[NAFEX] grafting questions
Robert C. Mullins
mullins at gaelicmysts.com
Mon Apr 21 20:54:56 EDT 2008
I don't know how this will go over but I have been researching Effective
Microbes, or more importantly to you a little guy called Bacillus
subtilis. This microbe is responsible for helping build great root
systems and will make nutrients more readily absorb-able by the root
hairs/feeder roots encouraging growth. You can get B. subtilis by
googling the monster quite easily enough by the gallon for like $30 or
Erdman, James wrote:
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> *Sent:* Monday, April 21, 2008 9:28 AM
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> *Subject:* Re: [NAFEX] grafting questions
> Hi Jim,
> I can understand to some extent those dying that were taken out of the
> pots and planted. _But those in the shade that were grafted and had
> put on new growth shouldn't have died._
> Now to complicate things I've planted bare root pawpaws in August with
> good success which defies all rules of planting trees.
> When were they transplanted from the pots? Were the transplanted (and
> potted) trees well watered and constantly? Could something else be in
> play, such as a lawn service spraying herbicides? Neighboring farm
> spraying Roundup? If either were the case you would have lost more
> trees and shrubs. What did you water with? Fertigated? Spray insecticide?
> All of them were watered adequately—pots not flooded and also not
> dried out. No neighbors within miles doing any kind of spraying.
> Watered with rainwater from a rainbarrel. All of the apples grafted to
> the same rootstock died. As I recall, the ones put in the ground were
> transplanted in late May or early June, after they were showing good
> growth. When I pulled up dead ones in the garden or emptied the pots,
> the roots looked pathetic. My first thought was a rootstock problem,
> but I don’t know much about that. This year I got rootstock from a
> different source, and also have some seedling rootstock to graft, so
> may be able to tell if any problems this year are related to rootstocks.
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