air layering

noun

Definition of air layering

  1. :  vegetative propagation of a plant (as one difficult or impossible to graft or bud) by enclosing a branch or shoot often after wounding or girdling in a moist medium (as sphagnum or soil) until roots have formed, the branch or shoot then being severed to form an independent plant — compare marcottage

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1891

First Known Use of air layering

1891


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