mound layering

noun
variants: or less commonly mound layerage

Definition of mound layering

: a method of propagation in which various woody-stemmed plants (as currants, gooseberries, quinces) are cut back to the ground in early spring and the new shoots that they develop are covered with soil to a depth of six to eight inches to induce root growth which forms individual plants that can be removed in the fall

called also stool layering

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