Maple Trees
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tree cuttings

Zone winnipeg manitoba | georges added on August 23, 2016 | Answered

Is it easier to use seed or cuttings for a maple tree? The tree is full of red seed right now.

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Alisma
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Answered on August 23, 2016

Both are viable options. For rooting a cutting, you will need to have rooting hormone on hand (though you might have some success without it). To grow from seed, you will need to first make sure the seeds are mature, then do the extra step of cold stratification. Here's how:

http://maple.dnr.cornell.edu/kids/reproduction.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/maple/growing-maple-trees.htm

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