Propagation forum: Anyone tried the potatoes method

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Name: Colleen
Edgewood, NM (Zone 5b)
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Sep 28, 2016 10:54 PM CST
A few years ago I came across this method for rooting roses. It involves using a potatoes as part of the rooting process. You are suppose to stick your cutting into a potatoe and then plant the whole thing in a shady spot in your yard. I actually tried this once. The cutting promptly died but I did manage to grow a very nice potatoes plant that returned for 3 years straight. Hmm, maybe this rooting method works better for propagating potatoes?
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Name: greene
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greene
Sep 29, 2016 1:36 PM CST
There was a discussion here:
The thread "Start rose cuttings in a potato?" in Propagation forum
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