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Forsynthia, Wisteria, Hydrangea, Spirea propogation from cuttings.

Forsynthia, Wisteria, Hydrangea, Spirea propogation from cuttings.
Posted by John Green from Michigan on 2001-03-25 10:16:36

HELP..... I know that these plants can
be started from cuttings, but have
failed miserably in almost all of my
attempts. If someone knows a few of
the "details" of when to take cuttings,
what cutting to take, etc, etc, etc. I
really sure could use your solid sound
advice. Please post your replies, but
an email to be would be very much
appreciated. Thanks John
jgreen@coslink.net
  • cuttings
    Posted by Jerry Digman from 5b (StL) on 2001-04-02 15:12:45

    Use rooting hormone. These all propogate easily from soft and hard wood cuttings taken in the spring after growth has started.


    Quoting John Green: ------------
    -HELP..... I know that these plants can
    -be started from cuttings, but have
    -failed miserably in almost all of my
    -attempts. If someone knows a few of
    -the "details" of when to take cuttings,
    -what cutting to take, etc, etc, etc. I
    -really sure could use your solid sound
    -advice. Please post your replies, but
    -an email to be would be very much
    -appreciated. Thanks John
    -jgreen@coslink.net
  • Propagating
    Posted by Kimm from MI 4a/5b on 2001-03-27 12:18:53

    Forsythia is simple since they tip root readily. Just bury a branch tip and peg it down and it will root.
    The others need cuttings and the best book I've found on that subject is Geoff Bryants "Propagation Handbook, Basic Techniques for Gardeners". This will tell you how and when and how long.

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