Plant Propagation from Cuttings using Rooting Hormones by HortusUSA
Hortus IBA Water Soluble Salts, Rhizopon AA Water Soluble Tablets: You Make Rooting Solutions. Rhizopon AA dry powder Rooting Hormones

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Trial Rates for the Basal Long Soak Method

A wide solution trial rate range is indicated for the Basal Long Soak Method.
•   Make rooting solutions using Hortus IBA Water Soluble Salts® and Rhizopon® AA Water Soluble Tablets

•   Your ideal rates will vary according to specific plant variety, season, quality of the cuttings, and local growing conditions.
•   Prior to large scale production, test a few plants at several rates within the range.
•   Use the trial rate charts as a starting point.
•   Use on cuttings in the growing season and winter dormant cuttings.
•   Immerse basal end of cuttings approximately 1" in Rooting Solution for 12 to 48 hours.
•   Stick immediately or store.

TRIAL RATES are ppm IBA using Water-based Hortus IBA Water Soluble Salts® Rooting Solutions
•   For Rhizopon® AA Water Soluble Tablets see the conversion table

CUTTING TYPES
ppm IBA using Hortus IBA Water Soluble Salts® Rooting Solutions

Hard to root annuals and perennials plant cuttings:
    25-100 ppm IBA using Hortus IBA Water Soluble Salts® Rooting Solutions

Herbaceous to root perennial plant cuttings:
    50-200 ppm IBA using Hortus IBA Water Soluble Salts® Rooting Solutions

Woody ornamental, grape, rose plant cuttings:
    50-400 ppm IBA using Hortus IBA Water Soluble Salts® Rooting Solutions

Trial Rates:
Plant varieties using the Basal Long Soak Method
 
HERBACEOUS PLANT CUTTINGS
 
PERENNIAL PLANT CUTTINGS
 
WOODY PLANT CUTTINGS

Typical Perennial & Herbaceous plants suitable propagate by the Basal Long Soak Method 
Aeonium
Araucaria, (Norfolk Island pine)
Aster
Azalea
Cryptomeria (J. cedar)
Cupressus (cypress)
Dahlia
Delphinium
Dracaena
Dipladenia
Gypsophila (baby’s breath)
Hedera (ivy)
Heliotropism
Hydrangea
Phaseolus
Pittosporum
Rosa (rose)
Trachelium (throatwort)
(to top of plant list)

Typical Woody plants suitable to propagate by the Basal Long Soak Method
Apple (malus) rootstocks
Aralia
Barberry
Callicarpa
Calocedrus
Carpinus (hornbeam)
Cephalotaxus (J. plum yew)
Centaurea (knapweed)
Chaenomeles (J. flowering quince)
Citrus
Corylus (hazel)
Cryptomeria (J. cedar)
Cupressocyparis (Leyland Cypress)
Cytisus (broom)
Derris (rubber)
Elaeagnus
Ficus (fig)
Forsythia
Halesia (silverbell)
Holodiscus
Juniper
Metasequoia (sequoia) Nerium (oleander)
Olive
(to top of plant list)
Philadelphus (mock orange)
Physocarpus (ninebark)
Picea (spruce)
Populus (poplar)
Potentilla (cinefoil)
Prunus (peach rootstocks)
Pseudosuga (Douglas fir)
Rhododendron
Ribes (currant)
Robinia (false aralia)
Salix (willow)
Redwood, coastal
Taxus (yew)
Thea (tea)
Theobroma (cacao)
Thuja
Thujopsis
Torreya
Tsuga (hemlock)
Ulmus (elm)
Viburnum
Vitis (grape)
Weigela
Wisteria
(to top of plant list)

 

Introduction to Plant Propagation from Cuttings:
Site_Map   Introduction   DISTRIBUTORS 
Products:  Hortus_IBA_WaterSolubleSalts(20%)    RhizoponAA_DryPowder_RootingHormones   
Rhizopon_AA_WaterSolubleTablets
Methods:  Foliar_Methods-Overview    Total_Immerse_Method    Spray_DripDown_Method   
Basal_Methods-Overview    Basal_QuickDip_Method    Basal_Long_Soak_Method  
Dry_Dip_Method
    Rose_Ideas    TheCuttings
Rates:  Rates-Foliar    Rates-Basal_QuickDip    Rates-Dry_Dip    Rates-LongSoak
Other Information: Making_RootingSolutions-How_Much_Do_I_Need?
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