Grafting blue spruce question

gary77788February 4, 2012

Apologies if this question has been asked before but ive searched and cant find it.Im currently trying to graft ornamental blue spruce hoopsii scion to picea abies rootstock using a side graft.I understand that the rootstock plant must not be beheaded low down during this process otherwise it dies.So my question is this.How long after the scion has taken am i supposed to wait before beheading the rootstock?

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ken_adrian Adrian MI cold Z5

are you sure you can put picea pungens on picea abies????

grating is constantly addressed in the conifer forum.. and i have never seen any of those dudes in the propagation forum .... though i care not where you post ...

look for anything by DAX ... and he will know the answer ...

ken

    Bookmark   February 4, 2012 at 11:28AM
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gary77788

Perhaps the moderator could repost my question in the conifer forum?Or do i have to do that? Im new to this site and i chose the most appropriate forum i could see.

    Bookmark   February 8, 2012 at 2:07PM
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ken_adrian Adrian MI cold Z5

there is no moderator... simply copy/paste the innards of this one.. in a new post in the conifer forum ... which i will link below for your ease

welcome to GW ...

post wherever you want.. i was just leading you to where i think you would get the best answer

ken

Here is a link that might be useful: link

    Bookmark   February 8, 2012 at 5:25PM
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