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How to propagate Blue plumbago

Written by Maggie

Jan 25 2021

How to propagate Blue plumbago

How to propagate Blue Plumbago? Blue Plumbago can be propagated by sowing and cutting. Both propagation methods are not difficult to operate. The following are the propagation methods and steps of cutting and sowing Blue Plumbago.

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Sowing propagation method of Blue Plumbago

1. Sowing propagation preparation: Blue Plumbago sowing propagation can be carried out in April to June, when the summer and autumn of the same planting year can enter the flowering season. Its seeds are relatively large, and the sowing can be taken on demand. Choose loose and fertile the loam with moderate fertility first, install flowerpot or in a sowing hole dish, sprinkle water to let soil absorb water adequately.

2. Sowing propagation of Blue Plumbago: after the water falls, the seeds can be sowed on the culture soil, and the fine soil or sand that is more than twice the diameter of the seeds can be covered on it. After sowing propagation, the seeds are placed in a cool, ventilated and constant temperature environment. Pay attention to the moisture content of the soil at all times, make sure the moisture is right, and it will sprout in about a week. After germination, it can gradually see the light and enter the normal water and fertilizer management. When two or three pieces of true leaves appear, it is divided into pots with the culture pot, for normal maintenance. 

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Cutting propagation method of Blue Plumbago

1. Cuttage preparation for Blue Plumbago propagation: the best choice for cutting propagation of Blue Plumbago is from April to August. The selected branches are ideal with the semi-lignified shoots that were born in the current year. Branches from five to seven centimeters to more than ten centimeters may be long, cuttings to remove all the lower leaves, keep the upper section of 1-2 leaves can be, if the leaves are too large can also use scissors to cut off half of the leaves.

Cutting propagation method of Blue Plumbago: cutting propagation of Blue Plumbago can use plain sand, can also use loose and fertile loam with less nutrient content, installed in a Flower pot. Cuttings for propagating Blue Plumbago with a fine Bamboo stick, a hole in the soil, the cuttings inserted into the hole, with the middle finger and index finger clamp flower ear, slightly hard to make cuttings close to the matrix cuttings, after the completion of moisture spray. If the conservation environment is relatively dry, you can also put the flower pot, covered with plastic bags in a cool, ventilated and constant temperature environment, about ten days you can see it began to gradually restore growth. After sending out new bud, the plant that can cuttage becomes alive is planted inside the floret basin undertakes normal maintenance.

propagate Blue Plumbago