What Is The Best Method And Time Of Year To Dry Hydrangea Cuttings? - Knowledgebase Question

Slingerlands, NY
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Question by SCORC31354
July 20, 2000
What is the best method and time of year to dry hydrangea cuttings? I have heard dryingthem upright in a basket works well, but mine shrivel up when I do this.

Answer from NGA
July 20, 2000
The dried blooms will naturally be somewhat shriveled and will change color; for best quality it is important to keep them out of direct sunlight. The following web page makes numerous suggestions for how to dry hydrangea blooms as numerous techniques will work.


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