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Secret Squirrel

Hi, I have had the above since April and its still going strong. It's a perennial, so can I take a cutting from it? If so what's the best way?


I don't know if we were foxed Mark, I was asleep 

I should think you could do cuttings. What's the root like, does it look as though it could be divided

Secret Squirrel

Hi Nut, It still looks a bit to small to try dividing. I don't want to kill it


I'd do cuttings rather than divide if it's small Mark. 

and stop waking me up at that hour...I have enough trouble sleeping!  


Secret Squirrel

Thanks Fairygirl, do I do the cutting in the normal way? cut below a leaf node, remove lower leafs?

Sorry for the early start I have to ask these things when I think of them


Not done them on violas myself Mark, but I'd guess that would be the way, and if you get bits with a heel it's often easier to get them to root, although I think you can also do them by layering into surrounding soil as they have that sprawling habit which lends itself to that method. Someone will know for sure 

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