- Entry Level 3
- Unit No:
- Guided learning hours:
- 20 hours
Be able to take a plant cutting.
Use a given tool to cut a chosen plant in accordance with instructions.
Be able to root plant cuttings.
Remove lower leaves of cutting.
Dip bottom of cutting in given rooting compound.
Fill pot with a given compost and make a hole or dent to receive cutting.
Be able to plant cuttings.
Insert cuttings into compost in an appropriate position.
Place supporting canes appropriately, if needed.
Be able to cultivate plant cuttings.
Place the pot in an appropriate place to encourage growth, covering it securely with a polythene bag, if needed.
Check for new growth without disturbing the cutting.