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Jun 05, Fill the pots a quarter-inch to the top with this mixture, and then poke a hole in the center of each pot with a chopstick or pencil.
Lower a cutting into place so that half of the stem is covered by soil. Firm up the medium around it and water thoroughly. Repeat with the remaining cuttings Reviews: 4. Jul 05, Dip rose cutting in Rooting Hormone.
After you have wounded your rose cutting or slips, brush the wounded ends with a rooting hormone or solution. This speeds up the rooting process. Right now I am loving this stuff for rooting, it roots things faster and more successfully.
Hormex 8 Hormone Rooting Powder #84/5(1). Dec 12, Use a clean knife or pruners to cut a rose stem measuring about 4 to 6 inches ( cm.) long. Make the cut just below node, which is the point where a leaf attaches to the stem.
Pinch off the lower leaves but leave the top two or three intact. Also, remove all flowers and buds.