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Rooting cuttings.
When trying to root cuttings in water, does it matter whether the container is transparent or opaque, please?
(I want to try some penstemon cuttings in water.)



I dont really know, but i have used transparent glasses to root Hydrangea cuttings.

4 Sep, 2011


Thanks Julien,
I would try some and some, but I've only got 5 precious little cuttings!

4 Sep, 2011


don,t think it makes much difference really, iv'e always used old jars with no probs. but it is advisable to pot them up quite quickly as you see the roots form as they are easily damaged

4 Sep, 2011


Sometimes the roots form more quickly if light is reduced in the water, but I would just wrap the jar in foil, so it's easier to inspect frequently.

6 Sep, 2011


Thanks Kev, if they root I'll pot them up immediately; thanks Tug, that's a simple solution!

6 Sep, 2011


Your welcome!

7 Sep, 2011

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