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How to Take Dahlia Cuttings

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Bulk up your dahlia stock now by taking cuttings. Most tubers produce lots of shoots and won’t miss the odd one or two. Start the tubers into growth a bit earlier than usual in pots or trays with the tuber just below the compost surface. Take cuttings when the new shoots reach about 10cm long. Strip off the lower leaves or they may rot in the compost. Many will root without using a rooting powder and, if you keep them moist and warm on a window sill, they should root in a few weeks - just in time for potting on and planting out.

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