in·​ter·​plant | \ ˌin-tər-ˈplant How to pronounce interplant (audio) \
interplanted; interplanting; interplants

Definition of interplant

transitive verb

: to plant a crop between (plants of another kind) also : to set out young trees among (existing growth)

Examples of interplant in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Consider interplanting it with strawberries, herbs, or even flowers. Rebecca Straus, Good Housekeeping, "7 Fruits And Vegetables You Can Grow In Hanging Baskets," 13 Mar. 2017 Try interplanting your perennials with annuals that love hot weather. The Editors Of Organic Life, Good Housekeeping, "18 Summer Flowers That Can Take The Heat," 27 July 2016 The legumes were interplanted with the vines and harvested in spring. Evan Kleiman,, "Cucina Italiana: Garmugia, an easy vegetable dish that translates spring to your bowl," 4 Apr. 2018 Try interplanting cool and warm season vegetables to maximize limited space and capture late afternoon shade for cool season crops. Betty Cahill, The Denver Post, "Punch List: Things to do in the Colorado garden in the first week of June," 2 June 2017

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First Known Use of interplant

1911, in the meaning defined above

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“Interplant.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2020.

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