species which grow from root cuttings

Discussions about propagating from cuttings, seeds, air layers etc. Going on a dig (Yamadori) or thinking of importing? Discuss how, when and where here.
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Re: species which grow from root cuttings

Post by Fentonb » January 25th, 2018, 6:15 pm

Pyracantha/Firethorn - (easy)

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Re: species which grow from root cuttings

Post by SueBee » January 30th, 2018, 1:58 pm

Thanks everyone will update the list later today - have been offline and in withdrawal ..my NBN box gave up the ghost int he heat ....too hot to garden and no computer had me dragging books off the shelves and making lists of potential Bonsai from my garden - cuttings coming- making a list of Summer cuttings first- wait for it!
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Re: species which grow from root cuttings

Post by SueBee » January 30th, 2018, 2:19 pm

OK easier than I expected to update this time.
Here tis....

Acacia – Boormanii, Dealbata –easy

American Maple - Liquidamber – easy

Banksia – Integrifolia -?

Bouganvillea - easy

Callery Pear – Pyrus sp. ?

Camellia – ?

Cherry Ballart –Exocarpus Cuppressiformis ?

Chinese elm - Ulmus parvifolia – easy

Clerodendrum - Clerodendrum – easy

Cork bark elm - Ulmus propinqua var. suberosa - easy

Crab Apple - malus - ?

Crepe Myrtle - Lagerstroemia indica – ?

Desert Ash – Fraxinus augustifolia – very easy

Dogwood – Cornus sp. –easy

English Elm – Ulmus procera -easy

Firethorn -Pyracantha - (easy)

Glochidion – Cheese tree/Button tree –easy

Japanese Silverberry - Elaeagnus pungen -easy

Japanese Dwarf Cherry - Prunus 'Okame' & sp. – easy

Japanese Dwarf Quince – Chojubai -easy

Hackberry – Celtis Sp. - easy

Hokkaido Elm - Ulmus Parvifolia var. – easy

Lilacs -Syringa vulgaris -Intermediate

Lillypilly – Szygyium Sp. -easy

Maiden hair tree - Ginko biloba -?

Mock Orange – Philadelphus sp. -easy

Natal fig - Ficus Natalensis – easy

Ornamental Quince - Chaenomeles –easy

Persian Ironwood - Parrottia persica – slow

Quince – Cydonia sp. -easy

Red Cedar - Toona Ciliata –easy

Rose – Rosacea - non grafted species. – easy.

Sandalwood – Santalum lanceolatum - difficult

Seiju elm - Ulmus Parvifolia var. – easy

She Oak - Allocasuarina* -– Shoots from Small surface roots.

Spindle Bush – Euonymus sp. - easy

Sumac - Rhus typhina -?

Swamp Paperbark – Melaleuca ericifolia -easy

Thai temple bells - Wrightia Religiosa - intermediate

Tree of a thousand stars - Serrisa - ?

Willow leaf fig - Ficus Nerifolia - relatively easy

White Cedar - Melia azedarach -Easy

Willow - Salix spp. – easy

Wisteria - Wisteria – easy

Zelkova –Japanese Elm -easy
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Re: species which grow from root cuttings

Post by bodhidharma » January 31st, 2018, 6:22 pm

SueBee wrote:OK easier than I expected to update this time.
Here tis....
:clap: :clap: :clap: Onya Sue.
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Re: species which grow from root cuttings

Post by Pearcy001 » January 31st, 2018, 7:32 pm

Japanese Holly (Ilex crenata). Mine throws suckers from surface roots. Anyone tried root cuttings?

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Re: species which grow from root cuttings

Post by melbrackstone » July 29th, 2019, 11:58 am

I've just cut some nice curly Guava roots and planted them....fingers crossed!

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Re: species which grow from root cuttings

Post by Matthew » July 29th, 2019, 12:04 pm

melbrackstone wrote:
July 29th, 2019, 11:58 am
I've just cut some nice curly Guava roots and planted them....fingers crossed!
Interesting species I have one ive been growing for several years . still pre stock but I think it will have potential

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Re: species which grow from root cuttings

Post by MJL » June 14th, 2020, 5:48 pm

SueBee wrote:
January 30th, 2018, 2:19 pm
OK easier than I expected to update this time.
Here tis....

Acacia – Boormanii, Dealbata –easy

American Maple - Liquidamber – easy

Banksia – Integrifolia -?

Bouganvillea - easy

Callery Pear – Pyrus sp. ?

Camellia – ?

Cherry Ballart –Exocarpus Cuppressiformis ?

Chinese elm - Ulmus parvifolia – easy

Clerodendrum - Clerodendrum – easy

Cork bark elm - Ulmus propinqua var. suberosa - easy

Crab Apple - malus - ?

Crepe Myrtle - Lagerstroemia indica – ?

Desert Ash – Fraxinus augustifolia – very easy

Dogwood – Cornus sp. –easy

English Elm – Ulmus procera -easy

Firethorn -Pyracantha - (easy)

Glochidion – Cheese tree/Button tree –easy

Japanese Silverberry - Elaeagnus pungen -easy

Japanese Dwarf Cherry - Prunus 'Okame' & sp. – easy

Japanese Dwarf Quince – Chojubai -easy

Hackberry – Celtis Sp. - easy

Hokkaido Elm - Ulmus Parvifolia var. – easy

Lilacs -Syringa vulgaris -Intermediate

Lillypilly – Szygyium Sp. -easy

Maiden hair tree - Ginko biloba -?

Mock Orange – Philadelphus sp. -easy

Natal fig - Ficus Natalensis – easy

Ornamental Quince - Chaenomeles –easy

Persian Ironwood - Parrottia persica – slow

Quince – Cydonia sp. -easy

Red Cedar - Toona Ciliata –easy

Rose – Rosacea - non grafted species. – easy.

Sandalwood – Santalum lanceolatum - difficult

Seiju elm - Ulmus Parvifolia var. – easy

She Oak - Allocasuarina* -– Shoots from Small surface roots.

Spindle Bush – Euonymus sp. - easy

Sumac - Rhus typhina -?

Swamp Paperbark – Melaleuca ericifolia -easy

Thai temple bells - Wrightia Religiosa - intermediate

Tree of a thousand stars - Serrisa - ?

Willow leaf fig - Ficus Nerifolia - relatively easy

White Cedar - Melia azedarach -Easy

Willow - Salix spp. – easy

Wisteria - Wisteria – easy

Zelkova –Japanese Elm -easy
:bump: I was searching the forum for something completely different and came across this list. Thanks SueBee and all - very helpful little (big) list.

And a quick question if I may.... if I am taking root cutting from an old crab-apple that is clearly grafted ... what is the likely stock that the crab apple was grafted too? (i.e. What is the root that I am cutting?) ... My apologies in advance if that is silly question...
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Re: species which grow from root cuttings

Post by Daluke » June 14th, 2020, 6:20 pm

Probably just an apple variety - presumably you have crabs (of the tree variety).

Once the roots take, re-graft crab to it.

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Post by MJL » June 14th, 2020, 7:20 pm

. I don’t have crabs of either variety to my knowledge!

So it looks like I’ll need to find a variety and then learn the art of grafting ... I’m learning a lot from this forum ... and ...

much as I am tempted ... I’ll walk away from the various dad-jokes circling inside my head ...


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Re: species which grow from root cuttings

Post by shibui » June 14th, 2020, 8:57 pm

There are a number of apple root stocks that are used in Australia. In the past most have been British clones developed at the Merton or East Malling apple research stations and have the prefix M or MM and a number to identify them. You can probably search for a list of the different stocks and their charcteristics.
Australian growers also used an understock called 'Northern Spy' for a long time as a rootstock resistant to blight and wooly aphid.
Some crab apple growers have also used seedlings from Granny Smith seeds as vigorous rootstock but probably not commercially.

Your crab apple root stock could be any of about 5 and less likely another dozen different varieties.

The question is: Does it matter what it is called?
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Re: species which grow from root cuttings

Post by MJL » June 14th, 2020, 9:34 pm

shibui wrote:
June 14th, 2020, 8:57 pm
Your crab apple root stock could be any of about 5 and less likely another dozen different varieties.

The question is: Does it matter what it is called?
Certainly not to me Neil. My question has been answered in that I now know it ain't crab apple and to get the crab part I will need to graft... I was unaware of this :oops: and it makes me wonder whether to take the root cutting at all - rather than just buy a crab apple. :?:
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Re: species which grow from root cuttings

Post by shibui » June 14th, 2020, 11:40 pm

it makes me wonder whether to take the root cutting at all - rather than just buy a crab apple. :?:
the perennial bonsai question: Start with seed or cuttings and grow it yourself? Purchase someone else's work and continue development?
Time V cash outlay. All your work (mistakes) or someone else's.

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Re: species which grow from root cuttings

Post by terryb » June 15th, 2020, 4:18 pm

Can also add blackwood (Acacia melanoxylon) to the list. I've got a whole bunch of new plants sprouting from roots which escaped into the ground.

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Re: species which grow from root cuttings

Post by shibui » June 15th, 2020, 6:59 pm

Acacia implexa also suckers a lot when the tree becomes stressed or dies so it is probably another candidate for root cuttings.
I wonder how many other acacias might respond?
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