air-layering


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air-layering


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A method of propagation where the stem of a plant is wounded and packed with sphagnum moss which is kept moist by wrapping in polythene. After rooting, the stem can be severed and potted up.
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Since the entire test facility and instrument are vibration isolated inside a thermal/vacuum chamber, risks associated with atmospheric turbulence and air-layering effects are eliminated.
If the branch will not reach the ground, the method to use is air-layering.
The Eugene Bonsai Society invites the public to attend a free program on grafting and air-layering of bonsai at 7 p.