It's the first time I've tried this method.
Follow these simple directions to have a young plant in weeks, not months. Cut a sturdy stalk from a parent plant and trim off the lower leaves. Wear gloves when handling plants, mosses and soils. Wrap the base end of the cutting in a small amount of wet Mosser Lee's Long-Fibered Sphagnum Moss. The moss should be wet and the amount of moss should be no less than the size of a golf ball. To root cuttings this way, trim off the lower leaves as you would with any cutting.
Taxus canadensis cuttings for rooting.
Then wrap the base of the cutting in a small amount of wet sphagnum moss, and push it almost to the bottom of a glass. The moss must be kept moist throughout the rooting period, so water it.
Put the moss in a large bucket and moisten well with water to which you have added rooting hormone if you desire. Take a big handful of the moss, squeeze out as much excess water as you can, and place it toward the center of the bag leaving about inch margins all around the bag. Place your cuttings on top of the moss spaced bushfelling.barted Reading Time: 4 mins. May 04, Next I dipped the cuttings in rooting hormone, took a pencil to make a hole in the sphagnum and stuck the cutting.
After all the cuttings are stuck, put the lid back on the container(or if your cuttings are too tall like my last batch, enclose it in a white or clear plastic bag and tie the top(catch some air in it, like when transporting fish) and put in a warm shady spot(we are warm, so I can root.
Nov 16, Learn how to root plants in sphagnum moss my new favorite way to propagate cuttings and encourage growth of healthy soil roots! Sphagnum moss propagation is a great plant care skill to learn.
I used a whole block without reading the warning on the package.
Everything you need to know about sphagnum moss propagation! Hey guys, today I’m sharing a quick post about sphagnum moss bushfelling.barted Reading Time: 5 mins. Place about a third of the wet moss in the bottom of the hole and place the tree in the hole. Take half of the remaining wet moss and distribute it around the inside sides of the hole. (Photo 3) Cover the moss with dirt. (Photo 4) Water the area with a hose (Photo 5) Cut back as much of the burlap and wire as possible from the tree ball.