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Sep 21, Propagate the sycamore tree by taking softwood cuttings in the summer months of June and July and placing them in an environment for root development. Remove all leaves from the bottom half of the sycamore stem, making sure to retain any bud growth. Dip the bottom end of the sycamore stem into rooting hormone to stimulate root production.
Sycamores (Platanus occidentalis) propagate easily from cuttings, according to the Iowa State University Forestry Extension, but the ideal type of cutting to make -- simple, heel or mallet Nov 08, The Sycamore tree does not need a dormancy period or pre-germination.
The rate of germination can be influenced by treating it with gibberellins or plant hormones, which can be found in most gardening hobby shops. For the most though whether the Sycamore will be outdoors or in a container it is a hearty, simple tree to bushcleanup.barted Reading Time: 3 mins.
Someplace near a wall or where a building will brace it in driving winds is the ideal spot.
May 15, You can either place the base end of the cuttings in a container with several inches ( cm.) of water, or else sink them into a pot with potting soil. If you have decided to start rooting tree cuttings in water, add water to the container as it evaporates. If you are growing in.