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Jun 14, Propagating lilac bushes from cuttings is tricky, but definitely not impossible. Take cuttings of lilac bushes from tender new growth in late spring or early summer.

Mature growth is less likely to root. Take several cuttings to increase your chance of success. Take cuttings in the morning when the weather is cool and the plant is well-hydrated. May 01, Taking cuttings is an age old method of getting more plants from established ones to pass on or keep to expand your own garden.

Rooting lilacs from cuttings is a great way to get more of these beautiful bushes. Choose the lilac you wish to propagate. Take a few cuttings just after flowering. Dip in rooting hormone and plant in treemulching.buzzted Reading Time: 9 mins. Jun 04, Propagating Lilacs in pots. Some of the Lilac bushes I had rooted from cuttings were still in their containers and had suckers coming up in the pots.

When they growing well weeks you can plant them in the garden.

So I decided to divide those as well. It was quite simple as the roots were not that big yet. For potted lilacs, you just pop the Lilac out of the treemulching.buzzted Reading Time: 7 mins. Propagation by cuttings is one of the most popular ways to propagate lilacs. Cuttings should be taken when new green terminal shoots are produced. They should be four to six inches long, but should not be left out too long, because they will wilt easily and die.

The cutting should be dipped in a rooting hormone like IBA (Indolebutyric acid) which aids the plant. Jun 03, You can, indeed, take cuttings of your California Lilac (Ceanothus) to increase your stock of plants. Semi-ripe wood responds best and this is the right time of year to take them.

Rooting lilacs from cuttings is a great way to get more of these beautiful bushes.

Carefully pull away a healthy sideshoot of the current season's growth so that it comes away with a sliver, or"heel" of bark from the parent shoot. Propagating Common Lilac From Cuttings. Part of the series: Landscaping & Gardening with Jane Gates.

Propagating lilacs is something traditionally done from the cuttings of. Sep 10, Use sharp scissors or shears to take cuttings. This is a hardy plant, so cutting a few new growths for a better chance at rooting will not harm your lilac in the long run.

Plant Lilac Cuttings.