'Prague Viburnum'

chowdhry(6b)March 12, 2010

Hello Everyone Here,

I would like to grow Viburnum x Pragense from cuttings (Common name: Leather leaf Prague Viburnum -A hybrid of V. rhytidophyllum and V. utile, Hardiness:USDA Zones 5 - 8, Max Height 6-10', Full sun/ partial-shade, Fragrance~spicy, White Flowers, requires well drained slightly acidic pH soil).

Has anyone tried growing it using softwood cuttings? Please post your experience or tips here, I'll be much appreciated, many thanks.

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yiorges-z5il

apply 0.8% IBA (Rooting hormone) stick in well drained soil & mist taking 80 days to root
hope this helps.

    Bookmark   March 13, 2010 at 9:19AM
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chowdhry(6b)

Thanks for the tips. What season would you recommend to start with: spring or summer?. Would you recommend artificial light/heat and cutting placed in zip lock bag to maintain humidity? Softwood cuttings I have are thin as matchsticks and I am not sure which cutting is better for viburnums; flowered/non flowered? Thanks again!.

    Bookmark   March 13, 2010 at 10:36AM
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yiorges-z5il

spring best time firm new growth best. if flower buds on cutting remove them. good air circulation important so open zip lock several times a day. indirect light best use windo with goo exposure

    Bookmark   March 13, 2010 at 7:12PM
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chowdhry(6b)

Thank you Sir!

    Bookmark   March 13, 2010 at 7:37PM
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