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Q.Take Cuttings of Camellias in Oct. For Rooting

Zone 39840 | laurie.mackey added on October 16, 2011 | Answered

What would be the best procedure in rooting camellias in Oct. ? Is there an advantage in chilling cuttings in fridge for a period of time before inserting them in media?

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Answered on October 17, 2011

Typically, this time of year, there is very little softwood on plants, so you would need to look at rooting hardwood cuttings. This article explains how to do this: http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/hil/hil-8702.html

You should not chill the cuttings before rooting.

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