The ‘Sexual’ Flower

Posted: October 5, 2011 in Plant Propagation
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‘A’ Sexual: Plants that can grow from ‘cuttings’ or ‘cloning’ with out male or female flowers.

Only 1 parent.

-Advantages of ‘A’ Sexual propagation. Clone of parent plant.

Types:

Vegetative

Spores

Cell division in single cell living organism.

TYPES of A Sexual Propagation.

Runners-

Bulbs-

Budding-

Cuttings-Most common method of vegetative reproduction.

Grafting-

-Air layering’ Cut branch 3/4 in. Fill gap with potting media, wrap with foil ( keep light off)

Cloning-

Sexual: Plants propagate through ‘male’ and ‘female’ plants

Cuttings: Environmental factors.

Bright white light

Good moisture

Optimum nutes

Media used:

Soil

peat moss

Perlite

Rotting plugs

Moss

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