How to make a plant from a cutting

Recently we went for a walk and discovered an American Beautyberry Bush growing wild. True to it’s name, it was gorgeous. I noticed it grew effortlessly near oak and pine trees. This gave me an idea. I have space in my yard under pine trees that doesn’t grow much. I also love attacking birds to my yard and berries are a great way.

So I took a cutting and attempted propagating it. Here’s how you do it.

Take a cutting,

Remove the lower leaves as the bare stem will be buried,

Then dip the tip into a dab of honey. Honey is a natural rooting hormone.

Lastly, place the cutting into the soil with leaves above soil level.

Water and wait to see if it works!

Have you had success propagating cuttings? Do you have any tips? I’d love to hear from you!


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