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Proceedings of the International Plant Propagator's Society

Vol. 50

The Use of Florel as a Production Tool on Various Perennials

James Brown and Steve Castorani

pp: 396-397


Florel® brand growth regulator with the active ingredient ethephon, [(2-chloroethyl) phosphonic acid] at 3.90% has been show to be effective in increasing lateral branching on perennial stock plants. It is used to increase available cutting material while reducing the size of the actual cuttings. We undertook a study to better understand how the application of Florel would affect lateral branching of four herbaceous perennial taxa.

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