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Salvia cuttings

I thought I'd show you cuttings from Salvia love and wishes which I'll be potting up later.
They're so easy to do in water and take about 3/4 weeks before the first root grows.

In the glass rose base are cuttings of Salvia Amistad, I took over the weekend...



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Janey, should I have put mine in water, rather than potted it up?

5 Dec, 2022

 

Great Janey. Glad you’ve told us it takes 3 or 4 weeks … I need to be patient! I did wonder as mine’s been in water for ten days but no sign so far. Maybe I should have brought it indoors? Mind you the greenhouse HAS been warm, but temperatures have plunged in the last few days.

5 Dec, 2022

 

No Shirley, it was already rooted. Well it was on posting..haha! These cuttings here are the tops of yours and Sheila's plants which were cuttings themselves. These need potting up now.
I think because we've cold temperatures now Sheila, they'd be best indoors where it's warmer. Do you prune your pink salvia in the autumn? I've so many of them, I love them and the scent of the leaves.

5 Dec, 2022

 

I wish I had thought to do these, so hoping mine facing the elements will survive!

6 Dec, 2022

 

Thanks Janey ... I have bubble wrapped all my pots of cuttings today and laid a piece of fleece over the top. I just hope they thrive through the Winter temps.!

6 Dec, 2022

 

Well done Janey.

6 Dec, 2022

 

Rose some are quite hardy, the Love and Wishes is. My friend has had hers in her garden for quite a few years now.

They should be ok Shirley, nice and toasty..:))

Thanks Linda!

6 Dec, 2022

 

My Salvia cuttings are under an old plastic vegetable box that belonged to our old fridge, and are in an unheated greenhouse. Fingers crossed......

7 Dec, 2022

 

Janey, that's being a tad optimistic ... :o)

7 Dec, 2022

 

Janey, I know I should probably wait till Spring before cutting back the deep pink Salvias, but some have grown so big and untidily that I have reduced some. Luckily there are plenty more!

7 Dec, 2022

 

Sheila, I passed a man in his front garden yesterday who was wielding a pair of garden shears and cutting back Salvia 'Hot Lips' by half. Dare I do the same to mine in the back garden?

7 Dec, 2022

 

That's what I've done Sheila, cut them down by half

That's a good idea Linda, makes a good cloche. :))

7 Dec, 2022

 

Hoping they flourish for you when you plant them out, Janey.

7 Dec, 2022

 

Thanks Kate, I'll pot them up till Spring, but that means all windowsills will be full..:)

9 Dec, 2022



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