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By albertoburrito
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How do you know when the baby vet plant is ready to be split off? Does it just completely detach, or do you have to break it apart?
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By albertoburrito
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I should have specified, I am talking about Vfts
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By MikeB
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When a division reaches 1.5-2 inches / 4-5 centimeters tall, it has separated from its parent. If you unpot and peel away the soil/moss, the division will simply fall away.
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By Greenthumbs Garden
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Yes what Mike says every time I've repotted that's when my divisions just easily fall away.
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By ChefDean
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Here's an example of dividing and repotting. Most of the divisions just came apart as I removed the moss, a few could be teased apart (they were still attached, but barely), and a few wouldn't budge, so they got left together.
The dang thing is still going nuts, so I'm going to do another dividing and repotting today or tomorrow.
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