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how to propogate Forsythiax intermedia

mookins

By Mookins

Norfolk, United Kingdom Gb

wanting to keep these going as my mother wants some for when she moves
how do I propgate these?

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Easiest way is layering - peg a few shoots down either into pots or the soil, wait for roots (if you're lucky, by next spring, if not by the autumn) and then sever from the parent plant.

28 Aug, 2009

 

so it would look like a bamboo root with roots coming off instead of shoots?

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28 Aug, 2009

 

Well the roots will appear on the bit that's buried - you may still have growth continuing along the rest of the shoot both sides.

28 Aug, 2009

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You could also try heel cuttings, but Bamboos method would produce a reasonable sized shrub quicker.

28 Aug, 2009

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