Rooting a Piece of a Texas Sage Plant

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Many plants can be propagated by rooting cuttings. If you have a piece broken from your sage give it a try. Use a rooting hormone and the proper medium for this task. This is a page about rooting a piece of a Texas sage plant.


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Some repair guys went through my backyard and actually broke one of my Texas sage plants. The base is still okay; the top part broke off. I was wondering if I could still save that broken off part somehow or is it gone for good?

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January 26, 20170 found this helpful
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That might depend. There are two plants commonly called Texas Sage. Do you know which one you have?
I'm going to assume you have the shrub 2 to 5 feet tall and 4-6 feet in width that is called Texas Sage. If it is, you should be able to root and save your plant piece.
Put cutting in a 50/50 mix of perlite and sphagnum peat. Make sure the growing medium does not remain too soggy. Rooting should take place in about 4 weeks if it's going to.

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January 27, 20170 found this helpful

I would by some rooting hormone before I put it in the soil. This will help the roots to develop.

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January 27, 20170 found this helpful

thank you.. just makes you frustrated when a healthy plant/bush breaks..


He was "growing so well".. LOL. ok I will try Thank you

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January 28, 20170 found this helpful

I have only seen these in my travels and they can be beautiful!

Here is a site that has lots of information and instructions for maybe saving some of this top:

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