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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.