Oleander cuttings, technical-1

Oleander cuttings is very easy to make and can multiply your oleander simply and economically.

By taking a rod on your shrub, putting in a vase and then into a pot filled with potting soil, you warrant to him the’emergence of new roots and thus the birth’a new oleander.

So follow our tips for a successful oleander cuttings.



What is the best time to take a cutting:

Traditionally, oleander cuttings are in August. C’is indeed the time when you are most likely to succeed because the’shrub has just completed its spring growth period.
C’is also the right time to allow proper recovery from the earth’fall.

But the cuttings from the month of June is quite possible and even up’in September if conditions permit.

Technical oleander cuttings:

Take a cutting:

Oleander cuttings, technical-1Your brush has a plurality of rod that’called branches.
Not all are perfectly suited to cutting.

The better the non flowering stems, not too young but the wood should not be hard either.

They must be between 15 and 20 cm



Delete base sheets:

Oleander cuttings, technical-1Oleander cuttings, technical-1All the party will be submerged or buried must not have any sheet.

With pruning shears or a sharp knife, you will delete the’all the lower leaves to keep only the top leaves.

It is always preferable to heat or clean your tools to’alcohol to sterilize.


The picture on the right we see the 3 top sheets should soon s’open.

Cutting the base of the stem:

Oleander cuttings, technical-1By making a small incision, you facilitate the’appearance of roots.

A few millimeters, you'll cut down the stem.
For this, use a cutter or a sharp knife and sterilized prefer not to contaminate the cutting.

This step facilitates and accelerates the creation of root as the contact surface with the minerals and nutrients becomes larger.

Dip or cuttings in’water:

Oleander cuttings, technical-1For several days, you are going to leave or cuttings in a glass’water to give it time to develop roots.
You can change the’water 1-2 times a week to restore organic matter to the plant.

This step n’is not essential because you can directly plant the cuttings in a pot filled with potting soil.

But through this phase in water, you increase your chances of success.

Plant the cutting in potting soil:

Once the branch has a multitude of Raines, we have to put it in a pot.

This step must be careful because the root system is still very fragile and do not break them.
So take great care to plant the cuttings in potting soil, preferably special cuttings.

If you choose to directly plant the cutting in potting soil without going through’vase step, dip it in the’rooting hormone.
This will make the recovery.

Keep the soil moist for several weeks:

C’is important to keep a good level’moisture during the growth phase.
But be careful not to flood the cutting that could end up rotting.

L’Watering should be regular but limited.

Keep the cuttings in’frost throughout the’Winter:

If you bouturez in early’summer, your cutting has already reached a large size to’fall and that’Winter is mild with you, you will l’install in the ground soon the’fall.

But in general, it is best to keep your plant in a new pot and the’shelter during’winter.
At’fall, make a repotting into a pot slightly larger and install it in a bright, cool but where it does not freeze.

You can reduce watering and wait until the soil is dry on the surface between two waterings.

Getting land in the spring:

After all risk of frost, you can install your plant in a large pot with’directly outside or in your garden.

Again, be sure to mix the soil with garden compost or planting flowering plants because c’is that the top’it will have the most need’Nutrient to develop.

Water regularly, taking care not to flood the roots because the oleander is sensitive to’excess’humidity.

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