A plant node, also known as a leaf node or stem node, is the part of the plant that causes leaf growth. Nodes are located along the plant's stem. Finding plant nodes is important to effective pruning maintenance and also... More »

A plant runner, also known as a stolon, is a horizontal stem portion that grows from the base of the plant. The tip of a stolon develops buds that grow into new plants. The lower portion of a stolon develops nodes, which... More »

Trim perennial hibiscus plants after a blooming cycle is complete. Cut the plant stems down to the ground in the winter or very early spring to allow new shoots to grow in by mid-spring. More »

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The part of a plant that receives pollen is called the stigma. The stigma is located at the top of the style, the tube that extends out of the ovary. Together, the stigma, style and ovary are known as a pistil or carpel,... More »

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The female part of the plant is the pistil, and the male part of the plant is the stamen. The pistil includes the ovary, the style and the stigma. The stamen consists of the anther and a filament. Pollen consists of male... More »

Plant cells from an onion bulb lack chloroplasts because this part of the plant grows below ground, making it incapable of absorbing the light needed to photosynthesize. Most subterranean root and bulb structures in plan... More »

The leaves are the part of the plant that produces food. The process of producing food is called photosynthesis, which requires sunlight, water, chlorophyll, minerals and carbon dioxide. More »