Nov 01, Fortunately, the willow is one of the easy trees to propagate by stem cuttings. On the other hand, the apple tree and many other common fruit trees are more difficult or impossible to propagate from stem cuttings. Some shade trees are also difficult to produce from cuttings and like the fruit tree are propagated by grafting.
Those cuttings will be used to grow the fourth-generation Old Willow, which will be planted on campus once one reaches a mature height and with input from the University Tree Commission. Feb 10, You can propagate willows by cutting branches any time of the year. Spring may be the best season because of the ample rain and the new tree will have the entire summer to become established before winter.
Take a cutting that is about inches long and the diameter of a pencil.
Next place the cutting in bushgrinding.clubted Reading Time: 2 mins. May 16, Cuttings from the tree will be used to grow a fourth-generation Old Willow. Generally, Flynn says, the commission decides which trees to add or remove from the university’s campus.
Can you grow Weeping Willow from cuttings? Cut a young branch from a healthy, mature weeping willow in late fall or early winter, when the tree is dormant.
Use a clean, sharp knife to take a branch between 1 and 6 feet long, about 1 to 2 inches in diameter at its base. Apr 14, Willow trees are so much fun to grow and it is very EASY to grow your own CUTTINGS at home!
In this video I will show you each step from taking the cuttings.