grafted adenium begining to bloom

kiwijoe21July 25, 2014

These are some that I grafted. Turning out really nice.

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roma0904(9)

Joe,
Now I fell like the same dog, but somebody gave me a very big and tasty bone and when in tried to eat it I found out that I had no teeth

Joe I hate that highway, going thru zapata, roma , la joya and all those little towns, , but if we decide next month to go to south padre I'll stop by

Roberto

    Bookmark   July 25, 2014 at 6:04PM
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jasonwipf

Very pretty joe,

Say when you graft why do they remove the bottom leaves of a stem and only keep the top growth. Wouldn't you want as much leaf action to pull up nutrients thru that main vein and increase the chances that the graft takes?

    Bookmark   July 27, 2014 at 12:13AM
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kiwijoe21

It is true on what you say Jason. When I graft the tips of the original plant on starters ...they grab a hold much faster than ones without. But then there is your catch 22 ...you don't have enough grafting material that you are forced to take 90 - 95% of the mother plant to have a sufficient supply afterwards.

    Bookmark   July 27, 2014 at 12:41PM
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kodom087 z9a

Nice! Is this Purple Rain?

Kirk

    Bookmark   July 29, 2014 at 1:04PM
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