How Plants Grow

How plants grow and change?

The different parts of a plant are shown in the picture.

The main parts of most plants are roots, stem, leaf and flower.

The main parts of most plants are roots, stem, leaf and flower.

Roots of a plant are present under the ground. These roots give support to the plant. These carry water, minerals and nutrients from the soil for the plants. Roots grow underground.

Stem of a plant is present above the ground. It also gives support to the plant. It also bears branches, leaves, fruits and flowers. It carries food and water to all parts of the plant. Stem is known as the back-bone of the plant.

Leaf prepares food for the plant.

Flower is the most beautiful part of a plant. It changes into fruit.

Most of the plants bear flowers. Flowers are of different shapes, sizes and colors. Some flowers smell good. Some of the good smelling flowers are rose, jasmine, lotus, sunflower, apple flower.

Some of the good smelling flowers are rose, jasmine, lotus, sunflower, apple flower.

Flowers change into fruits. Fruits are juicy and tasty. Some fruits are apple, orange, mango, watermelon and peach.

Some fruits are apple, orange, mango, watermelon and peach.

Fruits are very useful for us. They protect us from various diseases. We should eat plenty of fruits daily. Most fruits contain seeds inside them. Some of the fruits which contain seeds are mango, apple, orange, watermelon and papaya.

Some of the fruits which contain seeds are mango, apple, orange, watermelon and papaya.

Seeds are of different shapes and sizes. Plants grow from seeds.

A baby plant is hidden inside a seed. Seeds also contain food for the baby plant. There are different kinds of seeds.

A baby plants grows into a big plants. Look, how a seed grows into a plant.

Seed Germination Process

A baby plants needs food, air, water, and sunlight to grow. We sow seed in the soil. Roots absorb water and nutrients from soil. The seed gives food to the baby plant.

The seed bursts open when the baby plant grows into a little plant. This little plant is called a seedling. After some time, the seedling grows into a new plant. This is how plants grow and change into a new plant.

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