Clematis help!

Lori88January 16, 2013

I just took a few clippings from my 10 year old clematis. I moved in the end of September nd didn't get them then. It froze yesterday and I went and cut few vines I know that would be green in early spring.
Is there any way I can start these? they are brown but not dead feeling. They feel hearty

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Propagating clematis from cuttings is probably the least efficient/most difficult way of increasing or growing these plants but it can be done. Not sure if growth existant right now is ideal but sure won't hurt to give it a try.

Check out attached link for details.

Here is a link that might be useful: clematis from cuttings

    Bookmark   January 16, 2013 at 2:41PM
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sandyl(Zone 6B -7)

I have 98% propagating success with laying. Take the longest vine you can find and scratch the surface next to a leaf bud and bury the section, cover with dirt and place something light weight on the area and forget about it for a couple months, but do make sure the area keeps moist. This time of the year is great for laying propagation.

    Bookmark   January 17, 2013 at 10:02AM
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Layering is the correct term. Agree, probably the easiest way.

    Bookmark   January 25, 2013 at 7:39PM
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