Moisten the medium before mixing in the seed and gardening sand.
Jun 11, Plant the rooting fig’s flat end 6 inches (15 cm.) deep in hole 6 inches (15 cm.) wide and about a foot (30 cm.) apart. Water well, but don’t over water. In one year, your fig cuttings can grow inches ( cm.).
Throughout this time, changing the water is not necessary.
The new trees will be ready to transplant the following dormant season. Process Select the best looking and healthy fig tree branches and cut them off the tree with clean, sanitized pruning shears.
Cut branch into pieces each consisting of at least four buds. With a sharp knife remove about 2 cm of skin (bark) from the bottom of the cutting Place the cuttings in the Estimated Reading Time: 6 mins. Oct 22, Plant the cutting Sink the cutting deeply into the special potting soil you created, ensuring that at least 4 inches of the cutting are covered in the soil.
Water to saturate the treecut.barted Reading Time: 4 mins. Jul 23, If you choose to start rooting them right away, you’ll most likely have to keep the young fig trees alive under grow lights until winter passes. For potted fig trees that spend the winter protected from freezes in your basement or garage, cuttings are best taken just before the tree wakes up in spring.
This is because cuttings that are about to wake up are full of vigor and ready to root, and the overwinter. May 30, Soak the cuttings in a bath of 3% hydrogen peroxide (this is the typical over-the-counter dilution). If you don’t have hydrogen peroxide on hand, you can use a 10% bleach/90% water solution. Leave the cuttings in the bath for 2 or 3 minutes. Wearing gloves, lightly.