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Trimming and pruning are different actions. Put crudely, you trim with one of these You prune with one of these Trimming is the action of keeping a plant in a desired shape and removing excess, untidy growth. Pruning is the removal of dead growth or the encouragement of new growth in a certain area. Pruning is a more targeted action than trimming. While ...


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I looked up the definitions and cloning appears to be a subset of propagation. Cloning : producing individuals with identical or virtually identical DNA, either naturally or artificially. Propagation : grows new plants from a variety of sources: seeds, cuttings, and other plant parts. Plant propagation can also refer to the man-made or natural dispersal of ...


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My impression is that trimming is done on softer, newer growth, and pruning is done on stiffer, older growth, with bark, or branches, and stuff. You'll note that you don't prune your lawn. Trim is sometimes used as a synonym for prune (correctly or not), but the reverse doesn't seem true: Trimming might refer to a small amount of pruning, though. Trimming ...


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I disagree as LED lights are "new" for use as plant lights and much of the advice does not carry over to the more traditional light sources such as HPS and fluorescent. My take is the people asking about using LED's as a light source are urban dwellers who would not think to use or look for the grow lamp tag. If we had a tag hierarchy then LED ...


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Weighing in a bit late here, but does any one use Symphyotricum instead of Aster? Hylotelephium instead of Sedum? Lamprocapnos spectabilis instead of Dicentra spectabilis? No. Just because some taxonomist has to write a paper doesn't mean that we need to follow blindly along. We need, IMO, to follow the Horticulture trade in these instances, or we can ...


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I did not know the biologists had been at work and the article you referred to was published in 2014. There are a number of common references to the renaming so I guess it's not unknown. I think your proposal has merit as long as we add information in the dracaena tag that this now includes Sanseveria. Of note: the same web page indicates that "...


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