Plant Propagation from Cuttings using Rooting Hormones by HortusUSA
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Basal Methods to Propagate Plants from Cuttings: an Overview

See also: Foliar methods

• The Basal Quick Dip, Basal Long Soak and Basal Dry Dip Methods are used on
leafy cuttings in the growing season or dormant
leafless cuttings
dormant cuttings
• Basal methods can be used all year.

• Rooting Solutions or rooting hormone powders are applied to the basal end of cuttings.

ROOTING PRODUCTS TO USE
•  Dry Dip rooting hormone powders Rhizopon AA #1, #2 and #3.
•  Rooting Solutions made with Hortus IBA Water Soluble Salts® and Rhizopon® AA Water Soluble Tablets

MODE OF ACTION
•  Rooting Solutions or dry powder rooting hormones are applied to the basal end of the cuttings.
•  The rooting hormones absorbed into the plant’s vascular system where they are stored; they are slow released by the plant to induce root formation.

METHODS

PRODUCTS TO USE: Rooting Solutions
made with Hortus IBA Water Soluble Salts®and Rhizopon® AA Water Soluble Tablets
Basal Quick Dip Method

1) dip the basal end of the cuttings intothe Rooting Solution
2) stick the basal end of the cuttings into media
     See the Basal Quick Dip Rate Chart

Basal Quick Dip

Also use the Rooting Solutions for the
Basal Long Soak Method
1) dip the basal end of the cuttings intothe Rooting Solution
2) allow the cuttings to soak in the solution for 24-48 hours
3) stick the basal end of the cuttings into media
     See the Basal Long Soak Rate Chart

Basal Long Soak

PRODUCTS TO USE: Rhizopon AA #1, #2 and #3 Dry Dip rooting hormone powders are always ready to use.
Dry Dip Method
1) dip the basal end of the cuttings into the Rhizopon AA #1, #2 and #3 powder
2) stick the basal end of the cuttings into media
     See the Dry Dip Rate Chart

Dry Dip Method

The selection of a method, either Dry Dip or by Rooting Solution, usually depends upon the plant variety. Many plants have successful rooting with Dry Dip methods and/or Rooting Solution methods.

 

Introduction to Plant Propagation from Cuttings:
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Products:  Hortus_IBA_WaterSolubleSalts(20%)    RhizoponAA_DryPowder_RootingHormones   
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Methods:  Foliar_Methods-Overview    Total_Immerse_Method    Spray_DripDown_Method   
Basal_Methods-Overview    Basal_QuickDip_Method    Basal_Long_Soak_Method  
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Rates:  Rates-Foliar    Rates-Basal_QuickDip    Rates-Dry_Dip    Rates-LongSoak
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