[NAFEX] grafting is simple-Wintercare?

Mark or Helen Angermayer hangermayer at isp.com
Tue Sep 5 22:07:27 EDT 2006


How do you protect an new graft from wind desiccation in winter?  I recently
chip budded a peach and it seems to be healing in fine.  I took off all the
wrap, but was wondering what needs to be done to protect the chip bud (on
north side) this winter.  Some good information on your site Derry, but I
didn't see anything that addresses winter care of late summer bud/chip
grafts.

Mark Angermayer
Zone 5 Kansas


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "derry and bill" <wchase at interchange.ubc.ca>
To: "North American Fruit Explorers" <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Tuesday, September 05, 2006 4:28 PM
Subject: Re: [NAFEX] grafting is simple


> Jim,
>
> I've put a page of info on how I care for my grafts on my web page
> <http://derrysorchardandnursery.ca> page 2 below rootstocks and scions.
>
> If anyone has any more comments or useful suggestions for the aftercare,
> I'd love to include them. There may be some good suggestions for the
> cold weather of Eastern North America.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Derry
>
> >
> >
> > That seems to be my problem--aftercare.  Any good references with good
specific information on different kinds of trees, with the temperatures etc
that are best?  Lots of books in my library, but none of them have
consistently good info on aftercare of grafts.  I'd like to see info
including setting out in a nursery, care in the nursery, digging and moving
to the orchard, etc.
> >
> > Thanks
> >
> > Jim,   in Menomonie, WI
>
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