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Gelsemium sempervirens

Common name(s): Carolina Jessamine, Evening Trumpet Flower

Plant type: deciduous vine
Primary method of propagation: cutting
Alternate propagation method(s): layering

Propagation by Cuttings

Cutting type: stem tip
Time of year to take cuttings: Summer
Cutting maturity: softwood
Rooting hormone: IBA TALC 3000 PPM
Rooting environment: intermittent mist
Time to rooting: 10-12 weeks

Propagation by Layering

Type of Layering: tip
Time of year to layer: Summer
Wounding: one slanting cut 1/4-1/2 way through stem