Quince Cion Ready for Grafting
It is sometimes advantageous to cut a cion as here shown, including a portion of older wood. This may be grafted on a large branch to make a permanent tree. On the other hand, where it is desired to hasten fruiting, Mr. Burbank grafts small cions on the smaller branches.
This image is from: Luther Burbank: his methods and discoveries and their practical application. Volume 3 Chapter 5