Plant Propagation : Plant Division

Here's an example of how to tell a plant is propagated through plant division:

We meet a plant. As you know, a lot of plants don't really make a viable seed and they also aren't woody and upright. Well,  if that's the case what is the next question in our plant dialogue?

 Let's take these garlic chives for example. There's not that much going on with them: nothing very obvious apart from the stalk and leaves. It doesn't have a flower, it doesn't have a real obvious seed. So we ask the next question: are you woody and upright? And no, they're not woody and upright. The third question, that leads us to plant division: are there a lot of little plants all clumped together or growing around  the big plant? In this case the answer is yes, so we know that plant division is the way forward!

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