Use a sharp, clean dedicated scissors, scalpel or razor blade. Taking cuttings/clones Cut stem at a 45 degrees Celsius angle, below the 3rd node from the shoot tip (preferably using a surgical blade). Immediately place the cutting in water. Remove lowest leaves/shoots. Dip the cutting tip into rooting gel or powder. Stick the cutting into the starter pellet, glue plug or substrate of choice. Cut leaf tips with scissors. Keep in an air tight and humid environment, roots should emerge within 5 - 14 days.
Gel ingredients: 3 grams Indole-butyric Acid 1 gram Naphthalene Acetic Acid 1 gram Vitamin B
Works great with Glue Plugs propagation plugs!