Sentence Examples


  • When worked at the top of a stem formed of the stock, the growth from the graft or bud must be pruned in a similar way.
  • If a piece of bark and cortex are torn off, the occlusion takes longer, because the tissues have to creep over the exposed area of wood; and the same is true of a transverse cut severing the branch, as may be seen in any properly pruned tree.
  • The others are generally pruned so as to combine a moderate supply of young wood with a greater or less number of fruit spurs.
  • This is the proper foundation for a good specimen, and illustrates how all such subjects should be pruned to keep them stocky and presentable in form.
  • The older plants will occasionally require the roots pruned in order to keep them in as small pots as possible without being starved.
 

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