[NAFEX] stooling rootstocks

Raby, Brian {D204~Indianapolis} BRIAN.RABY at ROCHE.COM
Mon May 5 10:38:55 EDT 2003


Doreen,

It is a form of layering: - a propagation technique where roots are formed prior to the stem being removed                     from the parent plant. 

This link will show you what it suppose to look like... 

http://generalhorticulture.tamu.edu/lectsupl/Propaga/propaga.html#page89

Brian
Sheridan, IN

-----Original Message-----
From: Doreen Howard [mailto:doreenh at ticon.net]
Sent: Sunday, May 04, 2003 4:17 PM
To: North American Fruit Explorers
Subject: Re: [NAFEX] stooling rootstocks


What is stooling and why do you do it?
A curious Doreen Howard

----- Original Message -----
From: "Devin Cooper" <willamette at hevanet.com>
To: "North American Fruit Explorers" <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Sunday, May 04, 2003 4:07 PM
Subject: Re: [NAFEX] stooling rootstocks


> You should grow them out for 1 year.  Then, when dormant cut back and
trying stooling on new
> growth next spring.
> Good luck
> Devin Cooper
>
> del stubbs wrote:
>
> > Looks I will have a few of various rootstocks (apple pear plum) left
over
> > after grafting this weekend. I thought to try intentionally stooling
them.
> > Should I cut them off at ground level, or a few inches up, or?
> > thanks, Del
> >
> > Del Stubbs  www.pinewoodforge.com  ag zone2/3


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