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Liquidambar styraciflua (sweetgum)

Steve Hinkson sphinkson at worldnet.att.net
Thu Jul 8 18:44:48 EST 1999


Either method produces a clone.
bud grafting is a bit easier than mericloning, for the average soul.

Starbuck wrote:

> >>>There are some clones sold as ornamentals in U.K. like
> L.s. 'Worplesden' How would they be propagated?<<<
>
> True "clones" are propogated by taking meristematic parent material (from
> growing root tips) and propogating them in a test tube in a lab under
> sterile conditions.  However, I believe that the varieties that you are
> talking about are not true "clones" but rather are cuttings which are
> grafted onto rootstock.
>
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