[NAFEX] Grafting Active Wood

Mark Lee markl at nytec.com
Tue May 6 15:21:31 EDT 2003


Lucky,
"Greenwood"... that's the term I was looking for!  Searching Google with the
terms "green wood budding" and "green wood grafting" has turned up a wealth
of information on this technique.  Thanks for pointing me in the right
direction.
Mark Lee, Seattle, zone 8a

-----Original Message-----
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[mailto:nafex-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org]On Behalf Of Lucky Pittman
Sent: Tuesday, May 06, 2003 11:22 AM
To: North American Fruit Explorers
Subject: Re: [NAFEX] Grafting Active Wood


At 01:06 PM 5/6/2003 -0500, you wrote:
>How do you get the scion to grow if you have removed the leaves?

New shoots grow from the buds at the base of the leaf petioles.

I've had better success with 'active' pecan/hickory wood, doing 4-flap
grafts, just like I do with larger dormant scions, than I have with
greenwood budding.  Probably an indictment of my technique more than
anything else, though.


Lucky Pittman
USDA Zone 6
Hopkinsville, KY

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