How Keiki Paste for Plants Can Revolutionize Your Green Thumb



Welcome to the world of Keiki paste, a game-changer in the realm of plant propagation, especially for orchid enthusiasts.

We’ll delve into the intricacies of Keiki paste  for plants, its role in propagation, and the organic alternatives that  can be used.

Unveiling the Mystery: What Is  Keiki Paste?

Keiki paste is a cytokinin hormone-based paste primarily used to stimulate growth in the nodes of orchids. The term “Keiki” (pronounced “kay-kee”) is a Hawaiian word meaning “baby” or “child”.

The Science Behind Keiki Paste

The primary ingredient in Keiki paste, Benzylaminopurine ¹, is a synthetic cytokinin promoting cell division and is also used in tissue culture during the multiplication stage.

The Application

The application of Keiki paste is a straightforward process. It is applied directly to the node of an orchid, preferably a Phalaenopsis, after the flowering phase.

The Organic Alternative: Aloe Vera

While Keiki paste has revolutionized orchid propagation, an organic alternative is gaining popularity among horticulturists – Aloe Vera. This miracle plant is packed with vitamins, proteins, calcium, magnesium, and growth hormones, similar to Keiki paste.

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