Mar 29, Hydrangea cuttings should reward you with a healthy root system within a month. After this, you can transplant your new hydrangea plant from its pot into the ground. Follow proper spacing guidelines for hydrangeas by allowing a 4- to 6-foot gap between plants. In time, the new plants will grow into flowering bushes. Dig a small trench near your hydrangea plant. Bend a branch down to the trench so it touches the soil in the middle of the branch (six to 12 inches of branch should extend past the trench).
Make scratches in the bark where the branch touches the trench soil. Fill. Jun 12, A leaf node is where a set of leaves will be growing. The hydrangea cutting should be at least 4 inches (10 cm.) long and should contain at least one additional set of leaves above the selected leaf node.
Snip the cutting from the stem. Next, strip all but the topmost set of leaves from the cutting. The cutting should have only two leaves left. Cut the two remaining leaves in half crosswise (not. Hydrangeas need to be planted in a space large enough for them to grow to their maximum size without much pruning. Hydrangeas are happy in sun to part shade, but too much shade will keep the plant from blooming.
Plant in fertile, loamy soil. Make a hole as deep as the root ball and three times its width.
Jul 21, In general, hydrangeas can tolerate a wide range of soil types. One of the perks of growing hydrangeas is being able to change their flower color. Although somewhat determined by cultivar, the color can be tweaked by the amount of aluminum in the soil and the soil pH. The soil pH determines how available aluminum is to the plants. Acidic soil (aluminum available to the plants) will Botanical Name: Hydrangea spp.