Effortlessly Root Cuttings and Start Seeds with Rootit Propagation Sponges
Experience a highly effective method for rooting cuttings and starting seeds with this bag of 50 Rootit Propagation Sponges, designed to provide the optimal air-to-water ratio. These natural and biodegradable rooting plugs, made from Fleximix, are an excellent alternative to jiffy soil-plugs and rockwool plugs and come ready to use in a convenient re-sealable bag.
Features and Benefits
- Natural and Biodegradable Ingredients: Made from eco-friendly components and plant-based polymers, ensuring minimal environmental impact.
- Perfect Air-to-Water Ratio: Designed to hold water without getting waterlogged, promoting healthy root development for cuttings and seeds.
- Flexible and Versatile: Works exceptionally well for both rooting cuttings and germinating seeds, ensuring a strong start for your plants.
- Convenient Re-Sealable Bag: Comes in a bag containing 50 loose rooting sponges to maintain freshness and moisture.
- Compatible with Various Planting Methods: Transplant rooted plugs easily into larger rockwool cubes, soil, or hydroponic systems.
How to Use
- Place a tray of Rootit plugs into the bottom tray of a propagator.
- Select healthy and thick-stemmed shoots for cuttings, and make the final cut with a sterile scalpel.
- Dip the cut end of the cutting into rooting gel, such as Clonex, and insert the cutting into a rooting plug.
- After taking all cuttings, cover the propagator and move it to a moderate temperature environment with low-medium light levels for the first few days.
- Maintain moisture in the rooting plugs and mist cuttings 2-3 times daily. Gradually increase light levels and open ventilation slots on the propagator lid to reduce humidity.
- Once your cuttings have rooted through the plugs, move them to a larger rockwool cube, soil, or a hydroponics system for continued growth.
Aqua Gardening Suggests These are Best For
The Rootit Propagation Sponges are ideal for gardeners and growers of all levels seeking an efficient and eco-friendly method to start seeds or root cuttings. They are suitable for a wide range of plant types, ensuring strong and healthy growth from the beginning.
What are Root-It Natural Rooting Sponges made of?
Root-It Natural Rooting Sponges are made from natural substances bound together with polymers derived from plant extracts. They are biodegradable and eco-friendly.
Why are Root-It sponges considered an effective alternative to jiffy 7 soil-plugs and rockwool plugs?
Root-It sponges hold the perfect ratio of air to water for rooting cuttings and starting seeds. They come ready to use and are packed in a re-sealable bag to maintain moisture, making them a great alternative to jiffy 7 soil-plugs and rockwool plugs.
How do I use Root-It sponges for taking cuttings?
A:1. Place a tray of Root-It plugs into the bottom tray of a propagator.
2. Choose healthy shoots with thick stems for cuttings and make the final cut with a sterile scalpel.
3. Dip the cut end into a rooting gel like Clonex and insert the end into one of the rooting plugs.
4. After taking cuttings, cover the propagator and move it to a mild environment with low-medium light levels for the first few days.
5. Keep the rooting plugs moist and mist cuttings 2-3 times a day.
6. Gradually increase light levels and open up the ventilation slots on the lid of the propagator to reduce humidity.
7. Once the cuttings have rooted through the plugs, transplant them to a larger rockwool cube, soil, or a hydroponics system.
Can I use Root-It Natural Rooting Sponges to germinate seeds?
Yes, Root-It plugs can be used to germinate seeds. Simply drop a seed into the hole of a moist Root-It plug. As soon as the tap-root appears, transplant it into the grow-medium of your choice.
How many Root-It Natural Rooting Sponges are in a bag, and how is the bag designed?
Each bag contains 50 loose Root-It Fleximix Plugs and features a re-sealable design to preserve moisture inside.
Still Unsure if This Product is Right for You?
Fleximix a great alternative to jiffy, Soil-plugs and Rockwool plugs, Made Naturally, Biodegradable ingredients, Hold the perfect ratio of air to water, Great for rooting cuttings and starting off seeds, Come in their own re-sealable bag of 50
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