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whip graft

noun, Horticulture.
1.
a graft prepared by cutting both the scion and the stock in a sloping direction and securing them by tying or taping.
Origin of whip graft
1665-1675
1665-75
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  • The parts are sometimes joined by a tongue, after the manner of a whip-graft, but this is rarely necessary.

    The Nursery Book Liberty Hyde Bailey
  • The cions may be placed on the tree by several methods, but only two are commonly employed,—the whip-graft and the cleft-graft.

    The Apple-Tree L. H. Bailey
  • On the small shoots of young trees, the whip-graft is often employed, but it is not used in large trees.

    The Apple-Tree L. H. Bailey
  • Root-grafting, especially of fruit-stocks, is performed almost entirely by the whip-graft.

    The Nursery Book Liberty Hyde Bailey
  • If Grafting is done on small stocks, it is customary to employ the whip-graft, which is illustrated in the margin.

  • The parts are held only by the string, which, together with the wax, is applied in the same way as upon the whip-graft.

    The Nursery Book Liberty Hyde Bailey
British Dictionary definitions for whip-graft

whip graft

noun
1.
(horticulture) a graft made by inserting a tongue cut on the sloping base of the scion into a slit on the sloping top of the stock
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