[nafex] Re: bud 118 and stooling

edforest55 at hotmail.com edforest55 at hotmail.com
Fri Jul 13 19:18:32 EDT 2001


I have read that B 118 stools satisfactorily which I take it to mean 
that you shouldn't need to use the wire, just normal stooling 
procedure.  This will be my first year with stooling B118 and so 
haven't any more experience with it than you do however.
Kevin
> 
> Lon, thanks, great trick I'll go try it. This gives me some hope 
for a 
> couple of 2-3 year old apples that I fear MAY have the ubiquitous 
yellow tag 
> burried down on its tap root and starting to girdle it (will have 
to cut too 
> many side roots to tell). Maybe it will simply callus and form a 
whole new 
> set of roots above the girdle line. del
> 
> 
> 
> >One thing that helps with stubborn layering is to put a wire 
around the 
> >base
> >of the shoot(s) you are layering.  A twist tie is fine.  As the 
shoot grows
> >it is slowly girdled and makes a callus above the wire that is 
much more
> >prone to producing roots.
> >-Lon Rombough
> >
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