Take a 2- to 3-inch (5 to cm.) cutting from a mature rosemary plant with a clean, sharp pair of shears.
Rosemary cuttings should be taken from the soft or new wood on the plant. The soft wood is most easily harvested in the spring when the plant is in its most active growth stumpgrind.buzzted Reading Time: 2 mins. Each piece of rosemary can create multiple stem cuttings Step 3: Prepare the rosemary Cuttings.
What we do next is cut that single rosemary stem into pieces - each one has the potential to grow into its own plant. Starting from the bottom, trim the original cut up to a fresh leaf node. A leaf node is where leaves are growing out of the stem. Your rosemary cuttings are ready to place in soil when you see 4 to 6 roots on each stem that are at least 1/2-inch long.
Use a sandy soil mix that drains well. Mix equal parts all-purpose potting soil and sharp sand. Gather two or three rosemary cuttings the following morning when the air is still cool and moist.
Select 3- to 5-inch-long side shoots with young growth at the tip and mature growth at the base. Today on Wisconsin Wonder Garden you will learn how to take cuttings from your Rosemary and more importantly HOW TO GET THEM TO GROW! The Rosemary is a great.