[NAFEX] grafting pears onto apple?

Ed Fackler ed.fackler at gmail.com
Sun Sep 21 10:05:01 EDT 2008


You could certainly graft a pollinator pear variety to the Lucious tree.

On Sun, Sep 21, 2008 at 9:56 AM, Ginda Fisher <list at ginda.us> wrote:

> Thanks.  That might do it for my son.
> On a related note, if I managed to find room for one pear tree, would you
> recommend grafting a branch of another pear onto it for pollen?  Like, could
> I put a branch of seckel onto a luscious?
>
> Ginda
>
> On Sep 21, 2008, at 9:49 AM, Ed Fackler wrote:
>
> Ginda:
>
>      Literally one can graft pear to apple, but within a relatively short
> period of time the graft will break which is called delayed
> incompatibility.  Many years ago I grafted many pear varieties to various
> apple rootstocks with the idea that I could find a better dwarfing stock for
> pear.  However within a couple of years they all broke and/or died.
>
>      Hope this helps.
>
> ed
>
> On Sun, Sep 21, 2008 at 9:30 AM, Ginda Fisher <list at ginda.us> wrote:
>
>> Can pears be grafted onto apple?  My son is lobbying for a pear,
>> preferably something that might bear before he leaves home for
>> college in a few years.  Also, I'm not sure I have room for another
>> tree.
>>
>> Ginda
>> eastern MA, zone 6
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