Lilac cuttings will need an indolebutyric acid hormone to encourage rooting.
Jun 14, Propagating lilac bushes from cuttings is tricky, but definitely not impossible. Take cuttings of lilac bushes from tender new growth in late spring or early summer.
Mature growth is less likely to root. Take several cuttings to increase your chance of success. Take cuttings in the morning when the weather is cool and the plant is well-hydrated. Mar 02, Rooting hormones – Once you have a cutting, dip the proximal end into water.
After water, use auxin, a rooting hormone. IBA is a common type of auxin and will help to establish and promote root growth. Lilacs are softwood cuttings, so to produce desirable results, use ppm.
May 01, How to Prepare Lilac Cuttings. I haul them all to my potting bench and begin. If the cutting is 8 inches I leave it that long, if it is 12 inches I cut it in half. Strip most of the leaves from the cutting. Coat the ends into the rooting medium or cloning Gel.
I like the Olivias but have switched to this one, Hormex 8. It is a bit stronger for semi-hardwood stumpchopping.bars: Sep 10, Use a Rooting Hormone To help root lilac cuttings grow, you'll need a synthetic auxin rooting hormone that imitates the auxins found in the plant.
Sep 21, Cut the leaves at the top two bud sets with a clean width-wise cut halfway down the leaf. Dip each bottom end of your cuttings into the rooting compound and immediately slip the cutting into one of the pencil holes in the soil mixture of the pot.