Stewart Garden Premium Propagator
- L -38cm W -24cm H -18cm
- Made from high-quality plastic
- Adjustable vents on the lid
- Made from recyclable plastics
- Durable and long-lasting
- Manufactured in the UK
Give your plants the best start possible with this Stewart Garden Premium Propagator. Its cover is lightweight and crystal clear ensuring the most possible light gets to your plants maximizing growth. It has adjustable ventilation ensuring you can control airflow as needed. The gravel base tray holds a selection of pots in this specially designed growing space.
38cm x 24cm x 18cm
Plants from Cuttings One of the wonderful things about plants is that they will grow new plants from almost any part of an existing plant. All that is needed is a good soil-less planting mix and some rooting powder.
Some tips for success with cuttings:
- Start with a healthy mother plant.
- Use a soil-less mix
- Rooting powder is a great aid
- New cuttings need bright light but not direct sunlight.
- Keep evenly moist throughout the process.
- Keep an eye on humidity.
- When roots have developed from the cutting, transfer them to pots with normal potting soil. This can take anything from a few days for easy to grow plants to months for stubborn ones.
Healthy Plants. It is important to start cuttings with a healthy mother plant. Why give your new plant a hard start in life when you can make it easy with a good mother plant?
Soil-less mix. Cuttings do best in a soil-less mix since normal potting soil is too rich for the tender shoots. To make a good planting mix without soil, just combine 1 part of peat moss or vermiculite and one part of perlite or builders sand. (affiliate links) Once established, they can be transferred over to normal potting soil. Poke a hole in the planting medium with a pencil before you add the cutting so that you don’t bruise the tip.
Rooting powder. You can take cuttings without using a rooting powder, but using one really does give a much greater success rate. The powder helps to seal the cut edge of the cutting and promote new plant growth.
Light matters with cuttings. A Grow light unit is a perfect choice and offers optimal conditions. A good quality grow light will offer great heat dissipation and does not get hot to the touch. They are energy efficient as well.
Humidity. To raise the humidity in your propagator, simply close the vents. At a high humidity, less water is lost through leaves. Energy that is normally spent replacing this water will be used for rooting instead! At 22oC – 25oC, aim for between 75 & 85% RH (relative humidity).
Humidity is important. New cuttings will dry out easily. A plant mister works well to keep the humidity where it should be (no need for anything fancy, a spray bottle works fine – just don’t overdo the moisture. Cuttings need humidity, they don’t like to sit in water!) You can also cover cuttings until they are rooted by placing the whole pot inside a plastic bag. Humidity is important. New cuttings will dry out easily. A plant mister works well to keep the humidity where it should be (no need for anything fancy, a spray bottle works fine – just don’t overdo the moisture. Cuttings need humidity, they don’t like to sit in water!) You can also cover cuttings until they are rooted by placing the whole pot inside a plastic bag.
Our goal is to give your plants the perfect place to grow. From small seed pots to beautiful decorative planters, Stewart products are all manufactured utilising state of the art plastic moulding technology. Our pots are attractive – but tough. Made from premium plastic they are designed to last outdoors throughout all the seasons. Stewart is continually developing to make sure we are using the latest technology to deliver the on-trend designs you want. Stewart is continually developing to make sure we are using the latest technology to deliver the on-trend designs you want. “I can’t believe it’s plastic” But it is. Which means you benefit from a durable, lightweight product that still looks great.