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How do you propagate Sharon seeds?
To do this, take a handful of seeds, wrap them in a moist paper towel and put them in a plastic bag. If the seeds are viable, you'll see roots in about a week. Depending on where you live, you can sow rose of Sharon seeds directly into the ground in the spring after frost is no longer a threat or in the fall.
How do you multiply rose of Sharon?
Rose of Sharon can be easily rooted in June and July. Simply take several cuttings from the new growth about four inches long and remove all but the top two or three leaves. Then dip the bottoms of the cuttings into rooting hormone (available at most garden centers.)
How fast does rose of Sharon grow from seed?
Optimal growing conditions keep Rose of Sharon plants healthy and allow them to reach their mature size within four to six years.
Can you split Rose of Sharon?
Trim the entire height of your Rose of Sharon bush to approximately 18-24 inches. Dig up your existing bush to bring up the whole root ball. Divide the root ball in half once and then a second time to create four quarter pieces of your plant.
How do you deadhead Rose of Sharon?
The process of deadheading is when a gardener removes the blooms and seed pods of a plant after it has flowered and is starting to decline. The seed pods of the Rose of Sharon can be found just underneath the blooms. You can literally snip the flowers off the plant once they have finished being beautiful.