[nafex] Elderberry Cuttings
nave1 at comcast.net
Sun Jan 22 10:03:39 EST 2012
I only have six, so I think I'll just start them indoors.
I just put them in water. We'll see how it goes.
On 1/21/2012 6:49 AM, mIEKAL aND wrote:
> Personally, I would hold them a couple months. But last year I bought
> a couple hundred of these in late Feb, holding them until late April
> when I could start them outdoors in my unheated greenhouse, and some
> of the cuttings had already become desiccated and I lost about 25% of
> them... which is to say I wouldn't hold them for too long..
> On Fri, Jan 20, 2012 at 8:07 PM, Dan Nave<nave1 at comcast.net> wrote:
>> I had ordered six elderberry cuttings from Elderberry Life, two each of Wyldwood 1 and 2, and Bob
>> They just mailed them to me and the instructions imply that I should root them in water and plant in
>> soil, then outside when danger of frost is past, or just in soil and then outside. I put them in
>> the refrigerator temporarily.
>> My question is, does it seem reasonable to start them like this so early? I would have to do it
>> inside or course, we aren't past the danger of frost until Mother's day (middle of May) and it was
>> 10F below zero night before last...
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