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.
By: Vaughn Anderson
Bottom Tray with Holes.
Bottom Tray with 1” to ½” of potting soil added.
Top tray with round holes, filled with potting soil. Top tray placed over bottom tray on top of the potting soil.
Select seeds to put in top tray.
Place one seed on top of the potting soil in each filled hole of top tray.
Cover seeds with 1/8” to ¼” of potting soil.
Write name of plant on label in PENCIL.
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.
Water thoroughly and lightly with a sprinkling can.
Store in warm place in the light. Some seeds require darkness.
The next slides show you how to propagate plants by the separation method,
Select pot with several plants in it.
Tear individual plants apart.
Replant individual plants one plant per pot.
Water each newly potted plant thoroughly.
Store in a location best suited for the particular kind of plant.
Select and cut one year old growth only.
Remove Leaves if necessary.
One year cuttings to ready to be propagated.
Dip cuttings in rooting hormone.
Select a pot with holes in the bottom.
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
Fill pot with Perlite.
Push each cutting down through the perlite to the pine needles.
Trim to 1’ to 2’ high.
Store in cool place.
Plant Propagation Quiz