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Hi everyone! Newbie here so probably posted this in the wrong place and all that, however, if this cutting dies, I die with it.

Back story.

We recently moved from Cornwall to Armagh in the north of Ireland and before we left I hurriedly took a cutting of our 14yr old Jasmine which was a house warming present, i took a 6 inch cutting just below a leaf, removed bottom 3rd of leaves, dipped in rooting hormone powder and whacked it in some compost, I had a bag over it for a while but it was wilting so I removed the bag and mixed some garden soil in with it, now it's a week later and it doesn't look great! Any tips? Reprimands also welcome, I deserve it I'm sure!

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  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 77,293

    Patience ... all gardeners need plenty of it  ..... if it's still dead by next August I'd chuck it ... in the meantime put it somewhere sheltered, frostfree but not warm and keep it moist but not soggy ... then keep your fingers crossed.  

    Last edited: 21 October 2017 14:11:24

    “I am not lost, for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.” Winnie the Pooh







  • Ahh ok that's where it is and thats what I'm doing so good news all round! Thanks for the reassurance!

  • plant pauperplant pauper Posts: 6,234

    Well done on seeing sense and moving to the beautiful Orchard County in good old Norn Iron! Enjoy your Armagh apples! image

    I'm in the glorious Fermanagh Lakelands enjoying...the rain!

  • Haha sense indeed! It is beautiful here and although I visited my in-laws here I never dreamed i would live here!

    A lot of unruly land to retame and huge shoes to fill with the way it used to be but as the dove from above mentioned, patience!

  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 77,293

    You'll soon get used to a   s l o w e r    p a c e   o f     l i f e  image

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    “I am not lost, for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.” Winnie the Pooh







  • philippa smith2 says:

    Could simply have been a wee bit late to take the Jasmine cutting - better in early summer but not much help to you now. If the stem is still alive - a little bottom heat perhaps ?

    If all else fails, buy a new plant and pretend it is from your original - no one on the forum will tell on you image

    See original post

     haha thanks Philippa! Nobody likes a grass! We didn't get very long to prepare for the move really, bit of a surprise, but yeah plan B could save my wretched neck!

  • Dovefromabove says:

    You'll soon get used to a   s l o w e r    p a c e   o f     l i f e  image

    imageSee original post

     moving from Cornwall where everything is done 'dreckly' my pace is already pretty slow lmao!

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