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tropical Hibiscus propagation

tropical Hibiscus propagation
Posted by Cheryl from MN on 2001-03-31 09:32:15

a friend has a couple of Hibiscus house plants that are in need of prunning. can I propagate plants from the cuttings? if so, how do I go about it?

propagating tropical Hibiscus

  • prunning hibiscus shrubs
    Posted by michael j. mcdonough (mimcdo@hotmail.com) from sun city west, on 2006-01-23 12:53:00

    When is the correct time of the winter to prun back my hibiscus shrubs? They are almost 3 feet high, yet they continue to bloom through January. Thanks, michael j. mcdonough
  • prunning hibiscus shrubs
    Posted by michael j. mcdonough (mimcdo@hotmail.com) from sun city west, on 2006-01-23 01:00:00

    When is the correct time of the winter to prun back my hibiscus shrubs? They are almost 3 feet high, yet they continue to bloom through January. Thanks, michael j. mcdonough

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  • propagating Hibiscus
    Posted by Cheryl from MN on 2001-03-31 09:48:41

    Quoting Cheryl: ------------
    -a friend has a couple of Hibiscus house plants that are in need of prunning. can I propagate plants from the cuttings? if so, how do I go about it?
    what I really need to know is what kind of medium should I use for the cuttings? water, sand, pitting soil, other?

    ps

    • Rooting cuttings.
      Posted by Will Creed from NYC on 2001-04-06 16:06:55

      Use a mix of peat moss and perlite in a 2:1 ratio. Tip cuttings with no more than two pair of leaves work best. The potting mix should be moist. Put the whole thing inside a sealed clear plastic bag to maintain the soil moisture and humidity. Provide warm temps, bright indirect light, and protect it from any direct sunlight.

      Quoting Cheryl: ------------
      -Quoting Cheryl: ------------
      -a friend has a couple of Hibiscus house plants that are in need of prunning. can I propagate plants from the cuttings? if so, how do I go about it?
      -what I really need to know is what kind of medium should I use for the cuttings? water, sand, pitting soil, other?

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