lupine cuttings

cobretti(5)November 20, 2007

Has anyone cut lupine before? I took some cuttings the other night and noticed the stems were hollow, will these root or not. I root in rockwool and have had problems with stem rot. Any advice?

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georgez5il(z5 IL)

I have propagated lupins in the spring using cuttings of firm new growth.... applied 0.1% IBA (Rooting hormone) Stuck in well drained soil & misted.... took 15-30 days to root.

    Bookmark   November 21, 2007 at 8:33AM
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cobretti(5)

Thanks alot G. Did you root them outdoors in your bed? In full sun?

    Bookmark   November 21, 2007 at 10:54PM
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georgez5il(z5 IL)

NEVER in full sun...... I use a greenhouse, heat in winter, shade cloth in summer with fans moving the air.

    Bookmark   November 22, 2007 at 9:16AM
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