Propagation forum: Forsythe Pot

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Name: Colleen
Edgewood, NM (Zone 5b)
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Sep 28, 2016 1:21 AM CST
Is anyone else here using the Forsythe pot method for rooting cuttings? If so how well so s this method work? I finnaly got the materials together and am going to give it a try.
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Name: Jay
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Sep 28, 2016 5:08 AM CST
I believe @Xeramtheum uses this method.

Name: Anne
Summerville, SC (Zone 8a)
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Sep 28, 2016 5:23 AM CST
It works very well and fast Colleen. The damp vermiculite tends to pack down so you'll want a table fork to lift up under the cuttings so you won't break off roots when checking or removing rooted cuttings. If you live in an area with mosquitoes get some Mosquito Dunks and put a piece of it in your center pot.
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Name: greene
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Sep 28, 2016 11:21 AM CST
Yep, I sound like a broken record (a cracked CD?) because I rave about the Forsythe pot method so much. Wrote an article about it:

Using the Forsythe pot method I took a single $3 plant and propagated 98 plants just to test the method.
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