How to Start Geraniums from Cuttings

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How to Start Geraniums from Cuttings

NEVER BUY ANOTHER GERANIUM PLANT FOR YOUR GARDEN.


Starting geraniums from cutting is very easy. This is how I start new plants.



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How to Start Geraniums from Cuttings
Geranium Plant Brought Into House


In the fall bring the geranium plant(s) into the house and put in a sunny location. By doing this you can propagate new plants throughout the winter months in preparation for spring.



STEP 1: With a sharp knife cut off the tender, new growth from the geranium plant about 2 - 4 inches in length.

How to Start Geraniums from Cuttings
Tender New Growth on Geranium Plant


How to Start Geraniums from Cuttings
Geranium Cuttings


STEP 2: Put the cuttings in a container (jar, vase, glass) with water. Remove any leaves that may be below the water level because they will rot.

How to Start Geraniums from Cuttings
Geranium Cuttings in Container with Water


STEP 3: Place the containers filled with geranium cuttings on a windowsill so they get a lot of light but not direct light.

STEP 4: In a few weeks the geraniums should begin to develop roots.

How to Start Geraniums from Cuttings
Geraniums with Roots








STEP 5: After the roots are established, it is time to put them in a pot with wet potting soil.

How to Start Geraniums from Cuttings
Potted Geraniums


STEP 6: Place the potted geranium cutting in a sunny location and water them regularly.

How to Start Geraniums from Cuttings
In Sunny Location


After plants begin to grow, you can transplant them to other containers or put them in the ground when weather permits.



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