Definition of bud-graft in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbədˌɡraft/


[with object]
Graft a bud of (a plant) onto another plant.
Example sentences
  • Also, after these roses were germinated and grown for a short while, the breeder then bud grafts them onto a robust rootstock to watch their growth attributes for several years.
  • Three or five apple varieties are bud-grafted onto the same tree.
  • Clones of Hevea brasiliensis are normally bud-grafted on seedling rootstocks.


A plant grown by grafting a bud onto another plant.
Example sentences
  • Many citrus fruits are hybrids created through cross-pollination or through bud grafts, when root stock from one species or variety is grafted onto another to produce a new species or variety.
  • It is a non-vegetative bud graft particularly suited to vines in warm climates.
  • Within a week to ten days you will be able to determine if the bud graft has taken.

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Syllabification: bud-graft

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