To solve the issues of collapsibility and bend passing capability the tool is designed with short-jointed
sections forming the inspection train.
Select healthy, short-jointed
plants with very little bare stem between the roots and large dark green leaves.
Take an eight to 10cm cutting from a short-jointed
side shoot, just below a leaf joint.
Bedding violas tend to have rounded leaves, short-jointed
stemslong flower spurs and fragrance.
Many commercial growers use artificial lights to give short-jointed
plants a good start.
Select strong, healthy, short-jointed
side-shoots without flower buds and cut just below a leaf joint so the cutting is 8 cm - 10 cm (3in-4in) long.
The bushy, short-jointed
plants trail over the side of containers without growing too long and need no pinching out.
Select healthy short-jointed
plants, with very little bare stem between large dark green leaves.