By Sasha Degnan Updated December 28,
Two to three days before transplanting, water the olive tree until the soil is soaked. This helps fill the roots with moisture and makes the tree easier to take out of the container. Remove the tree from the pot, either by cutting the pot away from the roots or by holding one hand over the top of the pot, turning it over and gently shaking it to release it. After much experimenting I have found that you can pruning transplanted fruit trees Olive trees from cuttings from a simple cutting up to a few centimetres in diameter.
And that is all that needs to be done really. You simply take a clean cut, preferably at an angle and put it in some potting soil. Sep 21, Remove an 8-inch cutting, the diameter of a pencil, from the olive tree.
The Growth Media: To ensure the survival of your stem cuttings, make use of a mixture of peat moss and garden soil as they are well aerated and have a significant water holding capacity needed to ensure root formation.
Cut the branch from the tree at an angle. Wrap the cutting in a moist paper towel and place it in a plastic bag until you are ready to plant it. Mix equal parts of vermiculite and sand in a container and add water. The sexual method of reproducing olive trees involves seeds which might take a long period before you grow a full tree.
Besides, when planting a seed, you would not be expecting to grow an exact replica of the parent tree the seed came from. The seed’s genetics will vary. The asexual method of growing olives involves the use of stem cuttings to grow a new plant that will be an exact replica of the tree it is cut.
Her nearly 20 years of experience in horticulture informs her work, which has appeared in publications such as Mother Earth News.
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