Information About Cuttings

Although the specifics of propagating plants from cuttings vary somewhat depending on the plant, the basic technique doesn’t involve a lot of advanced knowledge or expensive equipment. The best part is that by taking cuttings from healthy, mature plants, you can multiply your favorites. The information below will provide more specific information on propagating new plants by taking cuttings.

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Cutting Propagation Plants: What Plants Can Root From Cuttings

By Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)

Depending on the space, the costs of starting a garden can add up quickly. Luckily, savvy gardeners can grow a beautiful garden with little investment. Learning about plants that grow from cuttings will reward homeowners for many years to come. Click here for more info.

Plants That Root In Water – What Are Some Plants That Can Grow In Water

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

There are a ton of plants that root in water. They will eventually need a nutritive medium of some sort, but cuttings that root in water can stay in their aquatic environment while they develop a full root system. Click here for suitable plants and tips on the process.

Propagating With Semi-Hardwood Cuttings: How To Do a Snap Test For Semi-Hardwood Cuttings

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer

The cut stems of semi-hardwood should not be too young, yet also not too old. Plant breeders use a process known as a semi-hardwood snap test to select stems for cuttings. In this article, we will discuss testing semi-hardwood cuttings by doing a simple snap test.

About Semi-Hardwood Cuttings – Information On Semi-Hardwood Propagation

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

For home gardeners, there are three primary types of cuttings: softwood, semi-hardwood and hardwood, depending on the growth stage of the plant. Exactly what is a semi-hardwood cutting? Click on the following article to learn the basics of semi-hardwood propagation.

Natural Rooting Methods – Organic Rooting Options For Cuttings

By Liz Baessler

Rooting is a good way to propagate plants. Their success can be greatly increased by the aid of a rooting hormone. There are plenty of organic ways of making your own rooting hormone and this article will help.

What Are Root Cuttings: Information On Taking Cuttings From Root Growth

By Jackie Carroll

Propagating plants from root cuttings is unfamiliar to many gardeners, so they hesitate to try it. It isn?t hard, but there are a few things you need to know. This article explains the basics of starting plants from root cuttings.

Keeping A Mother Plant: Using Stock Plants For Propagation

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Managing stock plants gives you a ready and healthy supply of new clones to share or just keep for yourself. Use this article to get information on stock plants for propagation.

Honey As A Root Hormone: How To Root Cuttings With Honey

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

Did you know that honey may contain enzymes for promoting root growth in plants? It?s true. Many people have found success with using honey to root cuttings. Read here to learn more.

Root Stimulating Hormone: How To Use Rooting Hormones For Plant Cuttings

By Susan Patterson, Master Gardener

Popular ways to make new plants is from root cuttings, stem cutting and leaf cuttings?oftentimes using a root hormone. So what is rooting hormone? Read here to find out this answer and more.

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