[nafex] Elderberry Cuttings

mIEKAL aND qazingulaza at gmail.com
Sat Jan 21 07:49:30 EST 2012

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
> Gordon.
> 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...
> Dan
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