Re: [IGSrobin] Propagating Pelargonium tetragonum
- Subject: Re: [IGSrobin] Propagating Pelargonium tetragonum
- From: "Larry Shone" firstname.lastname@example.org
- Date: Thu, 2 Nov 2006 11:13:20 -0000
I've not heard of this species, anywhre I can view a pic?
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From: "Robin Parer" <email@example.com>
Sent: Tuesday, October 31, 2006 4:16 PM
Subject: Re: [IGSrobin] Propagating Pelargonium tetragonum
> Dear Maria:
> We start all our Pelargonium tetragonum cuttings in perlite with about
> 15% potting compound and we pack them in at about 9 per 4" container.
> We set them about 1 1/2" under the soil. We keep them dryish, watering
> only occasionally and they root in about 6-8 weeks. We probably lose
> about 20%.
> Sorry to hear you are leaving Sacramento. Hope we'll still continue to
> see you and Kurt.
> Maria C. Boza wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I was wondering if any of you could give me tips on propagating
> > Pelargonium tetragonum from cuttings. I just can't make it work.
> > What sort of mix do you start your cuttings in? How much of the
> > cutting do you try to have underground? Whatever I put underground in
> > my cuttings just rots.
> > Stumped,
> > Maria B.