Taking Clones: Methods and Products for Success
Whether you are looking to get an extra harvest out of your indoor garden each year, or have a high yielding plant that you want to perpetuate indefinitely, learning how to root stem cuttings can help you out immensely. The best way to have a steady supply of cuttings is to grow a donor or ‘mother’ plant that is kept in a vegetative state. You want your donor plant to be as healthy as possible with many nodes from which to cut clones to minimize stress as you shear off pieces of … [Read more...] about Taking Clones: Methods and Products for Success
A Cut Above: Act Two.
A successful clone can be one of the most rewarding experiences for a grower. Essentially, a gardener-turned-cloner steps into the triad role of surgeon, scientist, and anal retentive clean freak. Preparation is key (consult, "A Cut Above: Act I" for cloning mise en place) as well as a sanitary environment. Ready? 1) Once the prized plant has been selected, take a sharp clean blade and make a 45 degree cut across branches two to four inches long. Before putting the clone into the grow … [Read more...] about A Cut Above: Act Two.