geraniums - Knowledgebase Question

south jordan, ut
Question by gone_nba
July 23, 2007
I did the progation; that you cut a leaf's vanes and put it into soil? does that work with this plant?


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Answer from NGA
July 23, 2007

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Geraniums (Pelargonium) are propagated by tip or stem cuttings (or seed). I do not believe a leaf cutting will work. Leaf cuttings either stuck into the soil or placed flat and pegged down will work with only a few plants such as certain begonias and African violet and quite often with succulents. Here is an illustrated article on leaf cuttings to show you what I am referring to as a leaf cutting.

http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/depts/...

I hope this answers your question.

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