Definition of budstick in English:
A small piece of plant stem with a bud, prepared for grafting on to another plant.
- A scion is prepared by shaping the budstick to a thin wedge, leaving two complete whorls of buds above the point of entry.
- For tree training, it is best if the lower bud is located to the outside of the budstick near the top of the wedge cut.
- Buds (taken from budsticks or budwood) are inserted under the bark of small seedling stock plants a few inches above ground level.
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