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Sunday, September 8, 2019

A Step-by-Step Guide to Propagating Bougainvillea from Cuttings with Ease

Cut a stem about 4” to 6” below blooms. Remove most of the leaves leaving only a few below the blooms.  Place in a vase and enjoy the flowers wherever you want for a few days. I like to use something clear so I can see the progress.

*You do not have to use a cutting with blooms. I just enjoy having the cheerful flowers inside.

Then place the vase in bright light, but not direct sunlight. I use a south facing window. Room temperature need to be seventies to eighties.  Change the water every three days. In two weeks or less, you should see little roots starting to develop.

At three to four weeks, it should have enough roots to place into soil. This one only took about seven weeks from cutting to blooming! They are not always that quick, so be patient.

* I used Mircle Gro  a week after I put it in soil. 

That’s it! So easy!

Happy Gardening!