E Z Clone

Jane Sargent jane@deskhenge.com
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 17:22:03 PST
By chance I have obtained a machine called an E Z Clone, which is still 
in its box. It is meant to root cuttings. The cutting is treated with 
rooting hormone and put in a collar such that the lower end of the stem 
is in a dark chamber where it is constantly misted or sprayed. The top 
of the cutting is out in the air and benefits from a window or a plant 
light. I was wondering whether anybody on the forum had tried to root or 
multiply a bulb with this, instead of an herbaceous or woody cutting.

If the bulb were, for example, a culinary onion, I would think it 
possible to place the basal plate on my cutting board and cut down 
through the onionĀ“s peak, perhaps several times, making eight little 
white onionettes, each with some basal plate and hormone goo, and try to 
stick each through a plastic collar so that just the bottom part was in 
the wet chamber. Perhaps this is an idiotic idea.

Another method might be to sprout the bulb in dirt and try to make roots 
grow on a removed leaf.

Has anybody tried this? Should the machine stay in the box?

And as for what is blooming here in Massachusetts: nothing. We call this 

We are collecting groundhog recipes.

Jane Sargent

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