Accidentally snapped oregano cutting


I was potting a rooted cutting I had taken from an older oregano plant and I accidentally snapped the growing tip from the plant. The cutting is around 3" tall. How will the plant get on with this injury? Will it still grow properly or should I make a fresh cutting? Thanks in advance.

Posted by: Pamela Croft (1 point) Pamela Croft
Posted: September 20, 2013


Oregano grows so exuberantly, your rooted cutting should do just fine. It can produce new growing tips just about anywhere.

Posted by: Peg Boyles (3 points) Peg Boyles
Posted: September 20, 2013

Pamela Croft commented,
Thank you for your response Peg, good news.
over 7 years ago.

Yep - Peg is totally correct. I've planted wilted plugs of oregano from the supermarket and had them root.

Generally, though - when I do cuttings, I do a handful at a time. That way you can afford to lose a couple if something goes wrong.

Posted by: David Goodman (67 points) David Goodman
Posted: October 9, 2013

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