mother bed

noun
variants: or mother block

Definition of mother bed

: an area that is devoted to plants known to be free from diseases and true to type and that is used as a source of stock for propagation

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“Mother bed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mother%20bed. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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