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Grafted Carmine Jewel

Posted by Bradybb wa8 (My Page) on
Fri, Feb 14, 14 at 17:43

All the reading that I've done refers to Carmine Jewel Cherry being sold,growing on it's own roots.
I pre-ordered one from a local nursery and picked it up yesterday,to find out that it's on Gisela rootstock.
I want to grow it as a bush and am not sure what kind of growth it's going to have.
Does anyone else have one of these grafted versions?I'm interested in how they turn out. Thanks,Brady

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RE: Grafted Carmine Jewel

That's really interesting Brady, I ordered one for this spring also and am planning on growing it as a shrub. I wonder how easy they are to propagate through layering or cuttings.
You might consider planting it deep enough that the graft is well buried so that it can root. Then maybe the suckers would be from the carmine jewel.

RE: Grafted Carmine Jewel

People keep mentioning about evans having the same thing done to them. since both are bred to be frown in the north maybe grqfting on mazzard or others makes it possible to grow them further south..... it does eliminate the trees natural small size though.

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