Rootstocks sentence example
Control should aim to prevent seeding as well as exhaust the rootstocks.
Fruit trees are grown on rootstocks which affect the growth and fruiting potential of the tree, with dwarfing rootstocks recommended for smaller gardens.
Noble plants with thick rootstocks, large sword-like leaves, and spikes of flowers from 3 to to ft.
Growers could only protect their trees from tristeza by not using sour orange rootstocks, which are highly susceptible to the virus.
Tree fruits Tree fruits on the more vigorous rootstocks are unlikely to need feeding once they are established.Advertisement
In fact, that they are virus free may explain why they are slightly more vigerous than the standard rootstocks.
Many roses and fruit varieties would be very weak if grown on their own rootstocks.
Quinces are very widely used as pear rootstocks, and have been so used at least since the 14th century in France.
These are aquatic plants with thick fleshy rootstocks or tubers embedded in the mud, and throwing up to the surface circular shield-like leaves, and leafless flower-stalks, each terminated by a single flower, often of great beauty, and consisting of four or five sepals, and numerous petals gradually passing into the very numerous stamens without any definite line of demarcation between them.
Seedling rootstocks are raised and potted up before being brought into the glass house before grafting, so as to achieve a quick union.Advertisement
The big advantage of the M9 rootstock is that it will produce a crop of apples much sooner than more vigorous rootstocks.