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Re: [nafex] Mist Propagation Alternatives

Several articles on willow suggest you fray the stalk considerably so water
will absorbe more of the hormone qualities.
Warm water is a better dissolver than cold likely
Cheers   Bert

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Sent: Wednesday, January 31, 2001 4:16 PM
Subject: Re: [nafex] Mist Propagation Alternatives

> Well... salts and minerals seem to be able to pass through clay pots very
> well, as they end up building up on the outside of them.  I would think a
> water soluable hormone would pass too.
> Any experts out there who know?
> You have a very interesting idea there.
> How long does you willow water need to steep?   Is water warmed at all, or
> kept cool?   Should it be kept out of sunlight?  I think sunlight breaks
> the IBA hormone.

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