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Seeds, Separation, and Cuttings. By: Vaughn Anderson . This Powerpoint presentation provides answers for question 1-5 on the Plant Propagation Quiz. . Seeds. Bottom Tray with Holes. Seeds. Bottom Tray with 1” to ½” of potting soil added. . Seeds.

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Seeds separation and cuttings

Seeds, Separation, and Cuttings

By: Vaughn Anderson


Seeds separation and cuttings

  • This Powerpoint presentation provides answers for question 1-5 on the Plant Propagation Quiz.


Seeds

Seeds

Bottom Tray with Holes.


Seeds1

Seeds

Bottom Tray with 1” to ½” of potting soil added.


Seeds2

Seeds

Top tray with round holes, filled with potting soil. Top tray placed over bottom tray on top of the potting soil.


Seeds3

Seeds

Select seeds to put in top tray.


Seeds4

Seeds

Place one seed on top of the potting soil in each filled hole of top tray.


Seeds5

Seeds

Cover seeds with 1/8” to ¼” of potting soil.


Seeds6

Seeds

Write name of plant on label in PENCIL.


Seeds7

Seeds

For example: A variety of tomatoes is BIG BEEF. The tag must be labeled BIG BEEF. It is NOT Necessary to write Tomato on the label.


Seeds8

Seeds

Water thoroughly and lightly with a sprinkling can.


Seeds9

Seeds

Store in warm place in the light. Some seeds require darkness.


Separation

Separation

The next slides show you how to propagate plants by the separation method,


Separation1

Separation

Select pot with several plants in it.


Separation2

Separation

Depot.


Separation3

Separation

Tear individual plants apart.


Separation4

Separation

Replant individual plants one plant per pot.


Separation5

Separation

Water each newly potted plant thoroughly.


Separation6

Separation

Store in a location best suited for the particular kind of plant.


Cuttings

Cuttings

  • The next slides explain how to propagate plants by cuttings.


Cuttings1

Cuttings

Select and cut one year old growth only.


Cuttings2

Cuttings

Cutting one year old growth.


Cuttings3

Cuttings

Cutting one year old growth.


Cuttings4

Cuttings

Remove Leaves if necessary.


Cuttings5

Cuttings

One year cuttings to ready to be propagated.


Cuttings6

Cuttings

Dip cuttings in rooting hormone.


Cuttings7

Cuttings

  • Holes in pot allow air into the bottom.

Select a pot with holes in the bottom.


Cuttings8

Cuttings

  • Adds mycorrhizae to rooting area.

  • Provides air space for ventilation

Put 2” to 3” of pine needles and leaves in the bottom of the pot.

Mutualistic association between a fungus (Myco) and the roots (rhiza) of the plants


Cuttings9

Cuttings

  • Perlite holds moisture and air.

Fill pot with Perlite.


Cuttings10

Cuttings

Push each cutting down through the perlite to the pine needles.


Cuttings11

Cuttings

Trim to 1’ to 2’ high.


Cuttings12

Cuttings

Water thoroughly.


Cuttings13

Cuttings

Store in cool place.


This completes questions 1 to 4

This completes questions 1 to 4.

End of

Part I

Plant Propagation Quiz


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