bottle brush cuttings

norman-2009June 6, 2009

Who has the secret to rooting bottle brush cuttings?

I have tried several times with no success. What is the secret? Thanks.

Norman Robie

Miss. Gulf Coast

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I'm far from a pro, but I've had extremely good luck rooting it. Right now is a good time to take cuttings in my area. I just clip new growth, strip the leaves off the bottom, scrape it, dip in in my rooting powder and put it in damp coarse sand. I do have an intermittent mist system that might help a lot. I have had almost 100 percent survival of the cuttings. The hard part is getting them through the first winter. They seem to be tender.


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