I have found that the smaller cuttings take longer to start.
Jan 13, To propagate a Dracaena marginata (dragon tree): cut a length of stem 20 cm (8 inches) or longer, keep track of which end goes down. Place the cutting in moist soil or water. The best time to take a cutting is when the plant is growing vigorously, likely in the spring or early shrubgrinding.barted Reading Time: 7 mins.
There are only two ways you can propagate a Dragon Tree: through top cuttings or stem cuttings. It may seem quite daunting to cut the top of your Dragon Tree off but this is the only real way you can propagate your plant.
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Cutting and Rooting a Dragon Tree To propagate your dragon tree, you would need to cut the plant in a way that the portion you cut out is its proper miniature. There are different ways to cut a plant for propagation, which include offsets, plantlets, leaf cuttings, cane and stem cuttings, seed sowing, division, and shrubgrinding.barted Reading Time: 8 mins. How to Take Cuttings From a Dragon Plant Tip Cuttings.
A tip cutting is the stem end that contains the terminal head of leaves. Take cuttings in spring or early Cane Cuttings. A dragon plant often forms cane cuttings when you prune back stems to keep the plant to size or to Rooting Cuttings.
If you have a true Flying Dragon and not a grafted version, you can propagate this hardy, deciduous tree from stem cuttings. 1 Mix water with potting soil until it is moist but not wet.
Fill a pot. Oct 01, Place cuttings 2 inches deep in soil. Potting the Dragon Fruit Dig a hole in the middle of your pot and place the cutting 2 to 3 inches deep. Backfill the soil and compress it slightly to keep the cutting.