Rooting plumeria cuttings is the most commonly used method to propagate plumeria, a cutting will produce an exact clone of the parent plant. Normally plumeria cuttings are quite easy to root if done in the Spring and Summer. All plumeria cuttings will root. Apr 16, Rooting plumeria from cuttings is very easy.
About a week before you plan to plant, you should harden off your cuttings. To do this, you can either take your cuttings from the plant or simply cut a deep notch in the spot you plan to make your cut. Your plumeria plant cuttings should be between 12 and 18 inches ( cm.) long. PLUMERIA ROOTING INSTRUCTIONS: Start with a small 6 inch plastic pot with good drainage holes. Use a mix that is light and fluffy and drains very well.
Sand and Cactus mix works great to root your plumeria. A little gravel at the bottom is best. Plant each cutting separately and plant the cuttings 3 inches deep in the cactus mix.
The most common mistakes are over watering and trying to root late in the growing season.
For difficult to root plumeria cuttings you can use a grow or heat mat placed under the pots to encourage new root growth. Plumeria roots grow best when the root zone temperature is between 75 and 85 degrees. Billerica Tree Removal - What We Offer. All of our pre-screened tree cutting companies in Massachusetts are licensed, bonded, and insured.
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