The Q&A Archives: Getting Clematis to Root from Cuttings

Question: What is the secret to getting clematis to root from cuttings? Davis Nurseries St Marys, WV

Answer: Clematis stems root best from half mature cuttings taken from late spring to late summer, treated with IBA rooting hormone, placed in a moist soiless medium and misted frequently. They should root in about 5 weeks. young wood taken now can be rooted, but tend to be less successful.

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