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Can anyone tell me please when and how to take cuttings of Azalea. I have a lovely Azalea in the garden and we are thinking of moving so I would like to take it with me.
This should help
Azaleas are a popular spring shrub, often called "The Royalty of Flowers." They are hardy plants, requiring little help from gardeners once they are mature. Evergreen azaleas are also relatively easy to propagate by rooting.
Prepare for cuttings as soon as you see new on the evergreen azalea plant you wish to propagate. This usually occurs in June or July. The woody stems shouldn't snap with brittleness, nor should they bend like rubber.
Create a rooting medium of half peat and half perlite at least two days before taking cuttings. It should be between 2 and 6 inches deep in the rooting containers you prefer, either flats or small pots or cups. Water the rooting medium each day so it stays moist.
Take 2- to 5-inch cuttings, in the morning, using
Taken 3 cuttings today, fingers are crossed.