Ive tried sticking it in the ground and in a glass of water and also grafting. Nothing so far worked. Id like to know myself the seeds of my red maple are mixed with a green native variety and have ugly leaves.
Tatiana Lahojo wrote:My dog broke the main branch of a beautiful red branch Japenese Maple tree. I put it in the ground with planting soil, but am wondering if I should put root hormone in water to try to get it to form roots, or will it do it on its own in the ground?
The only way to propagate Maples is air layering, this requires that the branch still be attached to the parent tree until the roots have formed and the branch is ready for release and planting.
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