Beans of all kinds Lettuce
Borecole or kale Muskmelon
Brussels sprout Mustard
Cabbage Onion (see also p. 132)
Cauliflower and broccoli Parsnip
By other means than seeds
Artichoke, globe; by seeds, but many worthless plants may be secured; by suckers about the crown of the old plant, if particular strains are to be perpetuated.
Artichoke, Jerusalem ; by tubers, or divisions of the tubers.
Horseradish, cuttings of side roots.
Mushroom, by spawn (or dried and prepared mycelium) ; latterly also by spores.
Onion, the "black seed" or usual onions, by seed; potato or Egyptian onions, by "tops" or bulblets borne in the place of flowers ; multipliers, by the natural divisions of the bulbs. Onion "sets" are small dry onions that renew their growth when planted.
Potato, cuttings of the tubers.
Rhubarb, or pie-plant; by seeds, but these give variable progeny; preferably by division of the roots into strong eyes.
Sea-kale; by seeds, but better by root-cuttings from the best plants.
Yam, Chinese. Bulblets from the axils of the leaves; division of the root.