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Starting a Rose Cutting in a Potato

Does any one know if putting the stem of a rose in a potato and then burying it in dirt really works and how long does it take to grow roots?

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August 23, 20190 found this helpful
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It does work. The potato gives nutrients. I would dip the rose cutting in rooting powder first.

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August 25, 20190 found this helpful
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This method does work and adding or dipping the steam of the cutting in rooting powder helps to produce roots faster. I normally use a florist foam to root mine. You should try and scrape off a small amount of the green on the steam to expose the white inner layer first before dipping it in rooting powder.

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August 23, 20192 found this helpful

Check out the posting that one of our great contributors made on this very topic:

www.thriftyfun.com/Grow-a-Rose-Cutting-in-a-Potato.html

Happy growing!!!

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August 26, 20190 found this helpful

Awww that's me! YAY! And yes, please follow my post from the link above :) It totally works!

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August 23, 20190 found this helpful

Yes, it should work! Also many post this hack on YouTube.

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