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Author Topic: A different Q about potting up cuttings now?  (Read 1608 times)

newstart

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A different Q about potting up cuttings now?
« on: September 25, 2009, 11:14:25 AM »
Can i pot up cuttings till the end of October? I say this as it may be bad to do this nearer winter.

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Re: A different Q about potting up cuttings now?
« Reply #1 on: September 25, 2009, 11:48:18 AM »
I dont do enough cuttings but you want to do it while their is still enough warmth in the soil to encourage fresh root growth before frost come
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Re: A different Q about potting up cuttings now?
« Reply #2 on: September 26, 2009, 08:21:47 PM »
A agree with Mark entirely. If their growth is stopped due to colder weather they may rot off. I like to pot both seedlings and cutting no later than March (NZ, September for you), and only in a season which is reasonably settled. In changeable conditions, late September could well be too late.
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