Position a sharp knife just below a node, then cut off the.
How to Grow a Peach Tree From Cuttings Step 1. Fill the container with sterile, moist medium such as a mix of equal parts peat and course sand or perlite.
Step 2. Stick the severed, hormone-treated end of the cuttings into the medium until the bottom one-third is buried.
Step 3. Set hardwood. Sep 21, Remove the leaves from the bottom of the branch and dip the cut end in rooting hormone powder. This will stimulate the hormones released by the plant during its growth cycles and encourage the branch to root. Set the coated end of the branch into a 2-inch hole pressed into a damp mixture of peat moss and sand placed in the plastic cup.
Dec 14, Cuttings are not often used to propagate fruit trees. However, peach tree (Prunus persica) varieties that have a naturally high rooting potential can be propagated with hardwood cuttings.