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Re: Plumeria Cuttings


Thanks everyone! BIG Help!
A

Andrea H
Beaufort, SC


> [Original Message]
> From: David Franzman <dfranzma@pacbell.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 8/20/2005 1:22:23 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Plumeria Cuttings
>
> Hi Andrea
>
> I have a couple of Plumeria that I have been growing for a few years now. 
> Take the cutting, sink it deep enough so that it stands on it's own. 
Water 
> it in once and then don't water again until you see leaves.  If the
cutting 
> produces flowers before leaves you should cut the flower stalk off. 
> Plumeria have very fine roots and overwatering the cutting will rot it 
> before it has a chance to root.
>
> In the winter allow it to go dormant in a dark area and give it zero 
> water...none at all.  When spring arrives put it outside again and water
and 
> feed it.  It's water dependency will depend on the number of leaves it
has.
>
> Mine are blooming finally.  It's been a very cold summer here.
>
> David
> http://www.atouchofthetropics.net
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: <hodgesaa@earthlink.net>
> To: "gardenchat" <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Saturday, August 20, 2005 5:35 AM
> Subject: [CHAT] Plumeria Cuttings
>
>
> > Jim in particular, I want to take cuttings from my three plumerias that
> > I have. They are HUGE and I doubt they will like the indoor Illinois
> > winters so instead of dragging the whole thing with me, I thought I take
> > cuttings.
> >
> >
> > I know you sent me some on the past of the Rubra but they didn't make
it.
> >
> > How long should I make the cuttings and how deep should I plant them?
(I'm 
> > only using vermiculite)
> > Should I use rooting hormone? How many cuttings should I take? Just
below 
> > a node as usual?
> > THANKS!
> > A
> >
> >
> > Andrea H
> > Beaufort, SC
> >
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