Not all plants need to be planted with seeds. Moreover with this process, when your seedlings are formed, it will take quite a long time. Instead, you can propagate your favorite tree by cuttings, which means you will take a branch to plant a new tree. Plants are grown from cuttings are exact clones of the parent plant, so you have a complete idea of what you are growing. And in the article today, we are want to share a collection of plants and herbs that can propagate from cuttings.
Planting by cuttings will only take a few weeks, but this method is relatively simple and easy to do, as long as you follow the steps correctly. So this is why many gardeners prefer to plant new plants from cuttings. To do this, firstly, you need to cut a young shoot that has a newly sprouted bud, then put in a water bottle or rich soil to feed roots. Once the roots have formed, simply plant those trees into the ground and wait for growing.
The best way to regrow sage is by cuttings from a garden in the fall and grow it in spring. You can easily place the cuttings in water until they form roots, and then transplant them in to the pot.
Basil can be easily grown from seeds, but add to the variety by rooting up tip cuttings taken at any time of the year and place them in warm place under indirect sun.
Lavender is a wonderful herb with its beautiful aroma, you can easily grow this herb from cuttings. All you need to do is, take 3 inch tip cuttings in early spring and root them in cold frame. Then transplant them in to the garden beds after 4-6 weeks.
Thyme is one of the best herbs to start with, if you want to try and propagate a plant. You can use the new growth in the spring, regrow them using jar of water and transplant them in to the pot after rooting.
Rosemary is wonderful herb to start with, you can easily use new growth in the spring or basal cuttings in the late fall. The greener the stem, the easier it will regrow new shoots.
Mint is an herb that can grow almost anywhere it’s planted. You can easily regrow a mint cutting in water due to its soft stems. Once new cuttings has grown roots, transplant in to potting soil and water the herb once in a week to grow healthily.
You can easily regrow horseradish by simply dividing the root in to three pieces then replanting it about a foot apart in your garden. Or simply, plant it inside the moist and silty soil.
Oregano is another easy herb which can grow in a jar of water. Make sure to remove all its flowers and leaves expect on the top before keeping it in water.
Cuttings in the spring and start regrowing them in the moist compost and soil mix, make sure the leaves are covered completely.
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Choose a healthy plant and cut off its healthy leaves with 2-3 inches of leafy stalk. Poke a hole with a chopstick at 70 degree angle, then insert the stalk leaf in to the tray of moist compost and sand. Make sure to keep the tray moist and warm and in bright lit area.