Tag: plant cuttings

Gardening Basics
// June 23, 2018
growing plants from root cutting

Root cutting is a semi-artificial, vegetative plant propagation technique. While in stem or leaf cuttings, the process of rooting is essential, whereas in root cuttings the process of new shoot formation is essential. Quite a large number of plants can be grown by root cuttings. The general criterion is that root cuttings may propagate any…

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Gardening Basics
// November 27, 2017
leaf cutting

Propagation of plants by cuttings is the cheapest and most convenient method of vegetative plant propagation. While stem cutting is widespread, many plants can be grown by leaf cuttings, particularly the fleshy-leaved one and succulents. Following are different types of leaf cuttings: 1. Leaf stalk cuttings: A mature adult leaf with stalk can be inserted…

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Gardening Basics
// September 17, 2017

Propagation of plants by division: Propagation by division is the simplest method of vegetative propagation. The plants which produce masses of stems at ground level, each having its own root system, are lifted from the ground and divided into individuals. Many of the plants such as Aster, Chrysanthemum, Russelia, Plumbago, Tuberose, and most of the…

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Gardening Basics
// July 19, 2017
air layering propagation

Layering is the method of inducing roots on the stem while it is still attached to a plant; & then cutting it once the roots are formed for further transplantation. The objective of layering is same as that of stem cuttings i.e. for clonal propagation of plants. The only difference is that root induction in…

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Gardening Basics
// July 10, 2017
Stem cutting plant propagation

Plant propagation is an important practice in gardening. Surprisingly, the most popular method of raising new plants is not seed sowing; but stem cutting. Stem cutting is a vegetative way of plant propagation. This quickest and simplest way of cloning a plant is the cheapest and the most convenient method. In stem cutting method new…

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