They do best in well drained soil with a neutral pH.
Sep 21, One popular method of propagating a cherry tree is to root a cutting. Sharpen a pair of shears before taking a cutting to prevent bruising the cutting. Select a branch for cutting from a cherry tree that is less than five years old. Dec 15, Select a healthy, well-developed semi-hardwood side shoot from the blossoming cherry tree that has at least two full leaves and two leaf nodes on. May 15, To start planting trees from twigs, use a sharp, clean pruner or knife to clip off sections of tree branch around 6 to 10 inches ( cm.) long.
Remove leaves and buds. Dip the cut end in hormone powder, available at garden stores. Oct 14, After ten weeks, remove the cherry pits from the fridge and let them come to room temperature (this will take about three hours).
You can then plant them in a small container with potting soil. Plant two or three pits in each container. Place in a sunny spot and keep them watered so the soil stays moist but not wet.