Can you take a branch cutting from a rose of sharon bush and root

radtechx_rayAugust 19, 2012

I received a few 3 foot cuttings of a rose of Sharon tree from a friend. My wife has been looking for this variety for a long time. I know that you should take cuttings in the early spring. is there a chance that I can propagate this plant now in late August? Please help if anyone has any ideas if this can work. Thanks Mike

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donaldvancouver(cool wet z8)

Hi- I know it would seem logical to post that question in this forum, but Rose of Sharon is actually not a member of the rose family- it's a kind of hibiscus. If I recall correctly, that family roots fairly easily from cuttings. But you might want to try one of the other forums to find someone with more direct experience.

    Bookmark   August 19, 2012 at 8:19PM
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I have rooted it from cuttings. I treat the hibiscus cuttings just like rose cuttings ... rooting hormone and planting them in a milk jug covered with the top of a soda bottle. I have good success this way.

    Bookmark   August 20, 2012 at 7:54AM
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