How To Propagate Roses From Cuttings


How To Propagate Roses From Cuttings

Propagating roses from cuttings is a wonderful way to create new rose plants that are genetically identical to the parent plant. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to do it:

Materials You’ll Need:

  1. Pruning Shears: Use sharp, clean pruning shears for taking cuttings.
  2. Roses: Choose a healthy and disease-free rose plant to take cuttings from.
  3. Rooting Hormone: You’ll need a rooting hormone (powder or gel) to encourage root development.
  4. Pots or Containers: Prepare small pots or containers for planting the cuttings.
  5. Potting Mix: Get a well-draining potting mix suitable for rooting cuttings.
  6. Plastic Bags or Domes: These are used to create a humid environment for the cuttings.
  7. Rubbing Alcohol: For sterilizing your tools.
  8. Labels: Use labels to identify the type of rose cuttings.


1. Select and Prepare the Rose Cuttings:

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