Best way to wax fig cuttings?
What is the best way to wax fig cuttings? I tried dipping the ends into the hot wax of a burning candle.
For my larger young trees, I could see dry pockets in the stem where I had taken cuttings from years earlier. It looks like a hollow core of the branch has no latex filling, so I have tried pouring hot wax into these areas, So far I see no bad effects to the tree.
I want to keep out any potential insects and diseases, that's why I'm doing this, also to prevent rot in the cuttings.