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What you need:
  • Pruning knife
  • Rooting hormone
  • Propagator
  • Seedling soil mix
  • A pot to put the cuttings in
Fill a clean pot with cutting or seedling mix. Leave some space, generally 1/8 from the rim and lightly tamp it down.
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Using a clean, sharp knife, remove a 3-4" non-flowering, young shoot.
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Trim all but the uppermost leaves off the shoot. Then make a cut right below a set of nodes.
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Dip the cutting in rooting hormone and insert it into the soil using a dibble or pencil. Helpful hint - the ends of cuttings tend to be wet. It's better to put a small amount of hormone in a dish and insert cutting into it.
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Place the cuttings in a propagation tray, or use the bottom of a two-liter bottle to retain moisture.
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Remove the cuttings from the propagator when roots have developed. A few weeks later, you should see new growth forming. After a couple of new sets of leaves have formed, use a narrow trowel to remove each of the cuttings.
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Plant each of the cuttings in its own individual pot and water thoroughly with a weak fertilizer solution.