Stem Cuttings

Materials you need

Plant material

small pots

bottle of water

dibble

nippers

Soda bottle propagators

Growing medium Rooting Hormone with tiny container for separating hormone

Table Paper towels

How To Guide

1.With a sharp nipper cut a 2 to 6 inch piece of the stem.

2.Cut at an angle to have more surface area for the roots to develop.

Make the cut about 1/8 inch below the node (or bud) make a hole in the medium so that the hormone is not rubbed off when placing the stem into the medium.

3.Insert the cutting deeply enough into the medium to support itself. Make at least one node must be below the surface.

4.If the leaf is large, cut it down. You want to reduce the leaf area to reduce water loss.

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