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

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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.

Root A Rose By Putting A Cutting In Water?

Roses are a traditional and very elegant flower. Rose bushes can be grown from potted plants or cuttings of existing rose bushes. Rose blooms come in a wide variety of colors. Healthy rose bushes can last up to 50 years. Roses suffer from exposure to cold and improper pruning techniques. When gardeners are rooting and growing roses, it's important that they consider their region's temperature and water availability to choose the best variety of rose bush.

  • Rose cuttings that are properly cut and have a green stem rather than hard wood can be rooted in distilled water.
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