Trumpet Plant Propagation – How To Root Trumpet Vine Cuttings

By Mary H. Dyer, Master Naturalist and Master Gardener Also appropriately known as hummingbird vine, trumpet vine (Campsis radicans) is a vigorous plant that produces lush vines and masses of showy, trumpet-shaped blooms from midsummer to the first frost in autumn. If you have access to a healthy plant, you can easily start a new trumpet vine from cuttings. Read on to learn the basics of this trumpet plant propagation. How to Root Trumpet Vine Cuttings Propagating trumpet vine cuttings can be done any time of year, as the vines root readily. However, starting trumpet vine cuttings tends to be most effective in spring when stems are tender and flexible. Prepare a planting container ahead of time. A small pot is fine for one or two cuttings, or use a larger container or a planting tray if you plan to start several cuttings. Be sure the container has at least


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