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Vegetative propagation – Alice Holt
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No: 3947   Contributor: Norman Davidson   Year: 1953
Vegetative propagation – Alice Holt

Photograph is courtesy and copyright of Forestry Commission, Forest Research, Roslin, and provided with help from Glen Brearley. FR Photo number No C1035 taken by I A Anderson.

‘Vegetative propagation of Sequoia sempervirens by dormant cuttings system. Dipping in IBA concentrate solution of 1mg of IBA per 1cc of 50% alcohol for 5 seconds.’

Note the diluted solution of Indolyl Butyric Acid (IBA) in large bottle behind.

See the PDF for the cold frames used to house the cuttings in peat beds.
Picture added on 27 February 2018 at 11:35
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