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Dec 17, Vitex are beautiful tree that produces gorgeous flowers during Spring and Summer. The leaves also smell great, like herbs. They are very easy to propagate. Jul 16, Update on these cuttings Just Posted treecutter.bar took the Vitex or Chaste Tree stem cuttings that I removed when I pruned the 1 gallon Root. Sep 21, Vitex, also known as chaste tree, can be propagated by taking softwood cuttings in late spring or early summer.
Take several cuttings, because some cuttings might not root successfully. Fill a container with coarse sand that has been moistened ahead of time. Any container with at least one drainage hole in the bottom will work. Aug 31, Softwood cuttings root readily May through July, before the inflorescence appears in August. They treat with rooting hormone. They use a perlite and peatmoss medium, and they mist at first. They reduce misting quickly as soon as rooting commences, because Vitex"declines rapidly under excessive moisture conditions".
Oct 27, Spring is best for seed starting; early to mid-summer for cuttings. Dip the cut ends in rooting hormone and set them in a pot or tray of moistened potting soil. Keep the soil moist but not soggy wet and set the tray or pot in bright shade (no direct sunlight) for weeks. Cutting a bough in the middle creates an open wound the tree can't cover over, leaving it completely vulnerable to pests and disease.
A real shame. Trees are our only protection against air pollution and are natural swamp coolers - and they keep temperatures down locally. Oct 16, Hardwood propagation: Take 8 inch long and 1/2 inch diameter cuttings in November – December. Stick several cuttings in a container filled with rooting dogwood tree cuttings potting soil or well-drained garden soil.
About an inch of the cutting should protrude above the soil line. May 15, Cut a few slits in it first to let it breathe. Fasten the mouth of the bag around the container with a rubber band or string. Watch for roots to grow. Once you have succeeded at rooting tree cuttings in water or soil, you can transplant the young plant to a larger pot or even to a prepared bed.