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?


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Answer from NGA
January 18, 2006

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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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