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Author Topic: Salvia cutting straight into the soil  (Read 25 times)


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Salvia cutting straight into the soil
« on: November 09, 2019, 11:20:10 pm »

Do you have any experience with rooting Sally cuttings in soil? I've used wet perlite so far, but since my mother plant keeps growing like crazy, I decided to try saving me some time and potting it straight into a wet soil with a lot of perlite to ensure properly aeration.
Will keep you updated :).
« Last Edit: November 09, 2019, 11:24:38 pm by Salvia »


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Re: Salvia cutting straight into the soil
« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2019, 05:31:45 pm »

I think this is the healthiest way to root, aside from growing aerial roots and then cutting off a section.

The roots are acclimated to the substrate right away, and get more oxygen & nutrients than rooting in water.

Downside is its harder to check on development than water or perlite...