Can rooting powder be used to propogate wisteria cuttings or jasmine cuttings?
asked by

Your answer

Your name to display (optional):
Privacy: Your email address will only be used for sending these notifications.
Anti-spam verification:
To avoid this verification in future, please log in or register.

1 Answer

Rooting Wisteria Plants:

In addition to propagating wisteria seeds, you can also take cuttings. Are you wondering, “How do you grow wisteria from cuttings?” Growing wisteria cuttings is not difficult at all. In fact, it is the easiest way in how to propagate wisteria.

 You can grow wisteria cuttings from leftover prunings, rooting wisteria plants, from cuttings starts with getting the cuttings. As mentioned, a great source of cuttings can come from pruning wisteria, but you can also take wisteria cuttings from the plant specifically for rooting wisteria plants. Cuttings of wisteria need to be taken from the softwood. This is wood that is still green and has not developed woody bark. The cutting should be about 3 to 6 inches long and have at least two sets of leaves on the cutting. Wisteria cuttings root best if taken in late spring or early summer.

 Preparing Wisteria Cuttings for Rooting: Once you have the cutting, remove any sets of leaves found on the lower half of the wisteria cutting. These will be the main points where new roots will develop. Trim the cutting so that the lowest node (where the leaves you just removed were) are 1/2 to 1/4 inch from the bottom of the cutting. If there are any flower buds on the cutting, you can remove these.

 

Rooting Wisteria Plants: Prepare a pot with well-draining potting soil that has been thoroughly moistened. Dip the rooting end of the cutting into rooting hormone. Using a finger or a stick, make a hole in the potting soil, then place the wisteria cutting in the hole and gently press the soil in around it. Cover the pot in plastic, either by placing plastic wrap over the top of the pot or by placing the whole pot in a plastic bag. It is important that the plastic does not touch the cuttings, so you may want to prop the plastic away from the cuttings with sticks. The plastic helps to hold in humidity, which increases the success rate of propagating wisteria from cuttings. Place the pot of wisteria cuttings in a place where they will receive bright, indirect light. Check the soil frequently and water when dry to the touch. The cuttings should be rooted in about four to six weeks.

 Growing wisteria from cuttings is easy when you know how to propagate wisteria correctly.

answered by (24k points)

Related questions

1 answer
asked Apr 7, 2014 by Pamela | 40 views
1 answer
asked May 9, 2013 by anonymous | 101 views
0 answers
asked Sep 23, 2013 by luciano, leeda | 68 views
0 answers
asked May 10, 2013 by anonymous | 71 views
0 answers
1 answer
Welcome to InTheYard.org. Please ask and answer yard and garden questions and help build a great gardening community.

Categories

Most popular tags

please help how to take care of yellowing leaves best time to prune how do i get rid of them harvest please help asap! browning leaves picking growing tips please help asap how to grow. how to grow pruning tips will it survive identify please identify not sure what to do yellow leaves transplant harvesting how to prune best time to plant help! freezing might not survive no flowers what do i use to rid them advice needed info. when and how to transplant get rid of invasive brown edges please help. help curling leaves should i remove i need growing tips no blooms please advise how to transplant what causes should i cut it back? pruning best way to transplant and when first time leaf drop buds falling off what can i do when to cut back best time to transplant should i cut it back advise on planting will it grow tomato plants what to do dying leaves turning brown leaves falling off ripe leaf problems caring for plants soil type watermelon what does it look like seeds planting gardenia plant mango and avacado tree propagation questions cuttings planting schedule melon ripeness brown leaves what are these worms hibiscus plant advise needed gardenning need advice were should i plant it how to treat tomatoes root depth get rid of fungus distance between plants dying leaves when to pick tomato plants leaves curling up how do i get rid of it when to harvest vegetables how short never bloom buy seed to plants please help! need help will they survive get rid of mushrooms permantely freezing fresh veggies yellow and dropping leaves time of year
14,025 questions
7,117 answers
288 comments
231,123 users