Anyone Grafting?

Grancru(z5 MI)May 3, 2008

Spring grafts photos taken two weeks ago.

Now hardening off and budding out real nicely.

Three new grafts

Waterfall

Viridis

Crimson Queen

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alley_cat_gw

grancru, nice work, how do you like working with that tape? Ive always just used band rubber. Really enjoy the pics,keep em coming!

    Bookmark   May 3, 2008 at 11:21AM
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dawgie(z7NC)

Nice work. Tell us how you did it.

    Bookmark   May 3, 2008 at 1:16PM
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adriantwpmi(Z5b MI)

They look great John.
Dave

    Bookmark   May 3, 2008 at 2:13PM
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Grancru(z5 MI)

Alley Cat
I actually like the tape much more than rubber bands especially on the smaller stock. Rubbers for the larger, heavier wood is a must to keep a good union.

Dawgie
I have grafted for years with minimal success bagging the scion. Turns out my problem and the key to success is maintaining the humidity level at a high level until the grafts have taken. I set up a greenhouse in the basement with lights, heat mats and a humidifier. I have had 95% success so far with this setup.

    Bookmark   May 4, 2008 at 7:24PM
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