Petunia is one of the most beautiful flowers, pleasing summer residents and owners of personal plots with a long flowering period. A large number of varieties and colors allows you to create flowerbeds of amazing beauty. To provide yourself with different varieties of petunia in sufficient quantity to create a flower bed, it is not necessary to buy all the seedlings. A great way to save money and get what you want is cutting.
Buy in this case will have one lush petunia bush of different colors. If necessary, we give the bush to grow a little and divide it into separate parts.
It is easy to get up to 10 cuttings 5-7 cm long from one bush. If there are buds on a petunia by the time of grafting, they must be removed. So the flowers will take root faster. Each stalk is treated with Kornevin or another root-stimulator and planted in a pre-prepared cup.
The peaty substrate with the addition of perlite will be an ideal earth mixture for seedlings of petunia. Cuttings in this soil will receive all the necessary food and will not dry out. It remains to pour the seedlings, put it in the shade and cover with foil. In order to avoid mold, seedlings should be ventilated daily and, if necessary, watered. After one and a half to two weeks, petunia will have roots. Just a couple of days - and you can get rid of the film. After the root system is strengthened, it remains to land the petunia on a flower bed together with a clod of earth.