T-budding

T-budding is an easy form of grafting (propagating), where a bud rather than shoot is attached to a rootstock to make a new plant. It sounds complicated but, with practice, can be mastered by anyone and, as just one bud is needed to make a rose or tree, it is very economical.

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T-budding

Quick facts

Suitable for: Trees, especially rose-family plants (Rosaceae)
Timing: Mid- to late summer
Difficulty: Moderate

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