Layering to renew or multiply plants
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Layering to renew or multiply plants by Fenton E. Larsen

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Published by Cooperative Extension Services of Washington State University, Oregon State University [and] the University of Idaho, and the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in [Pullman, Wash.?] .
Written in English


  • Air layering

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StatementFenton E. Larsen.
SeriesPNW -- 165., PNW (Series) -- 165.
The Physical Object
Pagination[8] p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17613546M

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Layering can be used to multiply many of your favorite plants now growing around your yard and in your home. There are six common types of layering: air, simple, tip, trench, serpentine and mound. Air and simple layering are the most popular types. Master Gardener Manual Link Layering to Renew or Multiply Plants. MG Manual Chapter(s): All #8. Plants to try: blackberries, raspberries, dewberries, loganberries, and other members of the genus Rubus L. Simple – Similar to tip layering, except a 6- to inch section with the shoot tip is left above the ground. Plants to try: climbing roses, forsythia, rhododendron, honeysuckle, boxwood, azalea, jasmine, abelia, pyracantha, and wax myrtle. Layering The main purpose of layering is to provide rooting for the stem of the mother plant. The new growing plant will keep the union with the mother plant until it is able to survive on its own. When this happens, the new plant will be cut off from the mother plant.

Layering is a method of vegetative propagation, in which roots are induced on the shoots while they are still attached to the mother plants. This is a alternate method of propagation in fruit plants which do not root easily when detached from the mother plants. Most commonly used methods of layering are air layering, ground and mound layering. 1.   By creating a "layered garden" - one in which the plantings are carefully selected to provide a succession of interesting combinations (or layers) from spring through fall. In his excellent book, The Layered Garden, David Culp illustrates this concept with stunning photographs of his gardens at Brandywine Cottage in Bucks County, Penn. 2 days ago  Air layering can be used to propagate large, overgrown house plants such as rubber plant, croton, or dieffenbachia that have lost most of their lower leaves. Woody ornamentals such as azalea, camellia, magnolia, oleander, and holly can also be propagated by air layering. For optimum rooting, make air layers in the spring on shoots produced during the previous season or in mid to late summer . Layering is a method that nature uses for propagation with many plants. Some plants send out runners that root at their tips or at nodes. Others will root where a low lying branch contacts the soil. Learn several methods to use these natural and very successful ways of plant propagation to multiply your shrubs, vines and other plants.

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