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Chinese Elm 5 months 4 weeks ago #36827

Here's my Chinese Elm... How does one go about air layering? Is it the same as any other plants species? Sphagnum moss, rooting hormone powder and wrapping?

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Chinese Elm 5 months 4 weeks ago #36829

Yes. Just the same as other species. Do not forget to girdle the bark too.. ;)
Do this once you see the buds breaking in spring or a little later. You will have roots in 6-8 weeks, normally.

You going to layer a semi-cascade?
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Chinese Elm 5 months 4 weeks ago #36835

That would be a good plan mate! Which branch?
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Chinese Elm 5 months 4 weeks ago #36838

GingerBonsai wrote: That would be a good plan mate! Which branch?

You could layer directly above the first branch?
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