The propagation of the Piss-off plant (Plectranthus caninus) with cuttings is easy. They grow well if there is at least one pair of leaves on each cutting, but also leafless shoots will root.
The pot does not need to be covered.
This plant can be grown from
At 15 °C/59 °F to 30 °C/86 °F the Piss-off plant can be propagated the year round.
Bright to part shaded with morning, evening and winter sun.
Mixes for indoor plants, herbs, vegetables or bird sand. Propagation in a water glass is also possible.
15 to 30 °C (59 to 86 °F)
New growth after
At 17 to 22 °C (63 to 72 °F) the first roots and leaves appear after 2 to 4 weeks.
Plectranthus caninus is a semi-shrub originating from South Africa. This member of the mint family is sold as Piss-off plant or Scaredy Cat Plant. The intense smell of the leaves and shoots is said to keep cats and other mammals away.