Azalea cuttings blooming, what's up with this?

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  1. Donna S

    Donna S Hardy Maple

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    These are azalea cutting that I'm trying to propagate.
    But they are blooming. Are they ok or should I ditch them?

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  3. Philip Nulty

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    Hi Donna,..i would cut off the blooms,..that will give the cutting more strength to grow rather than putting most of its strength into producing blooms,..otherwise you should have good cuttings.
     
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    I agree with Philip Donna. Remove all the flowers and buds that way the cuttings will be far healthier. They look nice and strong so should do well for you.
     
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    I agree with Philip, but Donna, I am impressed! I hope your project works.
     

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