I doubt it would work on bulb plants.
Cuttings sometimes called slips when rooted in water, that remain in water too long can become tangled and stringy or decline from the depleted oxygen and minerals in the standing water. When plant roots reach about 1/2 inch long you should take them out of the water and get them in soil.
Mar 29, Many types of cuttings produce roots growing in water. This is an easy way to grow some species. The old avocado pit suspended in water, or a glass of roots growing in water from a piece of inch plant are common enough sights in a sunny kitchen window. Most grow in tap water, but a denatured water may be best for sensitive plants. How to propagate plant cuttings in water: Take a cutting of your plant. Some have nodes, so make sure your cutting includes that, some just require you to cut off a leaf, and some produce pups all by themselves.
Put your cutting in a receptacle filled with water (room temperature rainwater is the best, but water straight from the tap will. Dec 15, Water the parent plant thoroughly a day or two before taking cuttings so it is not under drought stress. Cut 3- to 6-inch sections of stem that each contain a growing tip, if possible, off the. Dec 12, Moisten the potting mix lightly and insert the rooted cutting.
Place the rose cutting back in bright, indirect sunlight. Avoid hot, intense light. Water the new rose bush as needed to keep the potting soil moist, but never soggy. Empty the drainage saucer after a few minutes and never let the pot stand in pruning creosote bushes Reading Time: 2 mins. Jan 14, Cuttings can be used for propagating new plants and will root in water: Cut 6 inches from the end of the mother plant towards the end of spring or the beginning of summer.
Make sure that the cut is made just beneath a set of bushmulch.barted Reading Time: 8 mins.