Tulip Poplar Trees
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tulip trees

Zone Ridgeway VA 24148 | mrector0 added on February 16, 2016 | Answered

How do you propagate twigs from a tulip tree?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on February 16, 2016

You can cut a 4 to 5 " cutting from the tip of a branch.
Remove the lower one-third leaves and snip the remaining leaves in half.
Remove a bit of the bark with a knife on the cut end of the cutting.
Dip the end in rooting hormone and place the cutting in a pot of peat and.
sand mixture.
Maintain a constant level of moisture.

Place the pot in a bright, indirect sunny area that is protected from wind.
Start checking for roots in 4 weeks, but it can take up to 2 months.
Keep the new cutting in a pot until the following spring.
Winter over in a sheltered cold frame or garage with ventilation.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/tulip-tree/growing-tulip-trees.htm

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