[NAFEX] beginner's apple grafting report

Naomi dragon-star at cableone.net
Wed May 18 13:15:13 EDT 2005


I like trashy masking tape it degrades also.
Naomi 

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[mailto:nafex-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org] On Behalf Of Lisa Almarode
Sent: Wednesday, May 18, 2005 11:10 AM
To: North American Fruit Explorers
Subject: Re: [NAFEX] beginner's apple grafting report

Do you also use grafting compound over the saran wrap?  Or just the wrap?
What about sun on the graft, I thought that was bad - do you shade the
grafts?  
  
> To seal and support the new grafts I use what I think is commercial 
> Saran wrap. The reason I say, "I think" is that my supply came from 
> the trash of a school kitchen, a roll on a 3" core.
...
> Once only (this year) apparently a bird unwrapped a graft so wrapped, 
> and it dried out and died.
>  
> This wrapping is strong enough to support, soft and stretchy enough to 
> allow growth. Sun degrades it in a year and it falls off.


Lisa in Ashland Oregon
USDA Z7 - Sunset Z7 - 1800' - 19" annual rainfall


		
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