Basal Buds

or base buds

Appears in

Oxford Companion to Wine

Oxford Companion to Wine

By Jancis Robinson

Published 2006

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basal buds or base buds, the group of barely visible buds at the bottom of a shoot or cane. Normally they do not burst unless vines are severely pruned, and they are typically of low fruitfulness.

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