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Offline pastorp

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rooting a holly branch
« on: June 26, 2012, 04:46:08 am »
I would like to start a few holly trees for friends. I have a nice holly in the front yard but don't really know how to go about it. If I cut a branch and put the cut end in a can of water will it root? If not how do I go about doing this?

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Re: rooting a holly branch
« Reply #1 on: June 26, 2012, 06:23:30 am »
Plant the seeds or berries the tree has in the fall of the year. Is it American Holly? Youtube may have some good info. 
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Re: rooting a holly branch
« Reply #2 on: July 19, 2012, 04:22:53 am »
Well i have experimented with several different ways to do this... They one that has worked so far is to cut a short branch off & trim off the bark on about the first 1" from the cut. Place in water for a few weeks and then transfer into potting soil. Rooting powder was sugested by a friend too but in a remote alaska bush village it's hard to find.  ;)

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Re: rooting a holly branch
« Reply #3 on: July 19, 2012, 01:29:11 pm »
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