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

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Handling of Dry Rooting Products & Rooting Solutions.
Water Quality to Make Rooting Solutions.

STORAGE OF DRY PRODUCTS
•   Rhizopon AA #1, #2 & #3 Dry Dip Rooting Hormones, Hortus IBA Water Soluble Salts are provided dry. Store dry products at room temperature. They do not require refrigeration. The dry products will be fully active for many years.
•   Hortus IBA Water Soluble Salts are sensitive to humidity. Store them dry to avoid caking and difficulty to dissolve.
•   Store the dry products in their original sealable containers with labels.

ROOTING SOLUTION WATER QUALITY
•   Ordinary tap water usually used to make Rooting Solutions.
•   If the Rooting Solution is clear, having a small amount of particles, then the active ingredient is in solution and ready to use.
•   Hard, well or pond water may reduce solubility; in those cases use another source such as filtered or demineralized water.
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AVOID CONTAMINATION OF SOLUTIONS
•   The Spray Drip Down Method uses the Rooting Solution one time. The Rooting Solution cannot be contaminated by the dragging-in of organic materials. For storage see below.
•   The Basal Quick Dip, Total Immerse, and Basal Long Soak Methods use the Rooting Solution by having the plant material dipped into them. To avoid cross-contamination, use fresh Rooting Solutions between production lots.
•   Dispose the used Rooting Solutions at the end of the production day. Do not store used solutions.

STORAGE OF UN-USED ROOTING SOLUTIONS
•   Stock and production Rooting Solutions made with Hortus IBA Water Soluble Salts maintain full potency for several days when kept in a closed container, at room temperature, and normal light.
•   For safety, label the Rooting Solution container.
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Plant Propagation Methods