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Refers to the transfer of seedlings or rooted cuttings into pots.
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Also known as a slip, a cutting is taken from a healthy plant by means of scissors or a knife, and placed in a growing medium in order to create a new plant.
The loss of sap from a damaged or cut stem, leaf or root.
The secretion of gums or resins by some plants, especially fruit trees and conifers, when cut.
Used in reference to leaf margins, stipules or bracts that are cut or slashed.
The processes of increasing the number of plants, including grafting, division, cuttings, seeding, budding and air layering.
A plant shoot or cutting that's grafted on to the rootstock of another to produce a new plant.