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Se­lect the cu ing ma­te­rial from this year’s new growth and to keep it fresh pop it into a poly­thene bag sprin­kled with wa­ter.


Pre­pare the in­di­vid­ual cu ings by trim­ming above a pair of leaves and be­low to leave a short stem ap­prox­i­mately 2½-5cm (1-2in) long.


In­sert the pre­pared cu ings into cell trays of root­ing com­post of three-quar­ters multi-pur­pose com­post with one-third Ver­mi­culite.


Place the tray in a prop­a­ga­tor, wa­ter, then stand out of di­rect sun. To keep the cu ing turgid, mist daily with wa­ter.

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