[NAFEX] Rooting black currants

mIEKAL aND qazingulaza at gmail.com
Mon Jun 28 13:41:25 EDT 2010

Ernest...  I'm assuming these cutting were dormant if you cut them in
late April in your location?


On Mon, Jun 28, 2010 at 11:58 AM, Ernest Plutko <ernestplutko at wiktel.com> wrote:
> In late April I cut a total of eleven shoots from Ben Sarek and Ben
> Loman black currents.  The shoots were all about a foot long.  I just
> stuck the ends into the ground a few inches. All eleven cuttings are
> growing vigorously with multiple new shoots coming from each cutting.
> Yesterday, I dug one up to inspect and it has good white roots.  I
> read that black currants root easily but I am impressed how easily.
> It has been raining almost everyday for more than a month and the
> ground is too wet. It is too cloudy and the fruit tree leaves are
> getting a yellowish cast. Weather is good for cuttings but not for
> mature trees.  More rain is predicted.
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