How to Grow Lilacs from Cuttings

Do you know how to grow lilacs from cuttings? Lilacs are beautiful plants with brilliant purple flowers that bloom in spring. They love climates of chilly winters. They also emit sweet smelling fragrances when they bloom in springtime.

Some of the material you will be needing to carry out this kind of planting include: Peat pots, if you are going to be growing a small bush of lilacs Sand or perlite Pruning shears (don’t forget to sterilize them) Rooting hormone Spray bottle Watering can Gardening gloves 

The Materials you Will Need to Get this Done 

Getting the Timing Right

Times and seasons matter a lot when it comes to growing plants. They play a major role in rooting the seeds to germination and down to harvest.

‣ Hosting the Plant in a Pot Soil   ‣ Water Continuously and Observe  ‣ Observe the Cutting for Rooting 

How to Grow Lilacs from Cuttings

1. Hosting the Plant in a Pot Soil

The cutting needs soil to host its growth. To achieve this, get a peat pot and fill it up with potting soil. Let the soil mixture be made up of sand, soil, and perlite. Water it mildly and create a hole where you can plant the cutting.

You need to water the cuttings daily while you observe them in the process for noticeable growth changes. Never get the potting mixture extremely saturated or drenched in moisture. 

2. Water Continuously and Observe

A while after planting, you can go experimental to ascertain if the plant is deeply rooted downwards. You can actually tell if it has taken strong root beneath by the luxurious ...

3. Observe the Cutting for Rooting

As you stay consistent with the watering, cover the pot with a transparent and neat plastic bag. This is to create a humid environment around it. But you need to once in a while open the bag to allow for sufficient air circulation.

Taking Care of the Lilac Cutting

How to Grow Lilacs from Cuttings

The plant won’t have to stay in its pot confines forever. When you’ve noticed that the roots have matured and can withstand a couple of unfriendly environmental challenges, you can take it out of its pot soil and into a real soil outdoors.