I cut down three of these trees in my backyard.
Cut the root section into 4 inch cuttings, always making a straight cut on the end that was closest to the tree, a diagonal cut on the opposite end. Tie the cuttings together with twine, with all. Jul 05, A: Empress trees are most often propagated from 2-inch pieces of root, taken in December and laid horizontally just under a cutting-mix surface. Another method that works is propagation from stem Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins. Dec 23, Royal Empress Trees can handle a severe pruning. These trees can handle a significant pruning at the start of the growing season.
Some people like to cut Royal Empress Trees back to the ground after its first year to encourage a straighter, more upright growth stumpmulching.barted Reading Time: 9 mins. Remove 2- to 6-inch long, 1 diameter cuttings from the root ball with a sharp knife. Make a straight cut at the end nearest the tree's crown and a slanted cut at the shoot's other end. Jun 30, Commonly called the Chinese empress tree, princess tree or kiri tree, paulownia can also be grown as a yard tree, if pruned at about four feet to allow a Estimated Reading Time: 6 mins.