[nafex] Early Bench Grafting

Tom Celona tcelona at gmail.com
Sun Jan 26 14:23:14 EST 2014


For storing a lot of bench grafted trees in one spot: we leave them in
moist saw dust on their side in a humid and cold, but not freezing. Stacked
very loosely in a box. Much like you might store rootstocks.  Of course,
just remember to be EXTRA careful with those graft unions.


On Sun, Jan 26, 2014 at 1:39 PM, Little John
<moonwise_herbs at sbcglobal.net>wrote:

> I tell my students to pot up their grafted trees and treat them like house
> plants if the weathers too cold to put them outside.
>
> Good luck,
> Little John
>
>
>
> "If we do not initiate the boys, they will burn the village down" -African
> Proverb
>
>
> ________________________________
>  From: david liezen <chandos49 at hotmail.com>
> To: North American Fruit Explorers <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
> Sent: Saturday, January 25, 2014 6:58 PM
> Subject: [nafex] Early Bench Grafting
>
>
> A question for you all:
>
> I have been asked to lead a class on heritage apples for a permaculture
> group who hale from in and around Spokane, and to give them a chance to try
> their own grafts. My concern is that the class is to be held February 23 -
> weeks before the ground thaws in this part of the country.
>
> How best to handle bench grafts several weeks before the ground is likely
> to thaw? We will us Mm111 root stock.
>
> Thank you,
>
> Dave Liezen, E. WA, zone 6
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