How To Grow Daphne From Cuttings

How To Grow Daphne From Cuttings. Keep the cuttings moist until roots grow. Insert the cuttings into pots of washed sand, or equal parts of sand and peatmoss.

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Daphne (daphne odora) charms gardeners with its leathery, dark green leaves and intensely fragrant flower clusters, which appear in winter when most other shrubs lay dormant. Remove all the leaves from the cutting, with the exception of the top two. Select the stem cutting from this year’s growth.

Insert The Cuttings Into Pots Of Washed Sand, Or Equal Parts Of Sand And Peatmoss.

Prepare some pots of sand/peat mixture that drains well but will keep a bit of moisture around the cuttings. Plant the cuttings sufficiently far apart that all leaves receive sunlight. I am showing you how to propagate daphne odora 'aureomarginata'.

Particularly Prized Are Those That Waft Their Heady Scent Across The Garden In Late Winter Or Early Spring, When Little Else Dares To Bloom.

There are many species, for sun or shade, so there are choices to suit most locations. One of the most fragrant spring flowering shrubs is a daphne. Remove all the leaves from the cutting, with the exception of the top two.

Place It In Bright Filtered Light And Keep It Evenly Moist Until New Roots And Foliage Develop In One To Two Months.

If your soil is heavy clay, try a raised bed filled with plenty of garden compost and leaf mould.