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Girdling: A ring of bark, about 20–35 mm long is cut from a young branchlet. The cambium is scraped.
Wrapping: Wet moss/spaghnum, coconut fibre or other rooting material is wrapped around the girdle. Root setting hormones may be applied in the rooting medium.
Isolation: A plastic bag is tied around the place. Possible additional wrapping with alufolie. The plant is left to form root for 1–4 weeks.
Separation: The cover is removed when there is good root formation and the branchlet is cut off from the mother tree.
Planting: The rooted shoot is planted in polyethylene pots with planting medium and left for further root formation until planting out.

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