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What is the longest cutting I can take off of a fruit tree, dip in rooting hormone and have it root?
Hardiness Zone: 7b
When I was a little girl the elderly gentleman accross the street from us rooted and helped me plant a plum tree for me to care for in my backyard yard from one of his mature (already fruit bearing) trees ... I seem to remember the branch was between two and a half to three feet tall ... Decades later the people who had purchased our house from my parents let me come visit the yard and were still enjoying Daddyo's effort of love :-) That tree is huge now ;-)
Try several different sizes, as a test and see. What kind of results you get.
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Is there a rooting hormone I can buy, either liquid or dry, for pomegranate tree cuttings?
By Marcella C
You should be able to buy root hormone at a nursery or Walmart. I bought it in a powder form at Walmart.
I would like to root a 6 yr old weeping cherry tree and lilac cuttings. The cherry tree has a branch on one side of the tree. I would like to know if this branch can be rooted when cut. Also how do you root lilac bushes from branch trimmings?
Hardiness Zone: 5a
By monti from Midland, MI
dip the cuttings in a root starter product available at reputable gardening center. Some products have you soak the cuttings in water with the root starter until roots form and then plant.