Return to the Rose Propagation Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
Location for new cuttings and some questions

Posted by rjinga middle ga, zone 8 (My Page) on
Tue, Jun 10, 08 at 22:49

I had another tread going but I'll ask this specific question here.

I have about 16 cuttings, I have them in moistened perlite, I used a powder rooting hormone, I gently "wounded" the stem either by lightly scraping it or using a sharp pearing knife and made small incisions.

I have them now in my garage on top of my deep freeze. They will be in low light (unless I crack open the garage door, no window in there). The temps I'm guess will be 80 ish, it's good and warm but not stiffling hot inside. cracking open the garage will add some air circulation.

I'm misting with a spray bottle (not sure how many times a day to do this) I obviously cant do it like a misting machine would on a timer. So I'll do it several times or as much as needed.

How long would this location be appropriate?
How much and how often to mist?
How frequently to water the perlite they are in?
What if I see leafs wilting, anything extra to do?


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: Location for new cuttings and some questions

I suggest you use google and look for George Mander and Cheryl Netter. Even object16 has a nice thread on rooting cuttings in this forum, but George and Cheryl are the internet authorities on it.


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Rose Propagation Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here