Grafting/Budding Question

quillfredMarch 22, 2013

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.

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franktank232(z5 WI)

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

    Bookmark   March 22, 2013 at 5:05PM
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It may take some vigor from the the bud, but that isn't the end of the world.

    Bookmark   March 22, 2013 at 6:51PM
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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.

    Bookmark   March 23, 2013 at 7:04PM
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