Texas Sage Cuttings: Tips On Rooting Texas Sage Bush Cuttings

By January 10, 2018Articles

Texas Sage Cuttings: Tips On Rooting Texas Sage Bush Cuttings

By January 10, 2018Articles

Texas Sage Cuttings: Tips On Rooting Texas Sage Bush Cuttings

By Mary H. Dyer, Master Naturalist and Master Gardener Can you grow cuttings from Texas sage? Also known by a variety of names such as barometer bush, Texas silverleaf, purple sage, or ceniza, Texas sage (Leucophyllum frutescens) is extremely easy to propagate from cuttings. Read on for tips on propagating Texas sage. Taking Cuttings from Texas Sage Plants Texas sage is so easy to propagate from cuttings that you can start a new plant nearly any time of year. Many experts advise taking 4-inch (10 cm.) softwood cuttings after blooming ends in summer, but you can also take hardwood cuttings while the plant is dormant in late fall or winter. Either way, plant the cuttings in well-drained potting mix. Some people like to dip the bottom of the cuttings in rooting hormone, but many find that the hormone isn’t necessary for rooting. Keep the potting soil moist until roots develop,

Texas Sage Cuttings: Tips On Rooting Texas Sage Bush Cuttings

By Mary H. Dyer, Master Naturalist and Master Gardener Can you grow cuttings from Texas sage? Also known by a variety of names such as barometer bush, Texas silverleaf, purple sage, or ceniza, Texas sage (Leucophyllum frutescens) is extremely easy to propagate from cuttings. Read on for tips on propagating Texas sage. Taking Cuttings from Texas Sage Plants Texas sage is so easy to propagate from cuttings that you can start a new plant nearly any time of year. Many experts advise taking 4-inch (10 cm.) softwood cuttings after blooming ends in summer, but you can also take hardwood cuttings while the plant is dormant in late fall or winter. Either way, plant the cuttings in well-drained potting mix. Some people like to dip the bottom of the cuttings in rooting hormone, but many find that the hormone isn’t necessary for rooting. Keep the potting soil moist until roots develop,

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