Step 6.

Hold the scion wood securely in the left hand, but with care to prevent injury to the buds. Place knife at an angle to the scion and make a slanting cut (see inset) by pushing the blade away from the body. This straight-plane cut should be made as similar to the cut on the rootstock as possible.

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