Propagating Oak

Discussion in 'Plant Propagation' started by treeguy123, Nov 1, 2006.

  1. treeguy123

    treeguy123 Active Member

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    How and when can I root a cuting off a old Oak tree. The oak is a Southern Red Oak (Quercus falcata). I would love to have a clone of this very old oak to save its great genetics.
     
  2. Michael F

    Michael F Paragon of Plants Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Oaks don't root from cuttings. You would need to graft a shoot onto a seedling rootstock of another red oak.
     

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