Propagation

Plants often spread on their own, but sometimes we lack patience and want to speed things up. Or we really want THAT plant. Learn to propagate here.

Sunpatiens seeds, cuttings and propagation – what’s allowed and what’s not

Sunpatiens is a plant that has been patented and trademarked. This means it’s forbidden to propagate it without permission. This status refers to cuttings, but seeds aren’t impacted. Sakata Seed Corporation is the current owner. It alone authorizes greenhouses and growers to prepare and propagate Sunpatiens flower cuttings. Seeds may appear spontaneously on a Sunpatiens; […]
Propagating sunpatiens seeds and cuttings

Lavender varieties that won’t bear seeds

Want to plant lavender but worried that it might turn invasive? Select a sterile lavender variety with seeds that won’t sprout. That way, blooming can continue unfettered without running the risk of turning invasive! Sterile lavender – selected Lavandin varieties Lavender is technically reported as an invasive plant in some parts of the world. In […]
Sterile lavender

Propagating perennials

A critical step in the life of perennials, dividing your perennial renews the plant’s vigor and propagates it in stride.
Division of perennials

Layering strawberry plants

September marks the beginning of fall, and it is a great time to plant your strawberries and layer them, too.
Runners of strawberry plants guided along a cement driveway to spread and multiply.

Propagating a mimosa tree from bark

This method of bark propagation works particularly well for the mimosa tree. It is especially useful if you wish to replace a tree that was damaged and you still have access to its remains.
Two slabs of bark from a damaged tree recovered with sprouting mimosa tree shoots.

Grow your own pineapples from scraps of the ones you find sweetest

Did you know you could grow a new pineapple from the leafy tip of the fruit itself? Making this pineapple cutting is great way to get a perpetual supply of this fabulous vitamin-full fruit! Pineapple (Ananas comosus) is a fruit that is now famous the world over. Though best results will happen in tropical countries […]
Pineapple cutting with roots

Preparing Rose tree cuttings

Ah, the joy of giving! A rose tree can easily be propagated, all the more that you’ll have taken a look at our great rose cutting tutorial. In a few minutes you’ll have grasped the easy key to preparing cuttings from your favorite rose plant. High success rate and other Smart Tips you’ll find in […]

Propagating Dracaena marginata plants: 3 techniques

The dragon plant is a tall plant that’s among the easiest to multiply. Dracaena marginata propagation works with any of these  techniques: beheading, stem cuttings, and layering. You’ll have an unlimited supply! Propagating Dracaena marginata Like all plants of the Dracaena family, the Madagascar Dragon plant propagates through its stems. In the wild, it flowers […]
Dracaena marginata propagation

Propagate lavender with these 100% propagation guidelines

Lavender is a famous Mediterranean plant. Propagating lavender is possible through seed, cuttings, layering (ground and air). In some cases, division of the lavender clump is also an option. Read also: growing lavender Seeds, easy but slow and not always true to form Natural lavender varieties have succeeded in reproducing through seeds over millennia. However, […]
Young propagated lavender shoots
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