I would repot them at the end of August, and since September tends to be warm (in the States anyway), that will give the some time to acclimate. Cutting, shaping, any kind of trimming plants in any fashion is terrifying. Leaf is about 13cm in length it’s got another baby leaf coming. Yes, of course I was a proud plant mom. Either way you should be able to save the pieces you have. My another cutting Monstera I put in water last month was died after a week and I do not know why even he had an air root, I put in a little Hope that helps! You should see some pure white roots sprouting from the older ones, and that’s a good sign. Hi! Will it stop growing at all and just stay the way it is after the cutting? With cuttings, you have the option of rooting them in water first or simply sticking them straight into the soil. That’s as long as the mother plant is established enough first and healthy. can I propagate from a stem and node or do I need a leaf? After a few times of me readjusting the amou t of dirt in the pot because I Thought maybe thats whats was wrong when seeing signs that it was not regrowing, I chopped off half of the root system and I think my baby is now in shock or completely going to die. So, i removed all of it again and put it in water to develop some roots. Is it too late to save him? I have had mine for days and it’s not happy, brown leaves and drooping. I have a cat that enjoys chewing on my plants, and am concerned about his taste for greenery as I introduce new species into the household. They’re very easy to grow and propagate well – and are safe for pets! There should always be baby node, but yes you can cut a stem with one of the roots. Some cuttings, for some reason, take forever. I know they grow much more rapidly outside and you can definitely try propagating. When I did propagating in the past, sometimes the cutting ends up moldy or shrivels – resulting in so many bad emotions. , I recently stumbled upon a variegated monstera plant, I was able to get a good chunk of the matured root base but unfortunately the leaf that was attached snapped off!!! I selected a chunk on Monty that not only had two stems, also called petioles, but also had at least two leaves, too. I have a monstera growing vertically with single thick stem. Either way will work, it just depends on what you are comfortable with. What comes to your mind is that you would like to propagate this Monstera cutting. I have a Monstera cutting from months ago that I had kept in water. Cutting these long roots is fine, but you may want some chubbier stable roots to grow, so, personally, I’d trim roots and plop in water for awhile. But that growth also presents some problems, because a Monstera can quickly get too big for the available space. I’m in desperate need of help. I’ve cut off 5 leaves now,leaving at least 20 on the plant to help with the more upright habit. You or she can send a photo to my Instagram and I’d be happy to take a look! I would fertilize it in a few months once it’s acclimated to the pot. All the nodes have grown long and has a protective layer around them. Do you do it after propagation? Feel free to post them on leafandpaw’s facebook page and I’d be happy to offer more help! Thanks for any advice! Take a stem cutting. Taking a plant with very moist soil on the roots wrapped in plastic will survive or a cutting with damp paper towels over the node will work too. I have a Monstera that is about 10′ tall. Hi, I recently got my hands on 2 fairly unhealthy variegated monstera plants. They sound almost ready. They are not quite the same thing as they come from different plant families. I have just started trying this in water and the leaves are turning yellow on some. It would be leaving the mother plant looking a bit weird, I’m sure, but hopefully it will keep growing. Also check for bugs on the leaves and stems. what do I do. You do research on the internet on “propagating Monstera without node” for plants such as the Monstera deliciosa or Monstera adansonii.. You find many articles and conversations about how it is done and read about nodes. Hi Alina – that’s a tradescantia zebrina, or Wandering Jew. The small, pale green seeds also have a very short shelf life, unable to dry well or handle cool temperatures. It has no roots. I’d happily trade for a cutting or a propagated baby if/when we get to that point! Yes, that’s exactly what happens. Hi Margo, is the leaf going yellow or the stem? Thanks for sharing! Plus I use them for all of my other large plants too. I may need to see what the stem looks like, but you’ll want to at least cut a chunk off the top – this will encourage side growth. Thanks again. Hi Anna, I’ve done both. Should I water it a lot? Feel free to send photos to my FB page and I’m happy to take a look! Can you use a non glass, opaque container to regrow a cutting? Hi! As far as getting them to root, the stems won’t be enough – they’ll need a node which turns into the roots. How do you deal with that? A new leaf should pop up in it’s place, but it may take time. Hi, I’ve just repotted my Monstera that was quite a young plant that was originally a cutting, but I accidentally broke off trunk only leaving a small trunk stub and roots no leaves, do you think it will recover? The segment I picked had an aerial root and node (see Step 1) and I took this as an opportunity to speed up the process by enticing this root to grow. Make sure the water is clean and the cutting includes a healthy root, then place it in a bright room that receives day sun. As long as he is not getting harsh sunlight, he will be fine. I would place the cutting in a glass jar with water until that root acclimates, then you should be able to plant and bring indoors. Tie a piece of string around it to secure it in place, then enclose this in a clear plastic bag with air vents and tie it off at the top. Hi Eugenia, Yeah that isn’t a good sign, it should not be turning any kind of brown, especially after only a few days. Hi Anastasia, refreshing to find your page on these beautiful plants. I put it in water but now after reading online I am super afraid it won’t do anything, and I am not sure I can ask for another one…. You should still be fine. I kept on searching the net for no nodes but to no avail pls help. I’ll def give it a go now. Bummer if I did it wrong. Usually there are nodes at every place there is a leaf so you should be fine to cut where there is a leaf. Thanks for reading! I believe it is toxic to pets. If it’s the water, I would suggest using rainwater and you should see an improvement. I’d say once every couple weeks would be fine. Thank you Given the right conditions and support, Monstera deliciosa are long-lived plants that can grow 10 to 15 feet tall indoors and stretch 8 feet wide, with leaves that measure 18 inches across or more. Also, since it os growing vertically, I do not see the nods like the one your Monty has. Please assist. I decided to cut off a branch with three leaves and 2 ariel nodes and I am excited to watch Marty grow! Trim off any yellow leaves. It arrived in great shape, stem was round, no leafs on stem, just stem but fully rooted. Hi Leaf and Paw! But, if they are just the stems (no nub or ariel root) will that even be possible? Hi can I do it in this of month October? Good luck! I adopted my Charlie as he was unwanted. So, you can definitely keep it in water and they don’t mind it, but you’ll probably have to transplant it once the roots start to get massive. If I propagate my plant do I trim the long nodes then cut to propagate? 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