How to successfully clone pepper plants

Cloning pepper plants is not rocket science. All you need to do is follow these video steps and have the following tools.

Steps to cloning chile pepper plants!

Steps to cloning chile pepper plants!

  1. Start off by locating the branches on your plant that you want to clone.
  2. Clean off your garden snips using isopropyl alcohol to ensure sterility
  3. Cut branch at base of plant at 45 degree angle, you may also strip the end.
  4. Dip end of branch into Clone-X Rooting Gel
  5. If needed, pierce rapid rooter down the center using your garden snips to make the hole deeper to ensure smooth deposition of cut branch.
  6. Insert cut branch end into rapid rooter
  7. Put into seedling heat dome.

 

Please note that if you are using rock-wool, be sure to pre-pH your rockwool cubes to a pH of 5.5-5.8! This is not needed if using Rapid Rooters.