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Can You Root a Geranium From a Cutting in Water?

By Caroline West ; Updated September 21, 2017

Geraniums are not propagated by rooting cuttings in water. To start a new geranium make a sharp cut four inches down the stem from the top, dip the cut tip in rooting hormone and plant the cutting in a well-drained, damp growing medium.


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Caroline West is a garden writer specializing in organic gardening, bulbs, and landscape design. When she's not tending her drought-tolerant, deer-resistant garden, she writes about gardening for online magazines and her local newspaper. West is also working toward a certificate in horticulture.