How to propagate Pieris japonica

Written by Maggie

Sep 15 2021

How to propagate Pieris japonica

Pieris japonica propagation methods include cutting and sowing. Sowing propagation methods shall be selected to time in the spring and autumn season, and the need for seed disinfection, add the soaked in water for 30 minutes, take out after can be placed in a ventilated place to dry and then inserted into the soil, cutting method, as long as the shearing the stronger side, about 10 cm in length, disinfection of the wound on the wound with abt, again in soil depth of about 3 cm, 15 days or so can take root. Now, let's look at two propagation methods of Pieris japonica.

Pieris japonica

1. Sowing propagation method of Pieris japonica

When propagating pieris japonica by sowing, Pieris japonica seeds should be planted in the spring and autumn, when the temperature and light are relatively mild, which is very suitable for the growth of Pieris japonica seeds. Before sowing, the seeds of Pieris japonica should be disinfected to a certain extent and can be exposed to the sun.

The seeds of Pieris Japonica will be soaked in clean water for about 30 minutes and removed. Then, the seeds will be placed in the permeable and slightly acidic soil and preserved in a ventilated and light-exposed place. After about 3 days, the seeds will be able to grow new buds.

2. Cutting propagation method of Pieris japonica

Pieris japonica cutting propagation method is relatively simple. You can choose the strong new growth of lateral branches, the length of 10cm cut off. It is best to leave 4 to 9 leaves on the lateral branches, cut off after the need for wound disinfection treatment. Put it in a cool and airy place to dry. Let dry and then apply a little root powder to the cut area.

Then you can insert the treated lateral branches into the prepared pot soil. The depth of the lateral branches is about 3cm, then sprinkle a little water to make the soil slightly moist, and then put them in a place with good light and ventilation. Generally, the lateral branches will take root in 15 days. After that, normal maintenance can be carried out.

Pieris japonica