This may sound like the ultimate cliché, but growing your own trees, couldn’t be easier.
The video may explain how to take a hardwood cutting [and also the why] that little bit better than the diagram/ image above.
Keeping it on a simple level – don’t be afraid to have a go – that’s what gardening is all about.
And of course any problems or queries simply leave a comment below or drop me a line via
The points above note:
- cut made @ 65 degree angle above node
- stem roughly clean
- disease free stems
- cut made straight/ flat below node
- stems 12 inches long
- 3 inches above sand
- 9 inches below sand