How to take hardwood cuttings of roses

henry_kuskaSeptember 23, 2010

"The second half of September is the best time to take hardwood cuttings of roses."

The above quote is from the Telegraph Newspaper, London, England, see link below.

Here is a link that might be useful: link for above

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kstrong(10 So Cal)

wrong link, Henry.

    Bookmark   September 24, 2010 at 3:01PM
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Try this link. An interesting way to propagate roses.
Thanks Henry I like your postings.


Here is a link that might be useful: Telegraph news

    Bookmark   September 26, 2010 at 10:11AM
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I have had good success starting cuttings in the Fall, but not indoors. I'm sure others can do it but I can't. What works for me is to plant the cuttings on the South side of a building to protect them from the North wind and to get what sun that comes through the Winter. I do everything else the same as I would other times of the year except that I plant them a couple inches deeper. I remove some of the bark and apply rooting hormone and keep the soil damp. I also like to peg or layer roses in the Fall and let the root begin to develop through the winter. Since I'm in a warmer climate this may or may not work for you but I have had at least a 70% success rate with cold weather cuttings outside.


    Bookmark   September 28, 2010 at 11:05PM
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Just as Scott say, works great - I put mine in 'bands' in the ground so they can be easily moved & managed after they are rooted. I start them on a 1 x 20 foot border by our screened-in porch and it faces south. I use a bit of rooting powder and I can agree to a 70-75% or even better success rate.
Great idea in RE: pegging the roses to start new ones, awesome!

Thanks Henry - Jay

    Bookmark   January 23, 2011 at 8:32PM
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