Hard or semi hard wood cuttings of 60 cm length are used for propagation. Rooted
cuttings are planted during June – July in 30 x 30 x 30 cm pits dug at 2 x 2 m spacing and
filled with FYM, red earth and top soil. The number of cuttings required for planting in a
hectare is 2500.
1st year– remove one third of old mature stems near ground level. 2nd year– remove one half of the remaining old stems and cut back long new shoots. 3rd year– remove remaining old stems and cut back long new shoots