Taking Vietnamese coriander cuttings

Six propagation mistakes to avoid

Discover six common pitfalls to avoid when sowing seeds, taking cuttings and dividing plants.

There are various ways to propagate plants, including taking cuttings from roots and shoots, dividing rootballs and sowing seeds.

When carried out correctly, propagation allows you to boost your stock of plants, for free. However, there are some pitfalls to avoid, to ensure your seedlings, cuttings or divisions grow into mature, healthy plants.

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