Holly Bushes
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holly cuttings butt end up?

Zone 22716 | Anonymous added on December 6, 2017 | Answered

do you put holly cuttings butt end up when buried in soil to root them? Is it too late to take cuttings for rooting in virginia?

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    Downtoearthdigs
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    Answered on December 7, 2017

    You place the cutting in the rooting soil in the same orientation it was on the plant, so the end pointing up (or away from the roots) is still pointing up. Winter is actually the best time to take holly cuttings. You can root and grow them indoors until the spring, or in a warm climate you can root them directly in the ground:
    https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/holly/holly-cuttings.htm

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