Tap-rooted native milkweeds from cuttings?

dog_wonderOctober 9, 2007

I wanted to know if anyone has tried this and/or had success with it. That is, growing tap-rooted milkweed species such as A. viridis, A. tuberosa, and A. asperula from cuttings.

My gut feeling is that this would not work well. Anyone know?

Thanx...

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carol23_gw

Here's information about root cuttings. You are in luck as fall is the proper time to do this.

Here is a link that might be useful: Asclepias tuberosa root cuttings

    Bookmark   October 9, 2007 at 10:45AM
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dog_wonder

Thanx for the link.

My plants are not nearly big enough for root cuttings/tuber division yet.

    Bookmark   October 10, 2007 at 7:54AM
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