What are the benefits of learning plant propagation? What are the benefits of learning plant propagation? It is a great skill to have because you can make lots of new plants for your garden rather than having to purchase them from a nursery (saving you money). It’s also nice to propagate plants and give them to friends and family as presents.
What is the importance of propagation methods? In addition to ensuring the continuation of each species and variety, propagation is also a cost-effective way to get more plants for your garden and a method to create new cultivars and varieties with unique characteristics and disease resistance.
What do you need for propagation? Unless propagation is your full-time job (and therefore you’re talking about supplies such as thermometers, grow lights and greenhouses), there are only a handful of required materials needed: quality potting soil, a sharp, clean knife or pair of clippers, small starter pots, and rooting hormone you can find at most
What are the methods of propagation? The key techniques for propagation that will be highlighted are: leaf cuttings, stem cuttings, simple layering, and air layering.