own-root

adjective
variants: or own-rooted \ ˈ⸗¦⸗⸗ \

Definition of own-root

of a plant
: growing on its own roots rather than on roots obtained from a stock : developing from a seed, cutting, or layer rather than from grafting or budding own-root roses are frequently less vigorous than budded stock — compare seedling-rooted

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“Own-root.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/own-root. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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