Jul 11, Water hardwood cuttings with a sprinkler until they start growing leaves, then mist-water the cuttings until they are rooted.
After cuttings are rooted, apply a dilute complete liquid fertilizer weekly. Plants can remain in the propagation bed until winter, when they should be transplanted into pots or nursery beds and held them for one year. Mar 12, Young first-year wood works best for this, blueberry plants don’t propagate as easily from older woody cuttings.
Our plants are still quite young, and we’re working with very thing cuttings. In an ideal world, take 6” long cuttings from cuttings first-year shoots that are about 1/4 inch in diameter, or the thickness of a bushlop.buzzted Reading Time: 6 mins. Hardwood cuttings – This type of blueberry cutting takes a bit longer to root, but it’s easier to work with hardwood cuttings.
The best time to take these cuttings is when the blueberry bush is dormant. The canes you cut should be at least one-year old, making it a mature and solid cane.
Hardwood takes over two months to grow bushlop.buzzted Reading Time: 3 mins. Jun 03, Blueberry Propagation Suggestions Gerard Krewer1 and Bill Cline2 Blueberries can be propagated by a variety of methods such as softwood cuttings, hardwood cuttings, suckers and tissue culture.
Most small or new growers purchase their plants from a nursery, but once a field is established, on-farm propagation becomes feasible.
Jul 26, Blueberries can be grown from both hard and softwood cuttings. Hardwood cuttings – Harvest hardwood cuttings in late winter, after the bush has gone dormant. Select a healthy looking stem that’s one year old (last year’s new growth) and cut it into 5 inch (13 cm.) lengths.
Stick the cuttings in growing medium and keep them warm and moist.
Nov 28, Hardwood cuttings are gathered in winter when the blueberry bush is dormant. Look for a 6-inch-long, 1/4-inch-thick cutting with no signs of damage or disease.