Rooting Cuttings


If you're rooting cuttings of coleus, impatiens, Confederate rose or angel trumpet in a windowsill, I found a faster way to help them make roots! Details at http://www.walterreeves.com/how-to-archive/rooting-cuttings-accelerated-by-aerated-water/
I experimented with twi identical buckets, rooting St Augustinegrass cuttings. One had an aquarium air stone, the other did not.
I put them side by side in the sun.
After three weeks I took them out for comparison.
These are the cuttings WITHOUT the aeration.
These cuttings WITH aeration had many more roots!

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  • Phyllis W
    on Jan 16, 2013

    Thanks Walter. I'm going to give it a try with some of the cuttings I have now. If they do not make it I have a fire pit. If they do, I'm set for many years.

  • Veronica Ronnie Taylor
    on Mar 17, 2015

    How long did you keep them in this fog machine? Thanks

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