However, the crown, that part that produces new leaves, survives longer.
Apr 15, Learn how to take cuttings of a weeping willow tree and grow clones for your own backyard! The willow tree is an amazing species and is very easy to clone as. Nov 01, Answer: 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.
Some shade trees are also difficult to produce from cuttings and like the fruit tree are propagated by grafting. 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. Apr 23, If you are planting on a small scale, it is worth cutting your willow in winter. 12 inch strips are ideal as at least 6 inches will need to be planted in the soil. Keep the willow in water and it should start to root. Interestingly, we have found that damaged or scarred willow will root from its 'cut'.Estimated Reading Time: 5 mins.