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rooting hydrangeas

What is the best way to root hydrageas? Put in water to root or plant in soil?
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The best way to root hydrangea cuttings is in moist soil.
Take a fresh 5-6 inch cutting and remove the bottom leaves. Dip the cutting in a rooting hormone and place in damp (not wet) soil in a container. Cover the container with a plastic bag to keep in moisture. Put it in bright light but never in direct sun. Expect the first roots in 2-3 weeks.

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