propagation p. Usugumo the v.Taranto way

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  1. alex66

    alex66 Rising Contributor Maple Society 10 Years

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    last week i return in Villa Taranto(Pallanza ,Verbenia ,Italy) i see the very big acer pictum Usugumo and wow ! some branch have a little " black bag" ,i ask to garden man
    the reply is :this bag are for propagation acer pictum Usugumo in the bag there are sand and "torba"(acid soil),the branch is two years old,water by syringe, cut a little the bark of the branch, before to tie the black bag;and after one year cut and the new acer are ready!!
     

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    Kaitain4 Well-Known Member Maple Society 10 Years

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    Cool!! I'm going to try that on my Acer robustum. :-)
     
  3. MickiS

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    thanks...very interesting...I will try it this coming spring!
     
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    Michael F Paragon of Plants Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Do a google search on "air layering".
     
  5. alex66

    alex66 Rising Contributor Maple Society 10 Years

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    yes air layering= margotta (italian)
    ciao
     

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