Plum is the easiest stone fruit to root by cutting. Preparing Cuttings Hardwood cuttings should be collected from healthy exterior shoots growing in full sunlight, with normally spaced internodes.
Cuttings should not be collected from overly vigorous or weak shoots. Basal or central stem portions of last season’s growth have the best rooting ability. Sep 21, Plum trees grow from seed or propagate through cuttings or grafting. Plum trees from seed may not grow true to seed if the plum is a hybrid variety. Propagating by plum tree cuttings is more reliable and produces a fruiting tree much sooner.
Plum trees from cuttings do as well as grafted trees and come into production sooner. The recommended method of plum tree propagation is from cuttings. Take a cutting from the plum tree. Dec 27, Plum trees are one of the easiest fruit trees to root from cuttings. By taking cuttings, we can be sure we are going to get the same fruit as the tree the cuttings are taken from, as opposed to possibly not getting the same fruit when grown from seed.
Growing plants from cuttings is rewarding and less expensive. Propagation. If you have one wild plum and you want more, you can propagate the tree vegetatively by taking stem cuttings.
Prunus species are among the easiest to root from cuttings. Hi all! I am in Melbourne, Australia (similar climate to San Francisco). I tried to propagate a bunch of plum blossom trees from cuttings. I potted them in potting mix and left some in the greenhouse, some inside the house with plastic bags over them.