kitty Willows--NY

Discussion in 'Gardening & Plant Propagation' started by farmmaid, May 3, 2005.

  1. farmmaid

    farmmaid Well-Known Member Supporter

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    I had given to me some kitty willows and have put them in water to root. The roots on some are 1 inch long now and I want to plant them. Are the roots long enough for planting now? How to you space and depth for planting?...Joan
     
  2. tallpines

    tallpines Well-Known Member

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    kitty Willows are pretty tough.
    We've taken the fresh cut limbs and just poked them down into the soft ground where we've wanted them-----don't do any of the rooting in water.

    We're not that fussy....if they grow fine---if not, no big loss.

    I would think your rooted plants would do pretty well, especilly if you gave them some TLC and extra water.
     

  3. Cindy in NY

    Cindy in NY Well-Known Member Supporter

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    As tallpines said, they are prety hardy. The only problem we've had with ours is that they seem to be a favorite food for Japanese beetles.