[NAFEX] rootstock under meyers lemon
bassem at gardener.com
Sat Apr 14 22:42:55 EDT 2007
Your potted meyer is grafted on Trifoliate Orange. It usually has 3
leaves (hence the name Trifoliata). Trifoliate orange is hardy in your
area. If you like, you can cut off the peice of the rootstock, and root
it. Cuttings of trifoliate orange take about one year to take.
zone 6, pa
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ginda Fisher"
To: nafex at lists.ibiblio.org
Subject: [NAFEX] rootstock under meyers lemon
Date: Sat, 14 Apr 2007 22:25:26 -0400
My potted meyers lemon has a sprout from below the graft. It looks
completely different: the leaf is long and has three leaflets, and
stem has more, thinner spikes.
I plan to remove it, but I'm curious what it might be. Any guesses?
The plant is hardy to about 20F, and the mature bark on the stock
just like the mature bark on the lemon.
eastern mass. Zone 6
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