Roses in potatoes

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Roses in potatoes

Post: #275748 sda
Sun Aug 04, 2013 6:36 pm

Hello! Has anyone else heard of taking rose cuttings by putting them in potatoes - does it work, do they become surrounded by a field of potatoes?

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Re: Roses in potatoes

Post: #275750 seasidegirl
Mon Aug 05, 2013 4:52 am

Have never heard of that but sounds interesting.

Do you mean putting the cutting in one potato or in a crop of growing potatoes?

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Re: Roses in potatoes

Post: #275759 diggernotdreamer
Mon Aug 05, 2013 9:26 am

I read this on another forum, it would appear that you stick the cutting into the spud which gives it moisture etc and then you when you harvest the potatoes, you just dig up the cutting at the same time and pot on

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Re: Roses in potatoes

Post: #275762 sda
Mon Aug 05, 2013 2:16 pm

That's it. That's all I know about it. Does anyone on here know anymore about it?

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Re: Roses in potatoes

Post: #275785 seasidegirl
Tue Aug 06, 2013 6:21 pm

Never heard of it before but it seems reasonable it could work.

Might have something to do with hormones as well as the food/water aspect. Having said that I don't think roses are that difficult to strike cuttings from. I've got a lovely one just flowered from a bunch of cheap cut roses I bought in Asda last year.


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