Take semi-hardwood cuttings, those from the more mature part of a branch, in early.
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Jan 28, You should make a clean saw cut across the trunk into healthy wood when you are ready to graft. Normally the best time to graft is in about late March. inches or larger across you could do a cleft graft or a bark graft. You will want to collect the scion wood from another tree. Sep 21, Select a branch for cutting from a cherry tree that is less than five years old. Cuttings from older cherry trees should be taken from the youngest branches.
Cherry trees. May 28, Timing Fruit Tree Cuttings If taking softwood cuttings, the best time of year to do so is the spring, when new branches are green and blossoms are. Twice a day is far too much. As is twice a week. Try twice a month. The cuttings have no roots so where is all that water going to go? Under a plastic bag watering is barely needed at all til roots form. Now is an ideal time to take hardwood cuttings. But cherry is not a common or easy subject for cuttings so it's all going to be in the lap of the gods.
May 31, Join Prairie Plantgirl as I take cuttings from my cherry tree. I'll show you what I do to prepare the cuttings and plant them to promote root treedelimbing.bar Dec 15, Remove your cutting from the parent tree early in the morning, around 7 a.m., when it's most turgid.
References University of California The California Backyard Orchard: Propagation.