Check cuttings frequently to make sure buds remain dormant.
How to Grow a Peach Tree From Cuttings Step 1. Fill the container with sterile, moist medium such as a mix of equal parts peat and course sand or perlite. Step 2. Stick the severed, hormone-treated end of the cuttings into the medium until the bottom one-third is buried. Step 3. Set hardwood. Sep 21, Plant the seedlings or the rooted cuttings the same way. Handle them very carefully and plant them in a plant pot filled with a loamy potting mixture.
Be cautious about harming the roots and set the soil in around the new tree gently. Remove the leaves from the bottom of the branch and dip the cut end in rooting hormone powder. Dec 14, Select a 1-year-old peach tree shoot that is about 9 to 11 inches long with two to three leaf nodes.
Use a pit that comes from a peach variety that grows well in your area.
Position a sharp knife just below a node, then cut off the branch quickly and cleanly. Wrap a. Cuttings should be planted in nursery rows between November and December and allowed to root over winter (LaRue). Peach, and peach x almond hybrid, rootstocks should be treated with IBA prior to sticking.
Once buds from rootstock cuttings start to break dormancy prune.