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Use honey as a rooting hormone. Prepare cuttings and dip ends of the cuttings in honey.
By tip-tip from St. Louis, MO
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I recently saw a gardener using honey as a propagating hormone. Was the honey raw honey or will processed honey also work?
By Jackie P.
As far as I know honey doesn't have any hormones in it that plants would use for growing roots. However, I could be very wrong about that! Honey is a really good anti-bacterial agent, which would help to keep diseases out of the plant's wound opening while it grows roots of its own accord. I haven't tried using honey on cuttings but I'm certainly going to give it a shot!