Asked by: Adilson Folkmar
asked in category: General Last Updated: 20th May, 2020

How do you propagate Lamium?

Propagating Lamium
Simply push a stem (still attached to the mother plant) down to the ground and cover it with soil so only the tip is visible. The tip will soon grow into a new plant. Division. Gently dig up the lamium plant in the spring or fall and separate it.

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Likewise, how do you propagate dead nettles?

Root Propagation

  1. Use a hand shovel to dig up a healthy plant.
  2. Separate the roots into two or three smaller 1-inch thick clumps using your fingers.
  3. Pour potting soil into a pot, filling it 3/4 full.
  4. Pour potting soil into small pots, one pot per each new plant.
  5. Use sharp scissors to trim healthy 4-inch stems from Lamium.

Subsequently, question is, can you take cuttings from Geum? Geums can be propagated by: Division - dig up in spring or autumn and break up into separate plants each with roots. Plant out straight away.

In this regard, how do you separate Lamium?

You can divide the plant any time of the year, but plant division is most successful in spring or autumn. The branches of creeping lamium root where they touch the ground. To divide the plant, lift the rooted stem segment and use pruning shears to cut the stem between the original plant and the rooted section.

What do you do with dead nettles?

Medicinal Uses of Purple Dead Nettle It is known in the herbal world as being astringent, diuretic, diaphoretic and purgative. It's also anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, and anti-fungal. The leaves can be used on external wounds or cuts, or as a poultice, similar to how you would use yarrow or plantain.

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