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Special grafting technique; see under Occulation pruning.

Also known as "Äugeln", this is a very old form of grafting, already known in antiquity, which is derived from the Latin term "oculus" (eye). It is mainly used for roses and fruit trees, rarely also for vines. An eye (bud) is cut flat out of the scion at a length of about one to two centimetres for roses and about three to four centimetres for...

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