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Posted by charlietexas none (My Page) on
Sat, Apr 23, 11 at 20:10

how do you root cuttings from the bush. i recently cut back some bushes, planted nice wood in regular composted medium and let for four to five weeks. noting happened. no roots off the stems. looking for advice.

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RE: rooting

There are many critical factors: time of year, maturity and age of the wood, size of the wood, time of day, care of the wood, wounding the wood before planting, hormone treatments, planting mix, planting light, humidity, drainage, hardening off after rooting, etc. Many, many things to learn to become a propagator. The easiest way is to send cuttings to Kathy Van Veen at Van Veen Nursery in Portland, Oregon.

The hard way is to learn to propagate. A primer is available at:

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