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Are hormone rooting products effective?

From personal experience, I'd disagree with the statement that rooting hormones are ineffective, but it depends what you're using it for. I prefer the powder formulation to gels or liquids because ...
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Think this rooted?

Looks like your plant has gone through a rough path. It has not one but multiple issues. It is definitely under stress. The leaves are dried and curling which shows that lack of humidity. If there ...
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What extra benefit does air layering provide over just cutting it

Air layering is used when the stem cannot be easily bent down to the ground for ordinary layering. Both types of layering recognize that some plants are hard to root and will root more easily if ...
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Taking a cutting from cherry Tree

Having tried this (unsuccessfully) with "spring cuttings" (friends were moving and leaving their house with cherry tree, so it was then or never) my research into it suggested taking cuttings in the ...
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Are these going to become roots on these cuttings? They're taking forever to appear, and I'm worried about the cutting not getting nutrients

Those look very much like the start of roots to me. If you are getting new leaf growth (which I think you are, but the picture is of-course point in time), those are roots - and I'd be considering ...
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Should I nip flower buds to encourage rooting

Important: I have zero experience with trees, all of the below is based on rooting of Pelargonium(a flower) cuttings. Regard everything as a comment instead of an answer to go by!!! Yes. Flowering ...
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Bare rooted trees vs potted

I planted many bare root fruit trees ( zone 5). I did not do anything special and do not remember anything other than they leafed out and grew normally in the spring. I planted them in fall, winter, ...
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Rooting store bought table grape bunches

OK I'll bite, and to cut to the chase I would figure this will likely fail. My reasons are these: when we normally take cuttings for vine propagation we take a section of a vegetative stem with a ...
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Is it possible to regrow the roots of any plant?

There are a lot of factors that govern plant propagation. Trust me, almost every gardener wishes we could just stick 'em in the ground and have multiple plant babies! Let us look at a few of the ...
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Should I nip flower buds to encourage rooting

For travellers arriving here in the future. Flowering does require an immense amount of energy. It's always a good idea to think about the time of year you take your cuttings to avoid them flowering (...
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Has there been any research on the "take rate" of conifer cuttings?

That extract you quote from applies to deciduous trees, not coniferous ones. Coniferous trees are propagated using semi ripe cuttings from the current season's growth, preferably taken in late summer, ...
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Bare rooted trees vs potted

For container-grown trees, you have the benefit of having a nice plant to drop in the ground whenever you want. Nowadays, most professional growers cater to this market. Bare-root trees can only be ...
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Are these going to become roots on these cuttings? They're taking forever to appear, and I'm worried about the cutting not getting nutrients

Given: enough free space(soil) easy weekly watering warm temperatures there's no advantage to keeping cuttings in water. Just be careful not to damage them when planting.
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Has there been any research on the "take rate" of conifer cuttings?

Other than a vey few conifers like yew, I doubt conifers can generally be grown from cuttings.
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Thornless Blackberries, can I root from cuttings?

Blackberries fruit on two year old canes - so the one that broke off is one. Your accident is similar to the one I had a few days ago - but as most gardeners know, blackberries are very eager to ...
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How to propagate a hedge?

Try DIVISION. Like Spirea and Hosta, Privets grow new stems from the ground. When a new stem establishes, you can dig around it, separate/sever the roots of the new stem from the main plant, and ...
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