Pictures of a successful bark graft

Steve357June 10, 2014

My first successful bark grafts. I grafted these in late Jan, this picture was taken in mid-march. I never labeled them,because I never thought they would actually take. But I think it's flavor king and burgundy

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Steve357

This picture was taken yesterday, they've put on 3ft of growth

    Bookmark   June 10, 2014 at 10:29PM
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Bradybb WA-Zone8

That's great Steve.I will like to try a bark graft some day,especially if it's Flavor King. Brady

    Bookmark   June 10, 2014 at 11:53PM
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stuf2do(9B)

Nice job Steve...and a good inspiration for us wannabe tree builders.....

    Bookmark   June 11, 2014 at 12:40AM
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murkwell

Your bark was slipping in January? I think I have to wait until May.

    Bookmark   June 11, 2014 at 3:35PM
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Steve357

No it wasn't really slipping, I sliced down the bark about 1" from the top then gently force the diagonally cut scion behind the bark. Just like in one of the DWN youtube videos

    Bookmark   June 11, 2014 at 4:13PM
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skyjs(z8 OR, USA)

Thanks for posting that. I haven't yet successfully bark grafted so it is useful to see.
john S
PDX OR

    Bookmark   June 12, 2014 at 2:49PM
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MrClint

Looking good! I top worked one of my peach trees that way. The grafts heal in completely in a few years.

    Bookmark   June 12, 2014 at 10:21PM
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