[NAFEX] Rooting pears
Lon J. Rombough
lonrom at hevanet.com
Fri Apr 1 13:07:32 EST 2005
Might I suggest you look into putting in five or so rootstock "mother
plants" from a good virus-free source, then use those as your own
little stooling bed? You can get a lot of stocks, and for many years,
out of a six foot row. The method you are using now risks passing
virus if there was any virus in the variety grafted to the stock you
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On Apr 1, 2005, at 9:57 AM, Thomas Olenio wrote:
I just propagate dwarf rootstock for later grafting, using this method.
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