[nafex] Apple - Saddle Graft?
tolenio at sentex.net
Wed Jun 27 14:25:35 EDT 2001
I cut the "V" channel into to rootsock, and slipped a pointed scion into
If you look at the "V", the union on the right side of the "V" is fine,
but the left side union has broken away.
I think it has been too long to do anything now anyway. Damage is already
done. But scion is still green and growing.
Ontario, Hardiness Zone 6a
On Wed, 27 Jun 2001, victoria l. caron wrote:
> I can't quite picture what you are describing as damage, but I
> do saddle grafts on apple as well as lilacs. I would guess that as long
> your graft is growing well, the union will eventually grow over and heal.
> two years, unless the top is too vigorous, you probably won't be able to
> it was not a normal graft. If you are worried that it might dry up some,
> could always wrap some freezer wrap or surveyor's tape around it for a
> or two. Good luck, ................vic
> Tom Olenio wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I used a saddle graft on an apple, and it has developed a
> > problem.
> > During a severe windstorm, half of the saddle graft broke
> > away, the other
> > side is still firmly attach. The scion is still looking
> > good, and it has
> > not wilted.
> > What next? Leave it alone? Tie it down?
> > Any suggestions?
> > Regards,
> > Tom
> > --
> > Thomas Olenio
> > Ontario, Hardiness Zone 6a
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