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Q.Can The Top Of A Pine Tree Be Replanted And Grow?

Zone 65536 | Anonymous added on June 17, 2022 | Answered

20+ yr old pine tree is being cut down for removal. Can you cut the top 10′ off, delimb the lower 2′ and place the top portion back into new ground and get it to continue growing?

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BushDoctor
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Answered on June 24, 2022

No, but you could do that with the top 1 or 2' of the tree! This will be the only portion of the tip capable of producing roots. The smaller the cuttings, the better. Branch tips can root, as well!

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/pine/rooting-pine-tree-cuttings.htm

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