Glossary of Gardening Terms: A - ZD
Descriptions of common gardening terms and phrases…
Drops leaves after growing season
Describes a plant that drops its leaves at the end of each growing season. e.g. An Oak tree (Quercus robur).
Germinates with two seed leaves
A Dicotyledon is a plant that has two seed leaves when it germinates.
Bearing male and female flowers on separate plants
A Dioecious is a plant that bears male and female flowers on separate plants. E.g. Holly (Ilex).