May 01, Taking cuttings is an age old method of getting more plants from established ones to pass on or keep to expand your own garden. Rooting lilacs from cuttings is a great way to get more of these beautiful bushes. Choose the lilac you wish to propagate. Take a few cuttings just after flowering.
Dip in rooting hormone and plant in stumpgrind.buzzted Reading Time: 9 mins. Feb 12, Can You Start a Lilac Bush From a Cutting? The fragrance and beautiful flowers of the lilac would make it worth growing even if it were not an easy care shrub. The common lilac.
Jun 03, Place each cutting in a tray or small pot of moistened potting soil and drape plastic over the cuttings to make a tent which will help hold in moisture. Remove the tent for a few minutes every day to allow fresh air to reach your cuttings, then replace the plastic tent.
Hours of Operation Monday: am to pm Tuesday: am to pm Wednesday: am to pm Thursday: am to pm Friday: am to pm Saturday: am to pm Sunday: am to pm. Sep 21, Water each container thoroughly to settle the potting mixture around the lilac cuttings.
Place each container in a zip-lock bag, and place the containers in indirect light. Avoid putting the lilac cuttings directly in a sunny window, because the sunlight magnified through the plastic will bake the cuttings. Oct 23, You can plant as much as 3 to 4 cuttings provided the leaves are overlapping. Water Continuously and Observe You need to water the cuttings daily while you observe them in the process for noticeable growth changes. Never get the potting mixture extremely saturated or drenched in moisture.
Observe the Cutting for Rooting. Feb 12, Prepare the Pots. Fill peat pots with moistened potting soil mixed with sand or vermiculite to accommodate at least three to four lilac cuttings, one cutting to a pot.
This growing medium will. Jun 04, To plant your freshly dug lilac sucker in the ground, dig a hole deep enough, loosen up the soil some by digging around with your shovel.
Place your lilac sucker or shoot into the hole and fill back with the loose soil. Gently firm it in with your foot. Water it in well. Keep your fresh planted lilac watered until it is established.