Garden Dictionary Word: etiolate (n. etiolation)


etiolate (n. etiolation)

To alter the natural development of a plant by excluding sunlight, often resulting in pale or bleached foliage. Etiolation is one method of layering for propagation; the shaded parts turn white or cream and develop no leaves.



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