Oasis Horticube Propagation Slab for High-Quality Root Development
Experience remarkable rooting success with the Oasis Horticube Propagation Slab, an engineered hydroponic foam specifically designed to provide the perfect balance of air and water for plant growth. The 25mm x 162 cube propagation medium is ideal for a wide variety of crops and fits conveniently into the Horticube carrier tray. Experience the benefits of a pathogen-free, low cation exchange medium that promotes rapid nutrient availability without the concern of salt accumulation.
Features and Benefits
- Engineered hydroponic foam: Oasis Horticube's unique design encourages optimal callus and rapid root development for unrooted cuttings.
- Low cation exchange capacity: Provides rapid nutrient availability, reducing the risk of salt accumulation.
- Pathogen-free: Disease and insect problems are minimised with sterile media.
- Convenient size: The 162 cube slab can easily fit into a Horticube carrier tray, making it perfect for multiple crop varieties.
- Minimal algae growth: Enhanced drainage design keeps the top of the media drier, preventing algae growth.
How to Use
- Divide the Oasis Horticube Propagation Slab into two equal pieces before use. Each piece will consist of 9 x 9 cubes (81 cubes per piece).
- Place the cuttings into individual Horticube cells, ensuring that the cutting reaches the desired depth within the foam.
- Water the Horticubes with a nutrient solution specifically designed for cutting propagation. Follow the instructions on the nutrient solution packaging.
- Once roots begin to emerge from the Horticubes, they are ready to be transplanted along with their foam cell to the desired growing system.
Aqua Gardening Suggests These are Best For
The Oasis Horticube Propagation Slab is perfect for unrooted cuttings of crops such as geraniums, New Guinea impatiens, fuchsia, foliage, and perennials. It offers an excellent balance of air and water, which enhances rooting success, making it suitable for any hydroponic gardener or horticulturist seeking higher germination rates and healthier plant growth.
What are Oasis Horticube Propagation Media?
Oasis Horticube Propagation Media is an engineered hydroponic foam specifically designed for optimal callus and rapid root development. It is a cutting propagation medium created to offer the perfect balance of air and water for strong plant growth and successful unrooted cuttings.
How is the Oasis Horticube Propagation Slab supplied?
The 162 cube slab is supplied in half - two pieces for shipping purposes, consisting of a pair of 9 x 9 cubes (81 x 2). The whole slab measures 52 x 26 x 4cm, and when split in half, it measures 26 x 26 x 4cm high.
Can Oasis Horticubes help prevent diseases and insect problems?
Yes, Oasis Horticubes are pathogen-free, providing an environment that helps reduce disease and insect problems.
What is the advantage of using Horticubes over other propagation media?
Horticubes have a lower density and higher drainage foam, designed specifically for hydroponics seed germination of vegetables and herbs. It maintains an ideal air to water balance, even under heavy watering conditions, enabling superior root growth and minimizing algae growth.
Are the Oasis Horticubes easy to use?
Yes, they are ready to use in numerous configurations right out of the box. The easy-to-separate cubes ensure roots remain undisturbed during transplant, eliminating plant shock.
What types of crops are best for growing with Oasis Horticubes?
Oasis Horticubes are ideal for unrooted cuttings of various crops, such as geraniums, New Guinea impatiens, fuchsia, foliage, and perennials.
How do Horticubes improve nutrient availability for plants?
The low cation exchange properties of Horticubes improve the speed, precision, and availability of nutrients, ensuring rapid nutrient availability without the danger of salt accumulation.
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