|Air layering Ficus|
The photo is from a Yugoslavian wikimedia post. Garden of Eaden says they propagate these plants by air layering: magnolia, hazel, cotinus, cornus, acer, beech, camellia, chaenomeles, daphne, ficus, forsythia, hamamelis, hornbeam, jasmine, philodendron, rhododendron, azalea, lilac and viburnum.
Next, the article covers dieffenbachia, Chinese evergreen and corn plant propagation by cane or stem cuttings.
|University of Georgia|
Cut a healthy leaf with an inch of stem attached. Plant it in sand, vermiculite, perlite, peat moss; moisten and firm. Cover with plastic and place in bright spot. Roots appear in a month.
|Rooting Christmas cactus sections|
Last, they cover how to make more Christmas cactus from section cuttings. It's important to let cacti callus before planting the pieces. Otherwise they rot in the moist perlite. Other gardeners have luck putting the pieces in water and waiting for roots.
The University of California at Davis compiled a Rooting Database with information from around the country. You can search by genus and cultivar. It is a great resource.
Have fun, take more cuttings, make more cuts, share more plants. Soon we'll be able to be outside and won't have any time for house plants. Several links in this article lead to information on propagating with soft wood cuttings from your favorite perennials in the summer.