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Q.Rooting hormone

Zone Cameron, 64429 | Anonymous added on June 5, 2017 | Answered

I was wondering if it’s beneficial to use the rooting hormone on plants that you are separating to repot and have roots?
Also, is there a web site that is helpful in identifying plants when you don’t have a clue what you have? Maybe one that I could send pictures to, that can identify them?

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Answered on June 5, 2017

There is an app called Grow It that I've heard is good for plant identification. Also there are root stimulating fertilizers such as Root N Grow or Plant Starter which are specifically for root development and helping reduce transplant shock. These fertilizers have ratios like 4-10-4 or 3-10-4. That middle number indicates phosphorus which promotes roots and blooms, so any fertilizer with a higher middle number is good for rooting or blooming periods

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