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24/01/2014 at 17:11

What's the best way to propagate a vibernum bodnantense?

24/01/2014 at 17:17

Hardwood cuttings now. It may grow from soft wood cuttings but I've never tried it.

24/01/2014 at 17:18

Mine sends out suckers a about 6 inch from the original plants. I cut them off with a sharp spade and replant.

24/01/2014 at 17:30

Mine sends out suckers that are right up against the parent and I can't get them out, making a very tight bush and difficulty pruning out the old stems.

That may be due to the high brick and concrete content of my soil

24/01/2014 at 17:35

Self layers too!

24/01/2014 at 19:19

Will give it a go this weekend - love plants for free!

24/01/2014 at 20:17

Mine's too upright to self layer, I'll give it some help

24/01/2014 at 20:41

Thanx all. Haven't got a parent plant myself so hardwood cuttings will suit me better. Wish me luck!

24/01/2014 at 20:51

I'm sure you'll do fine HB

27/01/2014 at 09:05

Was tidying up my aunt's borders yesterday and guess what was lurking behind the shed - yup, in all it's fragrant glory.  So have a couple of layers on the go ????

27/01/2014 at 09:15

That's great HB

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