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Definition of standard

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Definition as written by Floridian:

A plant that does not naturally grow as a tree can be trained into a standard, a small treelike form with a single, upright trunk topped by a rounded crown of foliage

Definition as written by talinum:

The erect petals of an iris flower as opposed to the broader and often drooping falls

Definition as written by Terry:

A standard form is typically 5-6 feet tall; smaller forms may be referred to as half standard

Definition as written by Magpye:

Those plants, especially roses, that are grown so all the branches are brought to a head on one single stem. A standard can also be a full size fruit tree. This is done strictly for aesthetics.


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