Rooting Compounds - Knowledgebase Question

Monroeville, NJ
Question by MStarPSRory9
January 18, 2006
What are rooting compounds and how do they affect the roots on cuttings?

Answer from NGA
January 18, 2006


Most rooting compounds include a hormone or acid (usually IBA or indole butyric acid) to stimulate rooting and many also include a fungicide to prevent rotting. You would need to check the label on indivdual products to see what they each contain. I hope this answers your question.

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