rooting hormone


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rooting hormone

A chemical preparation in either liquid or powder form that is used to encourage root production.
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soft wood cuttings was done with the aim to determine the most successful media and rooting hormone (IBA) concentration.
Propagation by Stem Cuttings" hands-on workshop; instruction on how to make appropriate cuttings, apply a rooting hormone and stick cutting in a prepared rooting mix; each participant may bring up to 7 cuttings along with a plant tag for each along with a pencil; 541-687-8119 or www.
Dip this in rooting hormone and plant in a smallish pot.
You need a sharp, clean pair of secateurs, rooting hormone powder, containers and compost.
Dip cut ends of the cuttings into rooting hormone powder to improve their chances and insert five or six around the edge of a pot of multi-purpose compost.
Make a long, sloping cut towards the shoot tip, cutting only about a third of the way through the stem at a suitable point in the underside of the branch, then wedge the cut open with a matchstick and dust it with rooting hormone.
INCREASE Camellia from Make a sloping cut towards the shoot tip, cutting only about a third of the way through the stem at a suitable point in the underside of the branch, then wedge open with a matchstick and dust with rooting hormone.
rooting hormone powder--available at garden centers
Dip the cut end in a rooting hormone to promote root growth and also to provide protection against fungus.
Between now and the beginning of March, take four six-inch-long cuttings and dip them in a rooting hormone like Root Tone, and start rooting plants for spring.
Break off a stem, let it dry out in the open air for a few days, dip the bottom end in rooting hormone (or not), and then insert it into your potting soil.
It may be advantageous to use a rooting hormone combined with fungicide for cuttings that are placed directly into soilless media.