How do I start a willow tree?
The roots can invade sewer and septic system pipes if no other source of water is available. Weeping willows can grow into majestic trees but are relatively short lived compared to other trees. Mar 28, Take a cutting from new wood on the willow, about 8" long (new wood is a term for that season's growth). Leave only leaves on it at the tip. At the base of the cutting, gently scrape off some bark on two sides of the stem. This will help roots to grow from that area.
Nov 01, Some shade trees are also difficult to produce from cuttings and like the fruit tree are propagated by grafting. However, the willow is very easy. To start a new tree from the stem of a willow tree, take a healthy branch, place it in moist soil in the spring or late winter.