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Where would I go to find out how to actually plant the plants once I get them in? I haven't really seen anything on this, unless of course there is no special method for doing so.
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depends on the plants you got. some you bury the roots, other's you don't. some can be bunched up, other's need a lotta space.

whatever the case, if your bunched plants have a metal weight on the bottom, remove the weight before planting.
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There's no place that has this documented? Like if you have stem plants, do this, if you have this style, do this? Or do they come with instructions? How do i know what ones to bunch up or space out? Or how do I know what ones I can bury the roots, or cut off?
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rhizomes, bulbs, stems, rosettes, all different ways to prevent rotting.... make sure you know exactly how to plant before you do it... trust me, take it from someone who didn't plant right and had a bunch of my first plants rot away on me.

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Ok, I know that I need to know how to plant right.
My question is, where do I get this information from!?
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There's really no documentation on this due to the fact that different plants need different requirements (yes, even in planting). Each species is different from the next, even though they may all be stem plants, and that becomes reflected in the way they're planted. To name a few criteria, certain plants grow better with a certain amount of spacing and some that require direct vs. indirect light...

It's actually better if you research each species by themselves or perhaps you could post which plants you're trying to work with if you want better clarifications.

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There's really no documentation on this due to the fact that different plants need different requirements (yes, even in planting). Each species is different from the next, even though they may all be stem plants, and that becomes reflected in the way they're planted. To name a few criteria, certain plants grow better with a certain amount of spacing and some that require direct vs. indirect light...

It's actually better if you research each species by themselves or perhaps you could post which plants you're trying to work with if you want better clarifications.

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oh yea that was the link that helped me get started!! thanks for finding it, tom. good lookin out
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That's exactly what I was looking for!
Thanks a heap!
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I second that link....Just what I needed
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Good requirements info for alot of plants can be found on the Tropica website:

http://www.tropica.com/default.asp
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