Plant Propagation- Ground Layering

Plant Propagation- Ground Layering

Propagating plants via cuttings is a well-known method but it is not the only method. There are many ways to multiply plants, some easier than others.

Today I’m going to delve a little into propagation via layering. The layering method has a lot of different varieties so more specifically, today we are going to cover ‘ground layering’.

‘Layering’ is simply, stems or branches of a parent plant that touch the ground and form their own roots and create a baby plant that is a clone of the parent. Once established, the link between the parent and baby is cut. Because you get an exact clone of the parent plant, choosing the strongest plants to layer means you know what you’re getting with these new plants. Read More

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