Layering Questions - Asexual Propagation

After reading pages 4-12 to 4-14 of the Idaho Master Gardeners Handbook answer these questions.

  1. Prepare a simple outline of the Asexual Propagation Layering section of the Idaho Master Gardeners Handbook pages 4-12 to 4-14.

  2. Compare and contrast cuttings and layering.  

  3. For the eight types of layering, give an example of a plant that can be propagated by that method.

  4. Which of the eight types of layering will a plant do 'naturally' with minimal human intervention?  

  5. Aside from propagation why might a person divide a perennial?