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starting trees from branch

Zone Ogden, Ut | mhfvern added on April 22, 2017 | Answered

Can I start a weeping maple tree from a branch?

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Alisma
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Answered on April 26, 2017

Yes, you can. The best way to do it is to take a softwood cutting, as explained in this article, and encourage it to grow roots:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/tgen/how-to-root-cuttings-from-various-shrubs-bushes-and-trees.htm

The rooting hormone will help, but most cuttings will root without it, so it's optional.

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