rooter pot question

growing2010December 2, 2009

So I got my rooter pots yesterday and plan to use them right away. I have some beautiful just spent rose blooms I want to try. However, what is the best medium? I don't know whether to use moss (sphagnum?), or a mix of potting soil and perlite, or something else entirely. I am leaning to the potting soil idea so that they won't get shocked upon transplanting, but I don't know, I'm a complete newbie to propagation.


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jont1(Midwest 5b/6a)

I used coconut coir when I did my rooter pots. I got 20 0f 22 to root. The two that didn't were Dr. john Dickman and I think it didn't take because it got so danged cold all of a sudden in October.

    Bookmark   December 15, 2009 at 4:26AM
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alameda/zone 8

John, where do you get coconut coir?

    Bookmark   January 27, 2010 at 4:15AM
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