Questions Low Maintenance Cloning
I'm doing my first mini pheno hunt where I will be taking some cuttings from 4-5 females and to prepare I wanted to get some advice on the best way for me to go about it.
I don't need to take too many clones as I wont be putting them straight into a grow I would be just needing to keep them around until I have enough time to test the phenos, decide what I want to keep and then the clones that I took would become the new mothers. I only plan on keeping one pheno but two at the very most.
I have a cheap propagator and a seedling heat mat and I have got some root cubes somewhere that are a little dried out.
My main questions are:
How many clones should I take for each pheno to be safe?
What size propagator would be best for that number of clones?
I need a low maintenance way of doing this as I do need to leave things in my grow for a couple of days at a time quiet often, would an aero-cloner be a better option? Basically I defiantly cant get up to the grow tent everyday to mist.
If theres a low maintenance way of doing this without an aero-cloner what approach should I take?
I've read up a fair bit on actually taking the clones so I feel ok with that, its just making sure I can keep them healthy/rooted until I get them into some soil.
Any tips/advice would be ace.
Hey man i use jiffy pellets for my cutting my propagator is around 20" long and 9" in height i use root it gel or Clonex i also use a small cheap led fish tank light that's quite blue and a heat mat on a thermostat. always best to take more cutting than you need if it was me probably 4 to 5 off each plant i always have 99 to 100 % success lol and end up with millions of plants ! but its better to have them than have none make it and this might help if your not gonna monitor them on a daily basis i keep the humidity high with the vents closed for the first 3 to 4 days then start to nudge the lil vents open every other day i generally see roots in around 6 to 14 days
i just took 4 Tutankhamun cuttings off my mates plant and and they are rooted in 6 days lol
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