Whip and Tongue

By Ethan B, Dawson F

Definition-A graft prepared by cutting both of the scion and stock in a sloping direction and inserting the tongue in the scion into the slit in the stock and tapping the two sticks together.

Subgroups-Budding,cleft,and stub.

Plants this is used on are apple trees,MM111 rootstock, and fruit trees

Supples-A grafting knife, string, and plastic tape or sealing wax and a tree and a live branch.

Steps-Cut tree branches in slants and in the both cut a tongue and fix them in each other and tape them together and they should fuse

Facts: One of the oldest known methods of asexual propagation, also it is mainly used in southeastern United States

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