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Rooting Salvias

Posted by deebie SC 8a (My Page) on
Sat, Sep 26, 09 at 19:45

Help! I'm a newbie at propagating. I have some black & blue sage that I would like to propagate. Can they be rooted in water? If not, and I use a peat/vermiculite mix do I need to keep it covered?

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RE: Rooting Salvias

They are easy but I would use the soil mix use 0.1% IBA (Rooting hormone) & mist several times a day (no cover) use a old windex bottle (etc.) to mist the plants

RE: Rooting Salvias

For those of us not around to mist several times a day a cover or tent works fine as long as it is ventilated at least every other day. Al

RE: Rooting Salvias

I've been using a 60% perlite, 40% planting mix with great success. Some professional gave me that formula. I also moisten this mix and dip the cuttings in willow water and 0.1% IBA.

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