How Can I Root a Cutting From a Magnolia Tree?

Magnolias root quickly from softwood cuttings. image by melodi2: morguefile

Cut a 4 to 6 inch section of new growth. Strip leaves and dip 1 ½-inch bare stem in rooting hormone. Pot in perlite and mist daily.

Keywords: propagate magnolia, magnolia root cuttings, rooting magnolia

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Nannette Richford is an avid gardener, teacher and nature enthusiast with more than four years' experience in online writing. Richford holds a Bachelor of Science in secondary education from the University of Maine Orono and certifications in teaching 7-12 English, K-8 General Elementary and Birth to age 5.

Photo by: melodi2: morguefile