I have potted ti plants on my lanai. I really like them, but they have gotten to be really overgrown. I decided I’d chop them. People do it to their ti plants all the time – you just cut them down to a stump, and they grow new heads.
BEFORE (The pot on the left is before. I forgot to take a ‘before’ of the pot on the right)
Ti cuttings root really easily, so I stuck the chopped-off tops in a bowl of water. After a while, they will have roots, and I can plant them properly.
I was also curious about something I’ve seen in tourist shops: they sell a small piece of ti stem, and say you can just lay it horizontally on some dirt, and it will grow. I chopped some stem pieces and I’m giving it a try: