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Keith 4

tray roots

Roots showing at the bottom of the plugs are a good sign that the cuttings will need potting up


Give the potted plants as much light as possible


The plants are showing breaks and will soon need stopping


It's important to build up a good root system. Do not over water.


The cuttings have been potted up and moved to the poly-tunnel to over winter

Layer severed from Mother plant

Layers have been severed from the Mother plant several weeks before being removed


Layer removed before being potted up.

seedling flowering October

Some seedlings are still flowering.

still flowering now
compost without Dalefoot
Mycorrhizal fungi
compost containing Dalefoot