To grow a rose from a cutting? - Easy!

  • Dec 13, 2020

Good afternoon, my reader. Many gardeners want to grow their favorite rose variety from the cuttings. This is one of the simplest but proven ways to propagate ornamental shrubs. The method allows you to preserve all the characteristics of the parent: the identical shape of the buds and rich aroma for which this majestic queen of flowers is so valued. You will learn how to grow a rose from a cutting in this article.

Roses. Illustration for this article is used under a standard license © ofazende.com
Roses. Illustration for this article is used under a standard license © ofazende.com

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There are several ways to grow roses from cuttings

Outdoor reproduction

This method can be used for cuttings in late spring - early summer.

  • Choose fresh, non-wilted flowers with thick stems. Examine the branch; there should be at least 2-3 buds on it in an area 15-30 cm long from the flower.
  • In the place where the lower kidney is located, make a 45 ° cut with a knife and cut it crosswise to a depth of 5-6 mm.
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  • Step 2-3 cm from the upper kidney and make a straight cut with a knife.
  • To speed up root formation, immerse the cutting in a 1 tsp solution for 10 hours. l. honey for 1 tbsp. water or treat with "Kornevin".
  • Plant the cutting in a pot of flower pot so that only the top bud is visible above the ground. Water the plant and place a cut-off plastic bottle on top. Place the pot in a well-lit area.
  • Water the cutting and spray with a spray bottle daily. After about a month, the plant will take root and the first leaf will appear.
  • Transplant the rose into a large pot and take it out into the garden by the end of summer.
  • With the onset of cold weather, lower the plant into the basement. Plant the rose outdoors in the spring.
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Remember that the flower does not have a frost resistance graft, so plant the plant in the warmest place in the garden, and cover it with special material for the winter.

Rooting a rose in potatoes or water

  • Slice 20-30 cm pieces from rose stems. Place them in clean water so that it covers 50% of the stem. The water should be changed daily, using only distilled water. As soon as the roots appear, you can plant the flower in a large pot or open ground if it's spring or summer outside.
  • If it's late autumn or winter outside, try propagating cuttings in potatoes. You need to take a potato, remove all the eyes and stick the prepared shoots into it. Bury the potatoes in the ground and wait for the rose leaves to appear in the spring. Being in a potato, the future flower receives the necessary nutrients and is also protected from microbes.

Cutting according to the Trannois method

  • Using a knife, cut a piece about 20 cm long from the shoot with freshly fallen flowers.
  • Remove all leaves from the stem, leaving only a couple of the top ones.
  • Plant the cuttings outdoors at a 45 ° angle in the sunniest spot in your garden.
  • To shade the future plant from the sun, cover it with a half of a plastic bottle, removing it in cloudy weather.
  • Leave the plastic container until frost, even if the first leaves appear on the stem. For the winter, the plant must be insulated.
Roses. Illustration for this article is used under a standard license © ofazende.com
If you received cuttings in the fall, then it is best to dig them into the soil and insulate them well with a layer of straw.

You can also dig a hole in the ground, lay a covering material on the bottom, put cuttings on it and cover with the same material on top. Cover with earth and mark the storage location for the cuttings.

Have you tried propagating roses by cuttings?

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