Photo by Melody

Definition of By simple layering

Categorized under "General"

Definition as written by IRFAN_LODHI:

Simple layering is a technique that\'s used to propagate plants that produce runners and trailing shoots.
1 : First, fill a clean small pot with moist seedling mix.
2 :Select a healthy shoot and position it so a node is in the center of the small pot. Use a paper clip to peg the shoot down. Keep the pot moist for the next few weeks.
3:When new growth is evident, the new plant is ready to be removed from the parent plant. Use sharp, clean pruning shears to separate the plants.

Thumbnail of By simple layering by IRFAN_LODHI
(Click for full-size)

Add a definition to this term

Return to the Gardenology homepage

Return to Dave's Garden

Overwhelmed? There's a lot to see here. Try starting at our homepage.

[ Home | About | Advertise | Media Kit | Contact Us | Do Not Sell My Personal Information]

Back to the top