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Mar 28, Willow cuttings root easily because the tissues contain a natural root-promoting hormone. They can be started any time of the year in pots, or outside in late winter or early spring. To start a tree from a cutting, select a healthy branch that is approximately 1/2 inch to 1 inch in diameter, and about inches long. Nov 01, To start a new tree from the stem of a willow tree, take a healthy branch, place it in moist soil in the spring or late winter.
If the soil remains moist, the stem should form roots in a month or so and by the end of the growing season will have a good root system. One of the best ways to propagate a willow is by taking cuttings of an existing tree and rooting it. Within a few months, you will have a new willow tree. Rooting is simply a process of several steps that stimulates the tree into generating new growth. Step 1. Feb 24, Willow trees are known to have invasive roots. Cutting the tree will do nothing about its root span.
You can cut the tree down, but you must kill the stump and root system too.
If not, it will continue to grow and cause problems. I've heard from the time I was young, to not plant a willow near any structure or you'll have problems.