cutting fronm azeala - Knowledgebase Question

springhill, Fl
Question by mcoledad
May 6, 2010
are azealas easy to make plants from cuttings?where do I cut on the plant? Is root ton ok?

Answer from NGA
May 6, 2010


You can take tip cuttings from azaleas, dip the cut end in rooting hormone and plant them in containers. I can take a full year for the cuttings to develop roots and for some reason they seem to root better when cuttings are taken in the winter rather than the spring. Just take 4-6 inch branch tips, strip the lower leaves, dip the cut end in Rootone and plant the cuttings in a nursery pot filled with potting soil. Keep the soil moist but not soggy wet. Best wishes with your project!

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