It’s time to stunt your paperwhites, and we’ll do that with alcohol. Pot your paperwhites in stones and water, as you normally would. Once the roots begin growing and the green shoot on top reaches about 1-2″, pour off the existing water. Replace the water with a solution of 4 – 6% alcohol, as described below. Continue to use the alcohol solution for future watering.You should see results in a few days. The alcohol content needs to be less than 10%, or your plants will overdose and severe growth problems will occur. Many liquors are only labeled as “proof”, not percentage of alcohol. Don’t confuse the two. To determine what percentage alcohol you have, divide the proof in half, So and 86 proof bourbon is 43% alcohol. Continue reading the tutorial in the source.