• Serpentine layering works well for plants with long, flexible stems. Select a robust stem.

• Prepare several pots into which the stem will be layered.

• Select a section of the stem closest to the mother plant, dust it with rooting hormone, and firm it into the rooting mix in the first pot. You may need to use bent wire to hold the stem in the soil.

• Run the stem to the next pot and repeat the process. Repeat until all the pots are used.

• For woody stems, it may help to wound the stem before placing it in the rooting mix. Scrape off a portion of the bark on the underside of the stem and dust with rooting hormone before placing in soil.