Meantime I started an air layer experiment this week, running a low branch.
Dec 17, Vitex are beautiful tree that produces gorgeous flowers during Spring and Summer. The leaves also smell great, like herbs. They are very easy to propagate.
Sep 21, Vitex, also known as chaste tree, can be propagated by taking softwood cuttings in late spring or early summer. Take several cuttings, because some cuttings might not root successfully. Fill a when to cut back salix tree with coarse sand that has been moistened ahead of time.
Any container with at least one drainage hole in the bottom will work. Jul 16, Update on these cuttings Just Posted shrubhauling.bar took the Vitex or Chaste Tree stem cuttings that I removed when I pruned the 1 gallon Root.
I set 2 of these up on my front yard vitex a couple of weeks ago, put nice potting soil in the top pots, trying to remember to water now and then.
Aug 31, Softwood cuttings root readily May through July, before the inflorescence appears in August. They treat with rooting hormone. They use a perlite and peatmoss medium, and they mist at first. They reduce misting quickly as soon as rooting commences, because Vitex"declines rapidly under excessive moisture conditions".
Cutting a bough in the middle creates an open wound the tree can't cover over, leaving it completely vulnerable to pests and disease. A real shame. Trees are our only protection against air pollution and are natural swamp coolers - and they keep temperatures down locally. May 10, Chaste Tree Pruning Info.
Do you leave a gap to keep things cool?
There are several reasons to prune a chaste tree. Left to their own devices, they grow 15 to 20 feet ( to 6 m.) tall and 10 to 15 feet (3 to m.) wide, but you can control the size through pruning chaste trees.
You can also control the shape by chaste tree trimming. Oct 16, Hardwood propagation: Take 8 inch long and 1/2 inch diameter cuttings in November – December. Stick several cuttings in a container filled with a potting soil or well-drained garden soil. About an inch of the cutting should protrude above the soil shrubhauling.barted Reading Time: 2 mins.