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Root Cuttings + Clones Raw Honey

Root Cuttings + Clones Raw Honey

$ 8.00

Raw honey is the perfect rooting substance for cuttings and clones. Honey's natural antibacterial properties and enzymes work as anti fungal agents.

Swarm's Root Cutting + Clones honey jars are 6 oz.

Directions: Boil 2 cups water. Then stir in 1 TBSP raw honey and cool (don't boil honey). Dip cuttings + plant in potting medium (soil or water).

Cuttings of root or stem should be 6-12 inches cut on 45 degree angle. Each batch of honey rooting solution lasts up to 2 weeks

Not all plants lend themselves to root cuttings or cloning, here's a list of some of the best options, and tips are at this site:


Woody Plants

Figs (Ficus carica) zones 6–9
Glory bowers (Clerodendrum spp. and cvs.) zones 7–11
Hydrangeas (Hydrangea paniculata and cvs.) zones 4–8
Lilacs (Syringa vulgaris cvs.) zones 4–8
Mock oranges (Philadelphus coronarius and cvs.) zones 4–9
Oregon grapehollies (Mahonia aquifolium and cvs.) zones 6–9
Pussy willow (Salix discolor) zones 4–8
Raspberry (Rubus biflorus) zones 6–9
Red- and yellow-twig dogwoods (Cornus stolonifera and cvs.) zones 3–8
Rose of Sharons (Hibiscus syriacus cvs.) zones 5–9
Roses, nongrafted types (Rosa spp. and cvs.) zones 2–11
Sumac (Rhus typhina) zones 3–8
Trumpet vine (Campsis radicans) zones 5–9
Weeping willow (Salix babylonica) zones 6–9


Barrenworts (Epimedium spp. and cvs.) zones 4–9
Bear’s breeches (Acanthus mollis) zones 7–11
Blue stars (Amsonia spp. and cvs.) zones 3–10
Cardoon (Cynara cardunculus) zones 7–10
Colewort (Crambe cordifolia) zones 6–9
Comfreys (Symphytum spp. and cvs.) zones 3–9
Garden phloxes (Phlox paniculata cvs.) zones 4–8
Hollyhocks (Alcea rosea cvs.) zones 3–9
Japanese anemones (Anemone X hybrida cvs.) zones 4–8
Japanese aster (Kalimeris pinnatifida) zones 5–9
Joe Pye weed (Eupatorium fistulosum) zones 3–8
Oriental poppies (Papaver orientale and cvs.) zones 3–9
Pasque flowers (Pulsatilla spp. and cvs.) zones 4–9
Sea hollies (Eryngium planum and cvs.) zones 5–9