My Mom has the Passion Vine That Ate New York. About 3 years ago it went bananas and took over the entire side yard. She gets hundreds of really awesome fruit every year.
So I took a cutting from it 5 days ago and put in a jar while I looked for the rooting compound I bought in August of 2011:
I looked carefully this morning, and there's a little thingy sticking out the bottom of the cut end:
See the tiny little tube-like piece in the middle, sticking out about 1/16 of an inch?
Is that just a piece of xylem? Or could it possibly be a root?
Or do roots come out the side of the stem?
Does rooting compound keep for a year?
Any other tips for propagating a passion vine?
My Mom lives only 20 minutes away, so I can always get more cuttings.
The cutting seems to be doing fine in the water. The stuff at the top of the cutting has grown a little bit in the last 5 days.