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Indoor Gardening and Houseplants: anyone know how to root norwalk pines??

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tom1953
Kingsville, OH
(Zone 5a)

March 8, 2001
1:49 AM

Post #2087

I have a nice Norwalk Pine but it has a branch on the bottom growing off to the side, I would like to save it. But not keep it with the old fellow, any ideas on rooting it??
Tom
frog
Evansport, OH

March 8, 2001
10:29 PM

Post #56647

Hello Tom I'm reading strait out of my trusty Ortho house Plant book it say's under propagation for NIP "Hard to propagate without elaborate facilities" So I'm quessing it would be pretty hard to do. I too have one that I would like to get a start off of. I talked to a lady at a local greenhouse and she told me to just wait and that maybe my NIP would send up a new shoot from the roots then I could transplant that so I'm waiting!!! Sorry I could'nt be more help. Dan
Julie
Ashley Falls, MA

March 9, 2001
12:23 PM

Post #56764

Hi Tom!
I've read that you can't root branches of NIP because the plant that will grow from a branch is not programmed to grow up, (or something like that). Even if rooting is sucessful it will result in a plant that does not grow well. ...j.
Dicentra
Philadelphia, PA
(Zone 6b)

March 9, 2001
2:37 PM

Post #56809

Julie,
I read the same thing. Some pines can be layered with side branches and they could take a year + to root. If you are successful in rooting, though, a horizontal parent branch will result in a new tree which grows in a horizontal fashion, not topright...and vice versa with rooting vertical branches.
Trish

This message was edited Friday, Mar 9th 12:51 PM
carnolian
Port Hadlock, WA

June 14, 2010
5:43 PM

Post #7888960

I have a person with two really neat Norwalk Pines potted and in an office. one has a new stem coming out the top about 3"s, like a small tree. various well branchs all around. are there any new ideas or success's out there and what to do?

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