Saturday 7th June 9.30am
WORKSHOP: Propagation Three Ways
Shiloh Orchard shed, Napier Road, Mangateretere
(south side, close to the Napier-Hastings turnoff)
Experienced propagators Chris and Clare will help us learn new skills or update rusty ones.
Plant propagation by hardwood cuttings, root propagation and seed sowing.
Bring your secateurs, gloves, questions and seeds. We will provide pots, potting mix and have a range of seeds and cuttings to work from, but do bring along any material you wish to work with.
TreeCrop signs will be at the gate. Rain or shine event.
For more information contact Clare Buckner or Chris Ryan.
Cost: TreeCrop members free / non-members $10 each person
Or….. Join NZTCA on the day for $45 annual membership.
A few woody plants suitable for root cuttings………..
Cornus stolonifera (dogwoods) / Ficus carica (figs) / Hibiscus syriacus / Hydrangea spp
Lagerstroemia indica (crepe myrtle) / Malus (crabapple) / Paulownia tomentosa
Philadelphus coronarius (mock orange) / Populus (poplar) / Romneya coulteri
Rosa spp (non-grafted roses) / Syringa vulgaris (lilac) / Rubus spp (raspberry & blackberry)
Salix babylonica (weeping willow) / S. discolor (pussy willow)
A few perennials suitable for root cuttings……………
Acanthus mollis (bear’s breeches) / Achillea (yarrow) / Alcea rosea (Hollyhock)
Anemone x hybrida (Japanese anemone) / Anchusa italica / Brassicaceae (horseradish)
Cynara cardunculus (globe artichoke)/ Eryngium planum (sea holly) / Geranium spp
Phlox paniculata / Rhubarb / Symphytum spp. (Comfrey) / Salvia spp. (sage)