Japanese Maple Trees
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Japanese red maple tree cuttings

Zone 71112 | acarm added on July 19, 2016 | Answered

What's the best rooting hormone solution to root Japanese red maple cuttings? And when's the best time of year? Thank you!

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on July 20, 2016

Take cuttings when the trees are actively growing.
Rooting hormone of any brand will work.
There is conflicting research on how successful starting Japanese Maple is with cuttings.
Seed and grafting are preferred by many as a propagation method.

http://agverra.com/blog/propagating-japanese-maples-from-cuttings/
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/propagation/cuttings/root-stimulating-hormone.htm

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