Posted: 09/04/2013 at 19:50
I took some cuttings in September and a few have overwintered with minimal growth. I have been taking the tips out of the long growing shoots when they appear. Some cuttings look better than others! What now though. I split them from the cutting pots and put in individual modules in about January I think, I did this using spent compost. Do I now take them up, knock off excess compost and pot on. How do I get them moving and in my horsey terms 'kicking on'???? I have........ Looking good.... Coreopsis sunrise Geyser x3 varieties Scabiosa Looking sick but hanging on.... Dahlia Lobelia Platycodon (balloon flower) Fuschia Verbena rigida Never done cuttings before, I have only about 2-5 of each so sounds like lots but in total only 30 cuttings of which 15 look ok but not looking bushy or anywhere near as big ad the garden centre versions. Call me a dreamer but I really want to pick them up and top up my perennial collection and be able to give some healthy bushy plants away.