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Spiraea betulifolia 'Lucida'

Common name(s): Birchleaf Spirea, Shinyleaf Spirea, White Spirea

Plant type: deciduous small shrub
Primary method of propagation: cutting
Alternate propagation method(s): seed, layering, division

Propagation by Cuttings

Cutting type: stem tip
Time of year to take cuttings: early Summer
Cutting maturity: softwood, hardwood
Rooting environment: intermittent mist
Comment: Harwood in Winter outdoors.

Propagation by Seed

Time of year to collect seed: Autumn
Time of year to sow seed: Autumn
Seed treatment: none
Preferred temperature for germination: 70 degrees F

Propagation by Layering

Type of Layering: tip, serpenti
Time of year to layer: no information
Wounding: no information

Propagation by Division

Division type: clump
Time of year to divide: no information