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How to propagate Barbados gooseberry

Written by Maggie

Feb 04 2021

How to propagate Barbados gooseberry

The most common propagation method for Barbados Gooseberry is cuttings. Choose mature branches that are one to two years old and cut them into fifteen to twenty centimetres long, with the bottom cut diagonally. After that, soak it in a cup of water for two days, insert it into a porous substrate, and let it take root. In addition, Barbados Gooseberry can be propagated by grafting.

 propagation method for Barbados Gooseberry

Cutting propagation method of Barbados gooseberry

Cutting propagation method of Barbados gooseberry is its most main propagation method. The survival rate is very high, and the method of operation is relatively simple. The main steps are as follows:

Cutting propagation method of Barbados gooseberry time: as long as the temperature is appropriate, it is carried in late spring.

Matrix for propagating Barbados gooseberry: the main requirements are breathable and nutritious, available with more humus sandy soil.

Cutting for Barbados Gooseberry propagation: choose one to two years of mature branches. Cut it into pieces fifteen to twenty centimeters long, with several segments in each. Next, cut the top flat, the bottom sloping, and the lower two nodes off the leaves, as well as the top part of the leaves. When it's done, put it in a cup of water and soak the bottom one or two spots for two days. Then take it out and let it dry.

Barbados gooseberry cutting propagation: put the substrate into the container and moisten it with water. Then use a small stick or other tool to make a few holes in the substrate, insert the cuttings, so that one-third to half of the entire cuttings are not embedded in the soil. The matrix is then compacted and covered with a plastic bag.

Grafting propagation method of Barbados gooseberry

Grafting propagation of Barbados gooseberry is also a common method. Use semi-lignified Barbados Gooseberry sticks and prickly sticks. Pare off part of the skin of the branch with the blade first. Choose a Cactus about one centimeter in size, cut off the bottom of the centerpiece, and then insert the branches into it. Then put it in a ventilated and bright place for maintenance.

 propagation method for Barbados Gooseberry