Propagation List

I’ve wanted to make a list of all types of trees that we commonly use and how everyone has had success in propagating them. The more details you can give the better, but even if it is only species and whether it was bonsai soil or something else would be awesome.

List of Propagation Methods:
Root cuttings - RC
Hardwood Cuttings - HW
Semi-Hardwood Cuttings - SH
Softwood Cuttings - SW
Seed - SD
Air-Layer - AL
Difficulty of Success - * = Easy, ** = Medium, *** = Hard.

Also please refute anything I’ve already put down if you have other experience.

I’ll put a list down that I plan to edit as we get responses, but it will not even be close to a full list of species.

Azalea - SW* |
Bald Cypress -
Barberry - SW* | HW*
Boxwood - SW* | SH* | HW*
Butterfly Bush - SW* | SH* | HW*
Camelia - SW* | HW*
Chinese Elm - SW* | HW* | RC*
Crape Myrtle - SW* | SH* | HW**
Cotoneaster - SW* | SH*
Elaeagnus Pungens / Silverberry - SH* | HW** | RC*
Ficus (General) - SW* | SH* | HW* | RC*
Forsythia - SW* | HW*
Ginkgo - SW** | SH**
Goji Berry - HW*
Gooseberry - SW* | HW*
Grapes - SW* | HW*
Hackberry - RC*
Japanese Maple - SW**
Juniper (Itoigawa) -
Juniper (Shinpaku) -
Juniper (Procumbens) -
Mulberry - SW* | HW**
Olive - SW** | SH** | HW**
Pomegranate - SW* | HW**
Pyracantha - SW* | SH* | HW**
Quince - RC*
Russian Olive (Elaeagnus Angustifolia) - HW**
Sycamore - HW*
Tamarisk - SW* | HW* | RC*
Willow - SW* | SH* | HW* | RC*
Wisteria -
Zelkova - RC?

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