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Grafting-Need Be Dormant?

Posted by ramble 6 (My Page) on
Sat, Apr 7, 12 at 23:50

Two questions:
1. If the scion is not fully dormant,i.e. the buds are breaking out a little, can the graft still take?

2. What if the buds of the scion are swelling and yellowing a bit?

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RE: Grafting-Need Be Dormant?


Last spring I got some Asian pear scionwoods's buds swelling and the graft still took. I would recommend you graft it as soon as possible.


RE: Grafting-Need Be Dormant?

It can take, one time I have cut a scion when the leaves were just out slightly and it took. I babied the graft by wrapping loosely parafilm tape and shaded the graft.

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