Plant propagation technique. Use this tag with questions about how to use cuttings when propagating a plant. How take the cutting, what medium to use for propagation, etc.

Creating a plant cutting, is a technique for propagating () plants asexually. It is also known as striking or cloning. The latter is appropriate as the new plant is genetically identical to the original plant.

A cutting is created by cutting a , rowing , or branch from an adult plant. This "cutting" must include at least one stem cell, and is placed in a suitable growing medium (e.g. moist soil is commonly used). The chances of success can be improved with the use of rooting hormone to stimulate the growth of .

Use this tag for all questions about cuttings and propagation via cuttings. An example would be how to create the cutting - different plants have different requirements as regards to where to cut and when to cut for maximum success.