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By Windy64

Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom Gb

Hi everybody hope your all enjoying the sunshine.. my question is.. .. is now the best time to take cuttings from my philadelphus(belle etoile). ;-)




10 Aug, 2012


Thanks owdboggy my first attempt at cuttings.. ..thanks again ;-)

10 Aug, 2012


Sorry, was in a hurry. Best of luck with Belle Etoile. It is the one Philadelphus which has failed to root for me for some reason. Take 9 inches to 12 inches long pieces of the new growth (light brown in colour), cut below leaf joint and remove all the leaves except the top 2 pairs. Sometimes helps if you also rub out the leaf buds on the bits which will be under the compost.
Always take at least 6 cuttings, the rule is that 1 never roots but all 6 will.

11 Aug, 2012

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