how to deal with buds when grafting

yukkuri_kame(Sunset 19 / USDA 9)February 25, 2013

How to deal with buds when doing a cleft graft?

Is it better to graft in a bud free area?

With most of the scion wood I have that is not an option.

Just remove the bud? Rub it off? Cut it off?


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I go ahead and pretend they're not there. It's nice to have 1 1/2 inch or more to work with, but don't let a wayward bud stop you from using the scion. Lots of times the buds are packed in tighter than you would like, but should still be useable.

    Bookmark   February 25, 2013 at 5:50PM
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