How to take aster cuttings

How to take aster cuttings

Increase your stock of nectar-rich asters by taking cuttings – we show you how.

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Nectar-rich asters, also known as Michaelmas daisies, provide a boost for late-flying bees and butterflies.

Cuttings are a cheap and easy way to get more of these plants. Once taken, they’ll grow over the next 12 months and be ready to flower next autumn, which is when the availability of nectar starts to diminish.

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