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by gardeningmomma on May 20, 2006 04:24 PM
Anyone have any advice? And do I put the cutting in water or soil to root?
Thanks
by Jiffymouse on May 20, 2006 05:09 PM
you can prune them how ever you want. but only the "soft" (green) cutttings will root. this could be done either way. i did mine in water, but loz did her's in soil.
by gardeningmomma on May 21, 2006 07:51 AM
Okay, I did one of each. Hopefully both will do well!
by gardeningmomma on May 26, 2006 03:30 PM
The water cutting did not make it- the leaves are all brown and wilting off. The soil cutting still looks healthy. I hope it makes it. Should I give it something to boost it along? I gave it some root hormone when I took the cutting. Thanks.
by Jiffymouse on May 27, 2006 05:54 AM
nope, you have the right plan! just pretend it is already rooted and go from there!
by gardeningmomma on May 27, 2006 01:41 PM
Thank you [muggs]
by Tonya on May 27, 2006 11:30 PM
I pruned mine back quite a bit and stuck the cuttings back in the same pot...so far so good, it's been almost a month and the only one I lost was the smallest one. I have new growth on some and the rest are still healthy. Good luck! [grin] [flower]

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by gardeningmomma on May 28, 2006 12:38 AM
Thank you- i just want to do what's best for my cutting. Plus I'd love to know that I can root it successfully [grin]
by Jiffymouse on May 28, 2006 03:30 AM
sounds like you have!

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