May 01, Taking cuttings is an age old method of getting more plants from established ones to pass on or keep to expand your own garden. Rooting lilacs from cuttings is a great way to get more of these beautiful bushes. Choose the lilac you wish to propagate.
Take a few cuttings just after flowering. Dip in rooting hormone and plant in shrubnotch.buzzted Reading Time: 9 mins. Feb 12, Dip the ends of the cuttings in water and then into rooting hormone before sticking them in their prepared holes. Lightly press the moistened rooting medium around each cutting to hold it in place.
Sep 21, Water each container thoroughly to settle the potting mixture around the lilac cuttings. Place each container in a zip-lock bag, and place the containers in indirect light. Avoid putting the lilac cuttings directly in a sunny window, because the sunlight magnified through the plastic will bake the cuttings.
Feb 12, Prepare the Pots. Fill peat pots with moistened potting soil mixed with sand or vermiculite to accommodate at least three to four lilac cuttings, one cutting to a pot. This growing medium will. Jun 04, To plant your freshly dug lilac sucker in the ground, dig a hole deep enough, loosen up the soil some by digging around with your shovel.
Place your lilac sucker or shoot into the hole and fill back with the loose soil. Gently firm it in with your foot. Water it in well. Keep your fresh planted lilac watered until it is established.