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PLANTS PROPAGATION – II August 8, 2009

We continue with different kinds of propagation.

LAYERING

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Stem still attached to their parent plant and it may form roots when their touch a medium. This generates a plant.

air layering – is used to propagate indoors plants with thick stem. examples: rubber plant,aralia ,ficus etc.

DIVISION

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New plants form before they are detached from their parent plant. This kind of propagation its used for landscape plants that donĀ“t have a single stem. Examples perennial flowers, mums, host as etc.

GRAFTING

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The tissue of one plant is selected for its stems flowers or fruit and is called scion. The scion contains the desire gens to be duplicated . The scion is grafted onto the stock of another plant . When the scion has fused it is encouraged to grow by cutting out the stem above the new bud.

Grafting requires that a vascular connection take place between the two tissues.

EXAMPLES OF PLANTS PROPAGATION

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COLEUS – Propagates for cutting stem. It takes 2-3 weeks to root.

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GOLDFISH PLANT – propagates for stem cuttings and it takes 2-3 weeks to root.

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JADE PLANT- It can propagate for stem cutting or leaves cutting. It takes 3-6 weeks to root. see for more information jade plant

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ECHEVARIA

Propagation by leaves cuttings. 2-3 weeks to root.

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MOTHER IN LAW TONGUE -Propagation by leaves section.

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VELVET PLANT– stem cutting. takes 2-3 weeks to create roots.

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DRAGON PLANT-

Stem cutting propagation. Roots takes 3-4 weeks to grow.

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AFRICAN VIOLET-

Leaf cutting and division propagation. see African violet

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ARROW HEAD-

Propagation by division and layering.

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PRIMULA-

Propagates late in winter by division.

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BEGONIA-

Leaf cutting propagation.

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ENGLISH IVY-

Easy to root.

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FUCHSIA-

Easy to root.

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IMPATIENS

Root in water.





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