Propagating Shrubs, Vines, and Trees from Stem Cuttings

G.N.M. Kumar
PNW 152 | Revised September 2016


Adding more greenery to your home landscape? Tired of buying so many trees and shrubs to do it? A possible alternative is to use stem cuttings from your current trees and shrubs to make more, a method known as asexual propagation. Designed for homeowners in the Pacific Northwest, this publication outlines the step-by-step process of successfully propagating plants with stem cuttings. It also includes reference guides for 117 easy-to-root deciduous and evergreen plants.

About the authors

G.N.M. Kumar
Department of Horticulture, Washington State University

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