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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

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

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


Seeds

Select seeds to put in top tray.


Seeds

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


Seeds

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


Seeds

Write name of plant on label in PENCIL.


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.


Seeds

Water thoroughly and lightly with a sprinkling can.


Seeds

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


Separation

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


Separation

Select pot with several plants in it.


Separation

Depot.


Separation

Tear individual plants apart.


Separation

Replant individual plants one plant per pot.


Separation

Water each newly potted plant thoroughly.


Separation

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


Cuttings

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


Cuttings

Select and cut one year old growth only.


Cuttings

Cutting one year old growth.


Cuttings

Cutting one year old growth.


Cuttings

Remove Leaves if necessary.


Cuttings

One year cuttings to ready to be propagated.


Cuttings

Dip cuttings in rooting hormone.


Cuttings

  • Holes in pot allow air into the bottom.

Select a pot with holes in the bottom.


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


Cuttings

  • Perlite holds moisture and air.

Fill pot with Perlite.


Cuttings

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


Cuttings

Trim to 1’ to 2’ high.


Cuttings

Water thoroughly.


Cuttings

Store in cool place.


This completes questions 1 to 4.

End of

Part I

Plant Propagation Quiz


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