Can You Root a Rose by Putting a Cutting in Water?

Rose cuttings that are properly cut and have a green stem rather than hard wood can be rooted in distilled water. Experts recommend adding a rooting hormone to the cutting or using willow water to increase the chances of the stem rooting.

Keywords: rooting rose cuttings, plant cut roses, water rooting roses

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Vanessa Lascano began writing in 2009, with her work focusing on topics such as trivia facts and tourist attractions. She has an Associate of Arts in liberal arts from Victor Valley College with an emphasis in behavioral studies and is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in anthropology with a minor in history from California State University-San Bernardino.