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Hortus IBA Water Soluble Salts make K-IBA Rooting Solutions
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Rhizopon AA #1 #2 & #3 (dry powder rooting hormones)
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Hortus IBA Water Soluble Salts
Mix with Ordinary Water to Make Rooting Solutions. Soluble to over 100,000 ppm IBA
Replaces Technical IBA and K-IBA, and "DIP type (alcohol based) rooting solutions.
Measure the Salts by weight and mix with water to make any solution concentration.

 

 

USE BY ALL FOLIAR & BASAL SOLUTION METHODS

Spray Drip Down® Method
First stick cuttings in media then spray with solution until drip down.
(Hortus IBA Water Soluble Salts® are used to make IBA rooting solutions by the trademarked Spray Drip Down® Method; all rights are reserved.)

Total Immerse Method
Totally immerse the cuttings in the solution a few seconds then stick in media.
Quick Dip Method
Dip the basal end of the cutting into solution a few seconds then stick in media.
Basal Long Soak Method
Dip the basal end of the cutting into solution a few hours then stick in media.

How to make a Rooting Gel

Rhizopon AA dry dip rooting hormones

Rhizopon AA #1, #2 and #3
Dry Powder Rooting Hormones
Ready to use Rooting Powders in the three most popular concentrations. Use to root plant cutting by the Dry Dip Method.

 

 

Rhizopon AA #1: used on easier to root cuttings. Contains 0.1% IBA. Color coded PINK.
Use to root cuttings of house, foliage, tropical and hardy ornamental plants. Herbaceous, leaf, greenwood and softwood cuttings.

Rhizopon AA #2: used on a wide range of cutting types. Contains 0.3% IBA. Color coded GREEN
Use to root cuttings of house, foliage, tropical and hardy ornamental plants. Herbaceous, greenwood, softwood and hardwood cuttings

Rhizopon AA #3: used on harder to root cuttings. Contains 0.8% IBA. Color coded White.
Use to root cuttings of more difficult to root woody ornamental plants. Softwood & hardwood cuttings.

Dry Dip Method
Dip the basal end of the cutting into the powder then stick in media.

 

     

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Hortus IBA Water Soluble Salts

Hortus IBA Water Soluble Salts make K-IBA rooting solutions
Use by the Basal Quick Dip and Basal Long Soak Methods and Foliar Spray Drip Down and Total Immerse Methods

Hortus IBA Water Soluble Salts

Rhizopon AA #1, #2 and #3
dry dip rooting hormones

Rhizopon AA #1, #2, and #3 are ready to use IBA dry powder rooting hormonesUse by the Dry Dip Method

Methods

Dry Dip Method

Dry Dip Method

Foliar Methods
Spray Drip Down and Total Immerse Methods

Total Immerse
Spray Drip Down

Quick Dip Method

Quick Dip

STENTING Rooting and Grafting at the same time

Transplanting

Cloning
"Cloning" IS Plant Propagation from Cuttings!
With application to legally produced medical cannabis

How tomake a Cloning GEL

Videos and Animations

ROBOT: application of Rhizopon dry dip rooting hormones (VIDEO)

Robot

Auxin use (VIDEO)

Basal Long Soak- grapes (VIDEO)

Spray Drip Down® Method (VIDEO)

STENTING - Rooting and Grafting at the same time (VIDEO)

Plant Propagation using the Spray Drip Down Method at Decker Nursery (VIDEO)

Spray Drip Down

Three ways that Hortus IBA Water Soluble Salts and Rhizopon Rooting Hormones are applied

 

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Rooting Guides

Rates
Plant List and products
Rates Basal Long Soak Method
Rates Basal Quick Dip Method
Rates: Dry Dip Method product selection
Rates Spray Drip Down® and Total Immerse Methods

Making KIBA Rooting Solutions
Make KIBA Rooting Solutions using Hortus IBA Water Soluble Salts (alcohol free solutions

Storage of Rhizopon AA and Hortus IBA Water Soluble Salts:

Organic Use
US National Organic Program (NOP) Regulation Appropriate for Rhizopon AA products and Hortus IBA Water Soluble Salts

User Recommendation:
Yoder, Aris information
Yoder recommendations (website)
Yoder recommendations (pdf)
Yoder webpage (website)
Yoder website (pdf)

Download Two Books (free):

Hortus Plant Propagation from Cuttings.
A guide to using plant rooting hormones by foliar and basal methods

Use Rooting Solutions, or Not?
Multiple applications may be best

Propagation Book Use Rooting HormonesUse rooting hormones

 

Cutting Selection and Care
Taking cuttings
Cutting care
Cutting selection
Plant selection (index)

Propagation of Blueberry

Improving Tissue Culture Transplanting

Propagation of Prunus

Chrysanthemums
Spray Drip Down® Method
Video on Spray Drip Down® Method

Spray Drip Down® Method Implemented at Bailey Nursery
Auxin Application via Foliar Sprays

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Hortus IBA and Rhizopon AA Products to Make Rooting Solutions

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Articles and Downloads

   

ARTICLE INDEX

Discussions


Shoot RNA, Cambrial Activity and Indolebutyric Acid Effectivity in Seasonal Rooting of Juvenile and Mature Ficus Pumila Cuttings

Stimulation of Bud and Shoot Development of Rieger Begonia Leaf Cuttings with Cytokinins

Development and Application of Foliar Applied Rooting Solutions (2014)

Propagate Plants from Cuttings using Foliar Applied Aqueous (water based) IBA Rooting Solutions: Tips- Do's and Don'ts (2014)
- Presentation Powerpoint (pdf)

Propagation of Cuttings Using Foliar Applied Indole Butyric Acid in Aqueous Solutions at or After Sticking (2010)

Propagation of Challenging Plants:Creating a System that Works

Primary Research on Root Forming Substances:
Comparative activity of root-inducing substances and methods for treating cuttings (1939)

On the Chemical Nature of the Root Forming Substances (1934)

Phytohormones
Discovery of root promoting substances, the Auxins
K. Thimann and F. Went
Phytohormones (downloads from Archive.org)
Download (large file pdf)

Identification of IBA as a Natural Rooting Substance
Indole-3-butyric acid in plants: occurrence, synthesis, metabolism and transport

Identification of indole-3-butyric acid as an endogenous constituent of maize kernels and leaves

Historic view of Plant Propagation from Cuttings
The Nursery Book, a complete guide to the multiplication and polination of plants (1891)

Improving Plant Propagation

Propagation of Blueberry

Improving Blueberry Propagation in the Tissue Culture Green House Stage

Important Research on Foliar Applied Aqueous IBA Solutions:

A Histological and Physiological Analysis of Adventitious Root Formation in Juvenile and Mature Cuttings of Ficus Pumila L.

The Physiological Basis Of Adventitious Root Formation

Growth Regulator Effects on Adventitious Root Formation in Leaf Bud Cuttings of Juvenile and Mature Ficus pumila

Auxins and the Pathways for Foliar Applications

Rooting of Carnation Cuttings (using foliar methods)

Exclusive Downloads
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Went

F.W. Went's research on the natural root forming substance and later important studies
In 1928 Fritz W. Went published his doctorial thesis "Wuchsstoff und Wachstum" Growth-substance and growth. Went's thesis describes the theory of natural substance production and a method, 'bioassay', to determine the substance.


The Chemical Nature of the Root forming Substance
F. W. Went and K. Thimann (1934)

     

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