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24/04/2014 at 08:50

hi all

a neighbour has this plant in there front garden and it is fantastic and I was going to ask them for a cutting of it. But I don't know how to do it. P.S the plant is in flower at the min.

 

24/04/2014 at 09:15

Will need a picture before we are able to give advice.

24/04/2014 at 20:31

Dicentra.  No cuttings.  Propagate by seeds or root division.between October and March.  Sow seeds in March in pans or boxes germinate at 15 deg C.

When I said no cuttings.  I was refering to stem or tip cuttings.  However root cuttings can be taken.   3-4 inches long.Insert in equal parts peat and sand.  Place in cold frame.

26/04/2014 at 06:49

Stem and tip cuttings don't work as Mike said. I took a rooted cutting of one last spring and it's coming on great.

14/05/2014 at 10:30

hi all got one from wilco for a pound when I opened the box it had three large roots in it.followed instuctions so I will see if they grow,

many thanks

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