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Storing cuttings over winter

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Sometimes it just happens…a branch breaks in a strong wind; a neighbor unknowingly prunes their plant. The fall is NOT the time to take cuttings from plumerias. But sometimes you can’t avoid it. So what do you do?

Your first option is to root it, but that will require heat – most likely a heat mat.

If you can’t root it, then you need to store it. Typically plumeria cuttings don’t store well. It is best to root it soon after cutting it. But the Southern California Plumiera Society asked experienced growers how they store cuttings over winter, and their answers are very helpful!

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Mike Atkinson

Mike AtkinsonMike and his wife Stacy have been growing plumerias in San Diego's east county for almost 20 years. Mike coordinates public relations for the Southern California Plumeria Society. He has addressed groups all over southern California about growing plumerias. He is also an admin for the Plumeria Addicts Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/Plumeriaaddicts/View all posts by Mike Atkinson →