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Red Flowering Currant (Ribes sanguineum)

Posted by penny1947 z6 WNY (My Page) on
Mon, Oct 31, 05 at 7:50

I just received several hardwood cuttings of red flowering currant from a Wahsington state gardener that I want to successfully root. I immediately dampened them and put them in Rootone and then stuck them in the ground. I am in western NY state. Our temps are still in the mid 50's at least for this week. Will they root outside here or should I dig them up and put the cuttings in potting soil in a container and keep the container inside for the winter? I really want to succeed with this shrub as I haven't been able to find any locally.
Penny


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RE: Red Flowering Currant (Ribes sanguineum)

I have best luck when I propagate these in a heated house... since bottom heat also helps speed rooting which normally takes 30-100 days


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RE: Red Flowering Currant (Ribes sanguineum)

Thanks George for your input. SInce I do have several cuttings, I will do half inside and half outside for comparison. I don't know what I would do with 6 shrubs anyway if they all rooted successfully.

I really appreciate your expert opinion. I have only rooted hardwood cuttings once before and it seemed to take forever.

Penny


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