- to graft by uniting a growing branch to a stock without separating the branch from its parent stock.
Origin of inarch
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The operation of inarching is sometimes performed by nature.
Propagation is effected by seed, by grafting or inarching, and by budding.Fruits of the Hawaiian Islands
Gerrit Parmile Wilder
Camellias are also propagated by grafting or inarching in early spring on stocks of the common variety of C. japonica.
So also may a tree be prolonged beyond its ordinary age, as the pear on the quince, by inarching young shoots.Soil Culture
J. H. Walden
Inarching, in-rch′ing, n. a method of grafting by uniting, without separating from the original stem.
- (tr) to graft (a plant) by uniting stock and scion while both are still growing independently
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