Butterfly vine Yellow orchid vine

angel123(San Antonio, Tx)September 27, 2005

I have a Butterfly vine that is blooming now. I want to know how to make cuttings from this butterfly vine? Im new to this . Please explain!!! zone 8b.

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georgez5il(z5 IL)

Take a cutting of firm new growth. (the cutting should concist of 2 eyes or nodes.....)apply 0.1 to 0.3% IBA (rooting hormone) stick in well drained soil & mist.

    Bookmark   September 27, 2005 at 6:53PM
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Xtal(z8b Temple. TX)

Hi Angel,
I see that this is an old note. I was wondering if this above note was sufficient enough information for you?l While Geoge was right, he didn't mention that it helps to use more mature growth to work with. Young growth can't support it's life while waiting for roots to develop. So, you'd need to further up the vine for cutting material.

So, I'm wondering... have you had any success with the seeds? I've got lots of seeds and want to plant them.

Xtal

    Bookmark   November 9, 2006 at 8:47AM
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