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Red Passion Flower

Propagating  from Vine Stem Cuttings

Passion flower vine stem cuttings are considered either semi-hardwood (older growth) or softwood cuttings (new, more tender growth. 

Step 1:  The cutting should be placed in a container filled with water until the propagation process can be started.

Step 2:  Cut the vine stem just below a node and at a 45 degree angle.  Remove the lower leaves and all flower buds.

Step 3. Place a small amount of rooting hormone with a fungicide** in a zippered storage bag.  Place the stem cuttings in the bag, and make sure the stem is coated with the powder at least up to the first leaf node.  Holding the stem cuttings inside the bag, shake off the excess powder, then remove the stem cuttings from the bag (wear rubber gloves, preferably disposable ones).  Avoid getting the hormone on the leaves or upper portion of the stem.

Step 4:  Prepare a clean pot by placing a 1 inch layer of unprocessed sphagnum moss to prevent the soil from being washed out through the holes in the bottom of the pot.  Mix 1 part peat, 1 part vermiculite, 1 part perlite and 1 part good potting soil mix.  Fill the pot with the soil mixture until the pot is about 2/3 full.

Step 5:  Sprinkle the top of the soil with about 1 tablespoon of Soil Moist and stir it into the soil. 

Step 6:  Add enough of the soil mixture until the pot is 3/4 full.  Water well.

Passion Flower Vine after Over Wintering  in Garage


Cutting of Vine with Bud and Leaves still Attached

Vine Cutting being Dusted


Preparing Soil with Soil Moist
*Note:  Includes hardwood and softwood cuttings of house plants,  trees, shrubs and vines

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