The amount of produce from a cropping plant, measured by weight or quantity.
A botanical term used to describe the arrangement of veins within a leaf.
Union \’juːnjən\ This refers to the join on a grafted plant where the ‘stock’ and ‘scion’ have bonded together. “Geißfußveredelung”. Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.5 via Wikimedia Commons.
In the past, seaweed was used extensively as a manure and it is currently regaining popularity. Compost it, turn it into the soil or use as a mulch. Hose it down to get rid of as much salt as possible unless using it on asparagus which does well in a salty environment.
Recumbent is the term used to describe a plant’s habit of lying along the ground, for example cotoneaster horizontalis. From Latin recumbent – ‘reclining’
The ancient name for the blackcurrant – possibly derived from a medicinal use as a treatment for a throat infection.