Four Similar Scion Results
I cut 2 bud tip sticks off my hardy chicago same branch right next to each other and did the same with my el sals same branch right next to each other 21 days ago .
I dipped all 4 sticks in clonex red gel just in and out of the gel all four treated the same.
I took some peat pellets expanded them in water then squeezed them hard to get execess water out and removed the netting and broke them apart into cut up water bottles and all 4 out in open on shelf in laundry room not in bin.
One hardy chicago and one el sals are getting roots.
One hardy chicago and one el sals are not yet.
Its been my experience in past that some sticks root faster than some sticks even when cut from same branch same tree useing gel, no gel, baggie, or just putting sticks directly into potting mix .