I finally got some rooted, now what?
thanks to George Mander and his recommendation of using pearlite and peat. I just had to bring them in because it is supposed to freeze Thur. No new leaves that I can discern, but these kept most of their original leaves, unklike most of the ones where I used the wrong mix. I have them in the sunroom in dispan-like things that will hold water in the bottom but have holes in the sides (Dollar Store, don't know what they're for). They are covered with soda bottles still. Overcast today, but might be a problem although I have them set back away from the southern windows.
Now some that I used the wrong mix (vermiculite and peat), lost all their leaves but still have green stems. I tugged on a couple very gently, and they resist but no roots showing in the sides or bottom of the cups.
I think the sunroom will be too hot with the extra sun. I'm not sure where to move them, east dr windows maybe but all sun is blocked by a tree, will soon lose it's leaves and let some morning sun in. Am going to have to keep the thermostat at 65 or just warm the house up in the morning then turn it down.
I am thinking of taking the ones with green stems in the wrong mix and re-sticking them in peat and pearlite, maybe give them another dose of hormone if they haven't done anything. The top of the cups is dry, maybe I should just leave well enough alone and water lightly even though they can bottom water now.
What should I do now? Hate to lose them after having gotten them this far. The three in the north window of the kitchen in baggies aren't doing anything, lost all leaves, one stem is moldy, think I'll cover those with pop bottles and move them.
Should I pot up the ones that have rooted now and put the pop bottles back over them for awhile? This is the little rose that has rooted, have five or six, they had the most shade outside: