How to take semi-ripe cuttings from herbs

Find out how to propagate your favourite Mediterranean herbs by taking semi-ripe cuttings, in this video with Monty Don.

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Make more plants for free by taking cuttings from your Mediterranean herbs, such as French lavender, Lavandula stoechas. Monty Don shows you how in this extract from Gardeners’ World. Watch now to learn how to take the cuttings and keep them fresh, what compost mix to use, and how to position them in the pot to improve their chances of rooting. You’ll also find out how to tell if a cutting has rooted and how to look after it to ensure it grows well.


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