Interesting

How to Start Plumeria From Cuttings

How to Start Plumeria From Cuttings


We are searching data for your request:

Forums and discussions:
Manuals and reference books:
Data from registers:
Wait the end of the search in all databases.
Upon completion, a link will appear to access the found materials.

hawaiian plumeria image by Jeannine Comeau from Fotolia.com

Plumerias are large flowering tropical trees that come in a variety of colors and fragrances. Plumerias prefer growing outdoors and in full sun and, unlike most cuttings, you cannot root plumerias in water. Instead, use fast-draining soil and keep the soil slightly moist.

Fill a plastic plant pot to about 1 inch below the top rim. Use all-purpose potting soil or make your own with equal parts of sand, perlite and potting soil (or peat). The pot should have at least one drainage hole on the bottom.

  • Plumerias are large flowering tropical trees that come in a variety of colors and fragrances.
  • Plumerias prefer growing outdoors and in full sun and, unlike most cuttings, you cannot root plumerias in water.

If you don’t have a cutting already, take one from a plumeria tree . It should be about 12 to 16 inches in length and from a branch that appears to be healthy. Use hand clippers to make a sharp, clean cut.

Dip the bottom inch of the cutting in water and then in a root hormone. Rooting hormones are available for purchase at most garden stores. This is optional, but will help assure successful rooting.

Plant the bottom 3 inches of the cutting in the center of the planting pot. Gently pat down the soil to fill in any small pockets of air.

  • If you don’t have a cutting already, take one from a plumeria tree .

Fill the top inch that you left free in step 1 with gravel. This will keep the cutting steady and prevent it from tipping over.

Water the plumeria so the soil is barely moist. Do not water it again until the soil is completely dry (check it with your finger) and then water it just a little bit so that the soil is just slightly damp. In about 6 to 8 weeks, after the cutting has taken root and two to four leaves have begun to open up, water the plant thoroughly until the water seeps out the bottom of the drainage hole. Repeat when the soil dries out, which during the hot summer months may be once or twice a day.


Watch the video: How To Grow Hydrangea Plant from Cuttings. Hydrangea Propagation (June 2022).


Comments:

  1. Rosselin

    I congratulate you, your thought is very good

  2. Kazitaur

    And what's ridiculous?

  3. Arthgallo

    I consider, that you commit an error. Let's discuss. Write to me in PM, we will communicate.

  4. Sazragore

    quieter, everything is ok! everyone likes it, and me!

  5. Arakasa

    I am sorry, that has interfered... I here recently.But this theme is very close to me. Is ready to help.

  6. Tosida

    Brilliant sentence and on time



Write a message