- Spent flower stems can be removed as well as dead leaves but leave healthy foliage to die back naturally.
- The intermediate states were characterized by nodes associated with foliage leaves.
- Virginiles already have adult foliage and a taproot, but lack generative organs.
Late Middle English foilage (in the sense 'design resembling leaves'): from Old French feuillage, from feuille 'leaf', from Latin folium. The change in the first syllable was due to association with Latin folium.
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