rooting ginkgo cuttings

M & V animaux at ix.netcom.com
Tue Mar 3 18:21:36 EST 1998


Go out and buy some perlite and rooting hormone.  Follow directions on
the hormone package, find a node, if you know how to make a heel cut,
make one at the node and stick that into moist perlite.  Put a plastic
bag over the whole shebang and in about 3 months you may have roots.


Victoria


In <chull-0303981703450001 at ts2port70.port.net> chull at interport.net
writes: 
>
>
>I'm looking for help or direction in my effort to root four ginkgo
cuttings.
>
>I live in NYC, and there are several 20- to 30-foot ginkgo trees
across
>the street from my apartment. A delivery truck snapped off a low
branch on
>one of them, and I broke off 2- to 3-foot sections from the ends of
four
>branches. This happened three days ago, and I have had them stuck in a
>vase of water since. What else can I do to root these and eventually
plant
>them? (By the way, the planting would take place in North Texas, where
I'm
>moving in a couple of weeks.) 
>
>Any information about how to do this, or where to find information
about
>it, would be greatly appreciated.
>
>ch
>
>-- 
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