[NAFEX] bad grafts and consequences
lisaalmarode at yahoo.com
Wed May 5 16:10:45 EDT 2004
These are young, bench grafted; and veneer grafts,
done in a fit of frustration with whip and tongue
with my crummy old knife. It's late spring here;
everything bloomed in March, and the Liberty apples
are now the size of a nickel.
The (whip and tongue) bench grafts done two or three
weeks after the apples in question have an inch of
I am amazed at the determination of these scions;
though they are macintosh and pink pearl - my (new
englander) Dad's favorite apple is the macintosh,
but I don't expect to be very good around here.
> Need to know more. Are they on a young stock or
> older stock?
> > I did several apple grafts in early March that
> > weren't very good. I'd long given up on them but
> > left them on. Now some of them are producing
> > Will this be a permanently weaker tree, or if it
> > does survive and grow will it be just as good as a
> > well-grafted tree?
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