How to Propagate Polka Dot Plant: 3 Easy Methods You Can Use



The polka dot plant (Hypoestes phyllostachya) is a low-maintenance, colorful plant that’s fun to grow indoors as well as in garden beds. 

Best known for its dark green and white, pink, red, or purple freckles of variegation, this is also one of the easiest plants to propagate at home.

Propagating From Stem Cuttings

Propagating your Polka dot using stem cuttings has several benefits. It will help you create more plants for free or save an overwatered plant from root rot.


How to Propagate Polka Dot Plant Through Division

The best time to divide your plants is in spring or summer, preferably when you’re also repotting them. Start by thoroughly watering your plants one day in advance. This will help loosen up the soil and make it easier to untangle the roots.


Polka Dot Plant Propagation From Seeds

All Polka dot plants will grow flowers, especially in the summer. Unfortunately, after the plant blooms, it will reach the end of its life cycle and will slowly begin to die.


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