from The Century Dictionary.
- In forestry to plant (young trees) under an existing stand.
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- transitive verb (Forestry) To plant under
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- verb transitive To
- noun A plant that has been planted underneath others.
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Pineapple sage makes a good underplant for lilies, to hide their ankles after the blooms fade.
Hi Frances, I can definitely see the appeal of turning peegees into standards and being able to underplant them.
It is not necessary to underplant the woodlot with big trees.
Using a small area of about one eighth of an acre, Dr. Diller's plan is to girdle all the trees and then underplant with chestnut seedlings.
I’ve never seen butterfly bushes pruned and trained this way–I like the idea that then you can underplant them.