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What extra benefit does air layering provide over just cutting it

What does the air layering technique add to the rooting capabilities over just cutting it off and using rooting hormone. If the air layer stops circulation in cambian layer what does it matter if I ...
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Are these Ficus air layered roots ready to plant

I air layered this ficus. I think it is a microcarpa. Its an s-type they sell in nurseries. I am using it to make lots of smaller trees. The image shows the roots that have developed. I would like to ...
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How to trim a rubber tree plant when all of the leaves are at the top [duplicate]

I want to trim my rubber tree because it is too tall, but many of the leaves have fallen off. Now, there are only a few leaves left, and they are all at the top. I water it about once per week and ...
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How do I revive an air-layer that has dropped all its leaves?

I bought a Sweetheart Lychee air-layer a month ago. It is less than a foot tall. I immediately planted it in a plastic container whose diameter matched the canopy size. For the first week, I kept it ...
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Choice between a cutting and an air layer

I have the choice between buying a Kohala Longan tree that was either propagated by cutting or by air layer. They are both successfully rooted, but I would like to know the advantages of each ...