At the base of the cutting, gently scrape off some bark on.
Nov 01, It is possible in the case of some tree species, but not all of them. Fortunately, the willow is one of the easy trees to propagate by stem cuttings. On the other hand, the apple tree and many other common fruit trees are more difficult or impossible to propagate from stem cuttings.
My daughter had to cut down her weeping willow after it was destroyed in a storm.
Some shade trees are also difficult to produce from cuttings and like the fruit tree are propagated by grafting. However, the willow is very easy. To start a new tree from the stem of a willow tree. Jun 16, Propagating Dappled Willow in water is as simple as placing the freshly cut stems into a jar or vase of water. Place where it will get indirect light.
And just like with soil propagation, no special rooting hormone solution is needed. Doing this in Winter or Spring is best because you won’t get intense sunlight like you do in Summer. Mar 28, Take a cutting from new wood on the willow, about 8" long (new wood is a term for that season's growth).
Leave only leaves on it at the tip. At the base of the cutting, gently scrape off some bark on two sides of the stem. This will help roots to grow from that area.