In this activity, students learn how to grow plants from spores, bulbils, rhizomes, stolons, tubers or cuttings.
By the end of this activity, students should be able to:
- discuss one way of growing a new plant without using seeds
- experience one of the following: how to locate spores on a fern frond; how to locate and plant a plantlet growing as a bulbil, from a rhizome or from a stolon; how to divide a tuber or how to make a cutting.
Download the Word file (see link below) for:
- introduction/background notes
- what to do
- discussion questions.
Find out more about grafting in this video Grafting and budding.