Sep 21, Dip the bottom inch of the cutting into tepid water and then rooting hormone powder to coat it. Slide two dowels into the soil on either side of the pot and tent over them with a clean, clear plastic bag to create a. Nov 30, In this article on growing citrus from cuttings, I show how to root citrus rootstocks in stonewool. These rootstocks can then be used to graft citrus trees of many different varieties. For example, to propagate a lemon tree, rather than rooting lemon cuttings, citrus rootstock cuttings are rooted.
Let the waste water that collects the the bottom of the bag drain away.
A lemon cutting is then grafted to the rootstock. Grafting to a rootstock will produce a superior treenotch.barted Reading Time: 2 mins. Feb 26, Dip cutting in rooting hormone and then place into pot filled with potting soil.
Depending on pot size, you may place many cuttings into one pot. Place in tray and water the pots.
Because the cutting can stay alive on the tree while it grows roots, air layering seems like the best choice for me.
Also add 1/4 inch of water to the bottom of the tray. Place in part sun / mostly shade until cuttings are rooted.