grafting onto a pluot-- euro or aisan?

northshore3February 20, 2013

I have a 7 year old flavorich pluot that has never produced fruit---,the last two years it set fruit but it dropped it's fruit at dime size, any ideas why . 2nd. part to this inquirery is the more interesting. What type of plum can I gaft onto it? Flavorich is a Friar X unknown pluot cross, rootstock unknown?
I feel safe with another pluot and a japanese plum but what about an european?Any thoughts on this ,has anyone attempted to graft an european onto a pluot .I have grown a green guage and stanley for years so I have plenty of scions to work with but am concerned with longer term incompatabillity.

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Scott F Smith(6B/7A MD)

Pluots are basically Japanese plums (98+% according to UC Davis). Euro on Japanese is often long-term incompatible. I have successfully done such grafts and it may work, but there is nothing more frustrating than having a graft last a year or two and die. You could probably get it to work reliably with an interstem of a widely compatible plum such as myroloban.

Scott

    Bookmark   February 20, 2013 at 3:19PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Help... pest eggs on orange fruits
Orange fruits got quite some eggs on them. I have searched...
funlul
mango seed ..is it dead?
The Whole outside of it is black .. Is it dead? I looked...
Trisha Stewart
Propagating Muscadine vine
How long do I leave them in the frig? How do you propagate...
jolj
Too new to know...is this root acceptable?
I'm new to Orcharding and to GardenWeb (what an incredible...
GuardinDawg
Asian pear spray in first year
Just planted a dwarf asian pear from Starks. Do I need...
ferroplasm Zone 7b
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™