rooting hormone

pilienNovember 29, 2009

is there a diy way of making rooting hormone for plant cuttings?

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
brandon7 TN_zone(7)

Google 'willow water' or do a search for it in this forum.

    Bookmark   November 30, 2009 at 2:36PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
forestelves

ThatÂs awesome

I need to be growing a willow tree or two. I guess I need to cut down my pine and oak trees and plant 2 willows.

    Bookmark   December 18, 2009 at 2:24PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
gardener365(5b Illinois USA)

Yeah... get yourself some Clonex or Clonex Red.

    Bookmark   December 22, 2009 at 6:05PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
albert_135(Sunset 2 or 3)

Coconut water has everything you need according to scientific literature. I have always found it an unmanageable attraction and breeding ground for overwhelming fungus.

    Bookmark   December 24, 2009 at 11:31AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
taxonomist(7b VA)

The easiest way is to purchase a small amount of INDOLE BUTANOIC ACID(incorrectly known as indole butyric acid)via the internet. Have someone(a pharmacist) to weigh out 50 milligrams and dissolve in a small amount of ethyl or isopropyl alcohol. Mix the alcoholic solution with 10 grams of talc powder(Johnson's baby powder)TO FORM A THICK PASTE. Spread the paste onto a sheet of waxed paper and allow to dry in a warm place. When this is finely crumbled, a roughly 5000 ppm dust is produced. This will cause almost anything to form roots. Willow water, coconut milk, and many other substances are a complete waste of time. The season in which the cutting is taken is often of greater significance than the rooting hormone. Best of luck with a difficult task!!!

    Bookmark   December 25, 2009 at 6:44PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
oilpainter(3)

For $2 or $3 a bottle that lasts for years, why would anyone bother--boggles the mind!!

    Bookmark   January 1, 2010 at 3:46AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
gratefulgardener3300

tax,
when is the right season?

    Bookmark   January 2, 2010 at 9:29PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Plant Propagation, AHS
American Horticultural Society: Plant Propagation. Most...
Hermitian
Can/do plants propagated asexually by cutting form taproots ?
Can/do plants propagated asexually by cutting form...
Zoztrog
Grafting Black Walnut
Has anyone done this? I'm going to try this spring,...
terrycalhoun
wanted cuttings for Weeping Willow for Postage
Will pay postage for some cuttings that will grow in...
happytomato2008
problem with carica papaya seedling survival
Hi I live in a temperate zone, have a large conservatory,...
marcyoung
Sponsored Products
Nova Pimento Table Lamp
Lamps Plus
Brass Orb Sculpture - GOLD
$328.00 | Horchow
Dhurries Light Blue and Ivory Rectangular: 3 Ft. x 5 Ft. Rug
$78.00 | Bellacor
Libe Wall Sconce by Masiero
$1,575.00 | Lumens
New Pakistani Peshawar Blue Chobi Hand Knotted Wool Area Rug H6035
BH Sun Inc
Eglo USA Coretto 92716A Pendant Light - 92716A
$78.00 | Hayneedle
Morris Polished Chrome One-Light Wall Sconce with White Shade
$192.00 | Bellacor
Denby Monsoon Lucille Silver Large Mug - Set of 2 - DENB283
$25.98 | Hayneedle
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™