Midsummer is the ideal time to take cuttings or when growing is semi-ripe.
Growing a new tree from a branch allows you to multiply the number of trees in your landscaping with little investment.
This is known as propagation and the small sections cut from the branches are called cuttings or stem cuttings. Many trees will grow from hardwood cuttings gathered while the tree is dormant, at the end of fall until the beginning of spring.
Water again after inserting the cuttings if the containers or frames are 3 or more inches in depth.
Aug 15, Introduction on How to grow plants from cuttings: A plant cutting is a piece of a plant used in horticulture to propagate it vegetatively. A plant section is derived from the stem, leaf, or root and can become a new plant.
Cuttings are usually placed in warm, moist sand.