penstemon cuttings

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  1. justracing

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    How soon should you pot these up after they have struck a root? I have around 20 cuttings pushed in round the edge of some 6" pots which I planted about 4 weeks ago using 50% seed compost and vermiculite. What's the best potting compost to use when potting them on?
     
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    I should leave them where they are untill new growth starts in Spring. They are more likely to die in the winter if disturbed now.
     
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      They're stood on a tray in an unheated greenhouse with the door open and they seem to dry quite quickly so I've stood them on some capillary matting
       
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      Bump...Any more input on this one, I'm a complete novice with cuttings!
       
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      Madahhlia's advice is spot on, which is why maybe no one else has replied.
       
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