Print these templates in 1:1 scale ('Actual size'). You'll find more information on how to use the templates here.
Height of the tree trunk: 12.5 cm (5 inch)
Flower paste (gum paste):
green - 25 g
brown - 26 g
1 g leftovers from covering the cake
Apply a small amount of glue (or egg whites) on the wire (I used about 10 cm long #26 wires). Take the excess off with your fingers. Note that if you make the leaves thicker than 1-1.5 mm you will need thicker wires (lower #).