How to take cuttings from pelargoniums

This quick video clip sees Monty Don demonstrating the easy process of taking pelargonium cuttings. Watch now to find out more.

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August is a great time to take cuttings from pelargoniums, to make compact young plants that can be easily overwintered indoors and will flower next summer. In this clip from Gardeners’ World, Monty Don demonstrates how to take cuttings from Pelargonium ‘Lady Plymouth’, which has richly scented foliage. Watch his step-by-step guide now to discover which shoots make the best cuttings, how to prepare and plant them, which compost to use, and how to look after them to encourage rooting.