Sweetshrub

karyn1(7a)April 16, 2009

Can Sweetshrub (Calycanthus) cuttings be easily rooted? If so how and is it best to take new or older growth? What time of year is the best to take cuttings? A couple of my neighbors really like this bush so I figured I'd root some for them if possible.

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yiorges-z5il

Best time to take cuttings July.... Cutting used firm new growth. apply 0.8% IBA (Rooting hormone) Stick in well drained soil & mist. Bottom heat helpful. taking 40-50 days to root.

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karyn1(7a)

Thanks.

    Bookmark   April 16, 2009 at 7:35PM
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