Plant Propagation Chart

Claude Sweet

PlantSeedHardwood
Cuttings
Semi-Hardwood
Cuttings
Softwood
Cuttings
GraftingAir
Layering
Root
Cuttings
Offshoots/
Division
Acerola1yes45yesyesnono
Avocado1,25554yesnono
Banana1nononononono4
Capulin Cherry1,2,4555yesyesnono
Carob1,25yes5yesyesnono
Cherimoya2nonono4nonono
Cherry of the Rio Grande1,2,4no5555nono
Citrus1,2noyesyesyesyesnono
Coffee1.45yes5yesyesnono
Feijoa4noyes66yesnono
Fig14yesyesyesyesyesno
Grumichama1,2,4555yesyesnono
Guava456yes6yesnono
Jaboticaba1nonono5yesnono
Jujube1,2no55yesyesyesno
Jujube25554.5yes6no
Kei Apple1,25yes5yesyesnono
Kiwi Fruit1,2,3yesyesyes4yesyesno
Longan1,2no55yes4nono
Loquat2no5no4yesnono
Lychee1no5yesyes4nono
Macadamia1,2noyesyes4yesnono
Malabar Chestnut1,4nononoyesyesnono
Mango2,4nonono4yes2no
Mangosteen1,2no5noyesyesnono
Miracle Fruit1545noyesnono
Monstera1,4noyes4noyesnono
Mulberry1,24yesyesyesyesnono
Natal Plum1545yesyesnono
Panama Berry1,25yes5yesyesnono
Papaya4556yesnonono
Passion Fruit4noyesyesyesyes2no
Paw Paw1,2no5noyesyesnono
Pepino Dulce154yesyesyesnono
Persimmon2,3nonono4no2no
Pineapple1no4nonononoyes
Pineapple1nononononono4
Pitomba1,2,4555yesyesnono
Pomegranate14yesyesyesyesnono
Prickly Pear1no4noyesnonono
Raisin Tree1,4no5noyesyesnono
Star Fruit1,2no55yesyesnono
Sugar Cane1yes4nonononoyes
Sunnam Cherry1,2,4yesyesyesyesyesyesno
Tamarillo45yesyesyesyesnono
Tamarind1,4no5noyesyesnono
Tree Tomato1,45yesyesyesyesnono
Wampee1,2545yesyesnono
White Sapote1,2nonono4nonono
  1. Used in plant-brreding programs
  2. Nursery rootstock production
  3. Requires stratification period for germination
  4. Common commercial method
  5. Very difficult; requires special procedures; variable success
  6. Difficult procedure used to increase valuable selections
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