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I am interested in trying to trial jujube, and am looking for rootstock to get started with. Root cuttings, suckers or seedlings would all be worth trying. If I get sufficient stock, I am also interested in scions of Honey Jar and Black Sea. I have a wide variety of material to share back, scions, s...
- Sat Jan 30, 2016 6:10 am
- Forum: Forum
- Topic: What grafts do you do (and why)?
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When scion 1/4" is much smaller diameter than the stock 3/8 - 1" a z-graft is a good choice as it heals over completely the first year and has a strong union. Veneer is useful for some harder to graft species that seem to need more cambium contact, also very simple carpentry.
- Wed Jan 20, 2016 9:10 am
- Forum: Forum
- Topic: If you were to create an "apple cocktail tree" what varieties would you graft?
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I have a large seedling apple tree that produces rock hard sawdust dry fruit. Five years ago, I began top working the limbs over to other local varieties. Luckily the tree had pretty good structure, with limbs lower down the trunk that I chose as scaffolds, and Cleft grafted these over.I did this a ...
I root prune clonal rootstock for ease of planting, maybe down to 1-2" length. Never down to 1/2", now I might try cutting back even more! Seedling roots I try to avoid damaging any more than necessary. I root pruned at planting time(late April), and I remember thinking that I might want to do that ...