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noun as in plant

noun as in sapling

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noun as in tree

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Row covers and the like allow gardeners to extend the growing season on both ends, to shelter tender new seedlings and transplants, and to exclude insects and bigger pests — including deer — without chemicals.

If it comes much earlier, fields full of seedlings or young plants might be flooded.

This pellet-like soil can make it hard for native plants and tree seedlings to grow.

That in turn can reduce or remove the forest understory, providing less nutrients or protection for the creatures that live there or for seedlings to grow.

Essentially, farmers supply land and labor while Komaza provides seedlings, support and harvesting services.

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"He is Amby Seedling, the chap who used to sometimes come and help at Talbothays," she explained indifferently.

In the middle of the bed set a good strong marrow seedling, root downwards.

Young seedling plants of three years' growth can be bought in the nurseries on the St. John's River.

Cuttings put in and struck in the seed-bed will come into bearing quicker than seedling plants.

A seedling of the popular Gen. Jacqueminot, and one of the best.


On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to seedling, such as: flower, grass, herb, shrub, tree, and vine.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.