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Monday - November 19, 2007

From: Blandburg, PA
Region: Mid-Atlantic
Topic: Propagation
Title: Propagation of Kalmia latifolia
Answered by: Nan Hampton

QUESTION:

How easy is it to propagate Kalmia latifolia from seed?

ANSWER:

The seeds of Kalmia latifolia (mountain laurel) are very tiny and apparently it isn't extremely easy to propagate them, but it also isn't impossible. You can find very detailed instructions for doing so from the USDA/NRCS National Plant Materials Center.

 


Kalmia latifolia

Kalmia latifolia

 

 

 

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