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Grafting/Budding Question

Posted by quillfred 8 - WWA (My Page) on
Fri, Mar 22, 13 at 15:41

Last Summer I bud grafted a rootstock (had a failed w + t graft) and the bud looks viable so far. It is a V shape ( 2 stems) so I am wondering if I can/should do a whip and tongue on the other stem. I have more varieties than rootstock space but I don't want to hurt the chances of the Jefferies bud growing well.
Thanks!


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RE: Grafting/Budding Question

Don't think its going to hurt anything...


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RE: Grafting/Budding Question

It may take some vigor from the the bud, but that isn't the end of the world.


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RE: Grafting/Budding Question

Thanks both of you. I guess if they both take I can adjust sizes later if it is an issue.

This grafting and trying out new varieties is great fun.


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