Indonesia: The establishment of vegetative house for ornamental plants

Pandemic Covid-19 has caused new hobbies in the community. One of them is housewives in Sipungguk Village, Salo Sub-Regency, Kampar Regenci, and Riau. Their new hobby is ornamental gardening. However, the limited income and the price of ornamental plants are increasing, so they are reconsidering adding their collection. Based on the background, this activity aims to:

  • Train the partners (housewives) in ornamental
    vegetative propagation
  • Calculate the percentage of live ornamental plants that have been propagated
  • Initiate the establishment of an ornamental plant vegetative house (Ruvetas) and business for the partners.

The activity stages consisted of socialization, training, and practice in making the planting media, cutting of Aglaonema and Caladium, cutting and grafting of Bugenvil, plant maintenance, as well as the ornamental plant business education.

The results showed there was knowledge improvement in the housewives, specifically in ornamental plants introduction (34%), making the planting media (45%), Aglaonema and Caladium cuttings (27%), Bugenvil cutting and grafting (45%), plants maintenance (33%), and ornamental plant business education (38%).

The percentage of live ornamental plants that have been propagated vegetatively by the partners showed a high survival rate, namely 86% of Aglaonema cutting, 90% of Caladium cutting, and 100% of Bugenvil cutting, as well as 67% of Bugenvil grafting. 

Read the complete research at: 

Rumah, Pembentukan & Tanaman, Vegetatif & Sebagai, Hias & Pemberdayaan, Wadah & Tangga, Ibu & Sipungguk, Desa & Kampar, Kabupaten & Permatasari, Adisti & Hartoyo, Adisti & Nafis, Muhammad & Natasya, Nurafni & Ulfah, Kamilia & Ariyana, Sopha & Raihan, Fajar. (2022). The Establishment of Vegetative House for Ornamental Plants as an Empowerment of Housewives in Sipungguk Village, Kampar District, Riau. 10.29244/agrokreatif.8.2.137-145.

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