Root Riot are a fully biodegradable, organic material that are suitable for soil and hydroponics. They have a great spongy texture which retains the perfect air/water ratio for healthy, rapid root growth. The cubes have micro nutrients to nourish the young plants, and also beneficial rooting fungi to aid root development.
Suitable for both cuttings and seeds, Root Riot are simple to use and consistently out perform alternative media. Many growers experience faster, more vigorous rooting allowing quicker transplanting into pots or systems. They comes ready to use in the bag and store easily once open, just make sure they are in an air tight packet. If the Root Riot do happen to dry out, you can re-soak them and squeeze them out. They only need to be damp, not dripping wet to use.
Root Riot Cubes are the perfect partner for Clonex rooting hormone. Add some Clonex Mist and you will have a faster propagation phase, speeding up overall plant life cycle. When the plants are big enough and the roots are growing out of the cube, they are ready to transplant. It doesn’t matter what media they are going into, Root Riot is compatible! Simply plant the whole block into the soil/ coco/ rockwool block etc and you’re good to go!
What are the alternatives to Root Riot?
At Straight Up Hydroponics, we have a few other media options for propagation. Some people prefer the Rockwool Starter Cubes, especially if they are moving on to rockwool cubes or slabs. Then there are Jiffy pellets that come in dry form and need soaking before use. These are another popular option as they are like a small bag of media and are easy to pot on with. What ever you choose, you can see all of these products on our website by clicking on this link.