New life faded bouquet: grow roses from cuttings
Tips / / December 19, 2019
Rose from the bouquet can find a second life on your windowsill or country. Layfhaker tell you how to help cut flowers to take root.
1. we do cuttings
Growing roses from cuttings - a long process, but interesting. Once the flowers begin to fade, you can start.
Remove the flowers from the stems, buds, thorns and lower leaves. Cut the stems with a sharp knife or shears into several parts from 15 to 35 cm, departing from the upper and lower renal 1.5 cm. The upper cut must be straight, the bottom - an angle of 45 °. Make sure that the handle each have at least three live buds.
To cuttings do not withered away, the top cut is necessary to seal the wax from the candle. To do this, simply light a candle, and a second lower tip of each cutting into the melted wax. Then on day place cuttings in one-third the length of distilled water with a few drops of honey. The ideal option would be the bank with the remnants of the goodies on the walls.
3. take root
After 24 hours, you can safely pour honey water. She already satiated cuttings essential trace elements for the formation of roots. Then place them in distilled water, which layer should be 2.5 cm. Cover with a plastic bag and put in a bright place on the windowsill. Water can not change, just make sure that the level was constantly 2.5 cm. After 2-3 weeks, callus formed at the bottom, from which the roots will soon.
At this stage already cuttings can be planted in pots with a special ground for roses. But it is better to wait for the formation of roots.
Do not despair if you do not succeed the first time to grow roses. Even experienced florist is not always a virtue. But if everything is done correctly, then the probability of rooting is about 80%. To what happened, you should know a few simple nuances:
- In cuttings from the middle part of the stem better chance to take root.
- For rooting is best to use the domestic rose. Imported flowers are often treated with different drugs for long-term storage. But they can take root, so it's worth a try.
- It is best to take root cuttings of the summer, then go to spring and winter in the last place.
If you have patience and good humor - will succeed. And the flowers from the bouquet presented to many years will delight you with beauty and fragrance.