The Q&A Archives: Rooting a Rose clipping

Question: I have a clipping of an old fashion rose and would like to know how I can root it.

Answer: Nell,

I apologize for this delayed reply to your gardening question and hope it is still helpful to you.

Rose cuttings can be dipped in premoistened rooting hormone and then placed in a loose planting medium and covered with a clear cover. Then place it in a bright spot out of direct sunlight and in a few weeks it should be rooting. The following web site offers more info on how to do this:

Thanks for the question. Best wishes for a wonderful gardening season. Please stop in again soon!

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