Re: cotton rose cuttings

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Posted by Newt on October 27, 2002 at 13:32:13:

In Reply to: Re: cotton rose cuttings posted by Newt on October 27, 2002 at 13:27:14:

: : I live in Northwest Florida and the Cotton Rose trees are in full bloom. I very much want to take a cutting to root but do not know how to do this. Can anyone help me? Also, can a cutting be successful if the tree is blooming or should I wait. Please be VERY specific in your directions as I have never done this (i.e. type of branch...young/older, with sprouts, leaves?, length/diameter, EXACTLY where to cut, at an angle?, do I remove any leaves, put in water or soil, how long before I can tell if it was successful, etc). I read a bit about this technique, but the directions were too general. Thank you.

: Hi Laura,

: I did a search at google for cotton rose tree and got nothing. Do you have a Latin or botanical name for your tree?

: Newt

Hi Laura,

After I hit the post button, I thought that maybe you mean cotton rose. I did a search at www.google.com and put in quotes like this: "cotton rose" and here's one of the sites I got. It tells how to propogate it.

http://plantsdatabase.com/go/714/

You could also do a search at google for the methods of propagation as well. Here's a few sites that should also be helpful.

http://muextension.missouri.edu/xplor/agguides/hort/g06970.htm

http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/greenhouse/ornamentals/prop.html

http://www.landspro.com/

Hope this helped,
Newt

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