Re: First Macropropagation experiments - Sddarkman619
Not so long ago in a place not to far away ... circa 2007 in Penasquitos ... I was purchasing TC's by the tray and growing them out in 1 gallon, then 5 gallon, and the few that didn't sell, to 15 gallon. I noticed that if I didn't stay on top of upsizing the pots the individual would get cramped and the rhizomes would start forming corms, sending up pups.
Also I noticed that if I took a 2' pup from a full size plant and place it in a tall 15 gallon, its going to start pupping in a year. So I would transplant 2' pups from mother plants at the end of summer into 15gal pots. Then in the spring when they started putting on some growth, cut the pseudostem about 5 inches above the soil line. By summer, lots of pups would be present.