Rosemary bushes - Knowledgebase Question

rio rancho, Ne
Question by russho0308
September 1, 2008
I have several Rosemary bushes, 3-4 ft. diameter & 3 ft.tall. Can I cut back/prune and replant my cuttings to establish in other areas of my landscape?


Image
Answer from NGA
September 1, 2008

0

Rosemary roots nicely all summer long from tip cuttings about four to six inches long. Try to use a shoot that is not blooming. Remove the lower leaves, dip the end in rooting hormone and stick it into a barely dampened soilless potting mix. Cover with a clear plastic bag or a clear dome to maintain humidity and set it in a bright spot out of direct sun. Check for roots periodically and remove the cover to allow fresh air in every day or so.

You must be signed in before you can post questions or answers. Click here to join!

« Return to the Garden Knowledgebase Homepage

Member Login:

Username:

Password:

[ Join now ]

Today's site banner is by sunnyvalley and is called "Rose Mind Games"