Definitions for "Rootstock"
Keywords:  graft, scion, rhizome, hardy, vine
A perennial underground stem, producing leafly s?ems or flower stems from year to year; a rhizome.
A variety whose vigorous roots are used as the foundation for a budded rose. The use of rootstocks allows varieties that would not grow on their own roots to be propagated commercially.
The lower portionsof a plant that is capable of being grafted on to.