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soil with a pH below 7.0 often resulting in a high concentration of iron, magnesium and potassium ions (see iron, magnesium, potassium)
a plant that completes its entire life cycle within the space of a year
a plant that completes its entire life cycle within the space of two years
specific group of lime-hating plants (see lime-hating plants)
material that provides plants with one or more or the main plant nutrients that help them grow (see nutrients)
describes a plant with soft rather than woody stem/tissues
a plant whose stems and leaves die to the ground each year and regrows stems and foliage the following growing season (see perennial)
plants that thrive in acidic soils (see acidic)
substances which are required to support living plants and organisms, obtained from the soil, air and fertiliser
a plant that lives for more than two years and usually flowers annually
various methods of starting new plants ranging from starting seeds to identical clones created by cuttings or layering
a method of cutting off leaves or branches within limits in order to remove dead or diseased foliage or branches
a woody plant with a framework of branches and little or no central stem