Cuttings from the Edge
The following are the notes used to describe slides that were shown at the Annual Meeting.
- Amaryllid leaf cuttings (early-mid summer, 1000 ppm Dip and Grow).
- Cuttings must be taken just after spring flowering since late summer cuttings do not root well (May — July in North Carolina).
- 1 to 2 inch long leaf cuttings.
- 8 to 12 weeks for rooting, shoots emerge 4 weeks later.
- Cuttings will rot if soil is kept too wet.
- Cutting stuck in twelve 4 cell packs.
- Eucomis comosa ‘Sparkling Burgundy’ plant.
- Eucomis comosa ‘Sparkling Burgundy’ leaf.
- Eucomis comosa ‘Sparkling Burgundy’ leaf cuttings rooted.
- Eucomis comosa ‘Sparkling Burgundy’ leaf cuttings rooted with new plants.
- Ledebouria ‘Gary Hammer’ leaf cuttings.
- Ledebouria ‘Gary Hammer’ plant.
- Amorphophallus propagation.
- Amorphophallus plant.
- Amorphophallus flower.
- Corm main bud removal (scooping) is done with knife in Feb–April, then allowed to dry for 4 weeks. Corm is then cut into up 4–8 sections with swollen eyes.
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