Programs & Events

Plant Propagation: Rooting Woody Stem Cuttings

This program is Full.
Program Number: 
436
Program Type: 
Workshop or Trip
Date: 
Dec. 14, 2013 | Saturday, 9:00am
Multiple Times: 
Saturday, September 21st, 28th, and December 14th; 9am-noon
Requirements: 
Minimum Age: 18
Location: Other - N.C. Department of Agriculture Greenhouse; J.C. Raulston Arboretum
Fee: 
$35 ($30 for Friends) total for the series

Under the expert supervision of Dr. Frank Blazich of NSCU, this three-part series will allow participants to learn the techniques for successfully rooting many species of woody plants.  Cuttings will be taken from the J.C.Raulston Arboretum and will then be potted up and taken home in December!

Session 1: Introduction to Rooting woody stem cuttings. Saturday, September 21, 2013, 9am-noon. Meet at NCDA Greenhouse.
Session 2: Taking and sticking woody stem cuttings. Saturday, September 28, 2013, 9am-noon. Meet first to take cuttings at Raulston Arboretum and then prepare cuttings at NCDA greenhouse.
Session 3: Potting Rooted cuttings. Saturday, December 14, 2013, 9am-noon.  Meet at NCDA greenhouse.

Activity Level: Easy
Leader(s): Dr. Frank Blazich, NCSU Department of Horticulture and Jesse Perry, Museum Educator
Registration information: Registration required. Fill out online, print and mail the Museum’s Registration Form and Health Form with payment.

For more information contact Debbie Huston at 919.707.9840 or debbie.huston@naturalsciences.org.