Rosemary Cuttings

Last October I decided to take cuttings from our Rosemary bush, using this very useful guide: http://ruralgardener.co.uk/2011/10/10/time-to-take-rosemary-cuttings/. I admit to not taking cuttings very often, pure laziness on my part but now that I’ve done it and had good results I think I will try taking plant cuttings more often. I did not use rooting compound (simply because I didn’t have any) but it doesn’t seem to have mattered, the cuttings already have a small root system developing and seem happy in their rooting tray for now. I will pot them up individually once they’re stronger and the weather is more settled.

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4 comments

  1. I’m rubbish at most cuttings, the only ones I have ever really succeeded with are rosemary, no idea why, maybe they thrive on the neglect I tend to inflict on the poor things? Very satisfying though, particularly the first time you get to cut rosemary for a meal from a plant grown from a cutting. Like you I keep promising myself to do more propagating this way. Maybe next year…

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