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Can you tell me how to grow Hibiscus from cuttings?
According to the American Horticultural Society, most hibiscus root easily from cuttings. They suggest the following in Plant Propagation (1999, p. 131 and pp. 100-101):
The web page of Roz and Pat Merritt includes pictures and directions on how to take a cutting (scroll down to cuttings).
I also looked at GardenWeb, a gardening forum where experienced gardeners share their knowledge. Here is another link from this site which suggests layering, a process by which you bend a branch down to soil (usually in a pot), anchor it, and wait for it to take root.
Here is additional information about layering hibiscus, from Hibiscus World.
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April 19 2012 16:02:30