[NAFEX] scion -- best length?

del stubbs pinewoodel at hotmail.com
Sun Apr 13 07:10:13 EDT 2003


Tanis, makes perfect sense to me - but I have tended to avoid it because an 
expert told me to!  Something about bud auxins preventing callusing, he said 
to cut off both tip and base of scion., Said fellow has grafted a lot of 
trees, I wonder where the idea comes from,  Del

>Just for fun, try grafting with a terminal bud scion.  (Terminal bud plus 
>as much twig as you can get w/o other buds.) If it takes, it will grow at 
>150% of the regular growth rate.
>Tanis


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