Propagating Blueberry Plants

Yesterday, we took cuttings from three different varieties of blueberries on the farm to propagate them by snipping off a bit of recent green growth. Most plants have the ability to produce new cloned plants from the parent in their stems and roots. Cells here can differentiate into other cell types, a quality called totipotency. Just by dipping these stems into rooting hormone, setting them in a mix of soil and perlite, and keeping them moist, in a few weeks we should have new blueberry plants rooting!

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