Fruit Facts from the
California Rare Fruit Growers, Inc.




Plant Propagation Chart


Plant Seed Hardwood Cuttings Semi-Hardwood Cuttings Softwood Cuttings Grafting Air Layering Root Cuttings Offshoots/
Division
Acerola 1 yes 4 5 yes yes no no
Avocado 1,2 5 5 5 4 yes no no
Banana 1 no no no no no no 4
Capulin Cherry 1,2,4 5 5 5 yes yes no no
Carob 1,2 5 yes yes yes yes no no
Cherimoya 2 no no no 4 no no no
Cherry of the Rio Grande 1,2,4 no 5 5 5 5 no no
Citrus 1,2 no yes yes yes yes no no
Coffee 1.4 5 yes 5 yes yes no no
Feijoa 4 no yes 6 6 yes no no
Fig 1 4 yes yes yes yes yes no
Grumichama 1,2,4 5 5 5 yes yes no no
Guava 4 5 6 yes 6 yes no no
Jaboticaba 1 no no 5 yes yes no no
Jujube 1,2 no 5 5 yes yes yes no
Jujube 2 5 5 5 4.5 yes 6 no
Kei Apple 1,2 5 yes 5 yes yes no no
Kiwi Fruit 1,2,3 yes yes yes 4 yes yes no
Longan 1,2 no 5 5 yes yes no no
Loquat 2 no 5 no 4 yes no no
Lychee 1 no 5 yes yes 4 no no
Macadamia 1,2 no yes yes 4 yes no no
Malabar Chestnut 1,4 no no no yes yes no no
Mango 2,4 no no no 4 yes 2 no
Mangosteen 1,2 no 5 no yes yes no no
Miracle Fruit 1 5 4 5 no yes no no
Monstera 1,4 no yes 4 no yes no no
Mulberry 1,2 4 yes yes yes yes no no
Natal Plum 1 5 4 5 yes yes no no
Panama Berry 1,2 5 yes 5 yes yes no no
Papaya 4 5 5 6 yes no no no
Passion Fruit 4
no 5 no yes yes no no
Paw Paw 1,2 no 5 no yes yes no no
Pepino Dulce 1 5 5 4 yes yes no no
Persimmon 2,3 no no no 4 no 2 no
Pineapple 1 no no no no no no yes
Pineapple 1 no no no no no no 4
Pitomba 1,2,4 5 5 5 yes yes no no
Pomegranate 1 4 yes yes yes yes no no
Prickly Pear 1 no 4 no yes no no no
Raisin Tree 1,4 no 5 no yes yes no no
Star Fruit 1,2 no 5 5 yes yes no no
Sugar Cane 1 yes 4 no no no no yes
Surinam Cherry 1,2,4 yes yes yes yes yes yes no
Tamarillo 4 5 yes yes yes yes no no
Tamarind 1,4 no 5 no yes yes no no
Tree Tomato 1,4 5 yes yes yes yes no no
Wampee 1,2 5 4 5 yes yes no no
White Sapote 1,2 no no no 4 no no no

1. Used in plant-brreding programs
2. Nursery rootstock production
3. Requires stratification period for germination
4. Common commercial method
5. Very difficult; requires special procedures; variable success
6. Difficult procedure used to increase valuable selections
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Bibliography

Sweet, Claude. "Plant Propagation Chart." California Rare Fruit Growers, Inc. 1997. crfg.org/tidbits/proptable.html. Accessed 11 July 2017.

Published 11 July 2017 LR
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