[NAFEX] grafting wax
Lon J. Rombough
lonrom at hevanet.com
Sat Feb 9 15:33:21 EST 2008
Personal preference, Doc Farwell's latex grafting compound. Nontoxic,
it goes on easily with a stick or brush, can be diluted with water,
doesn't get brittle when dry, stretches as the graft grows and remains
in place for years at a time, giving you a bright yellow marker of the
graft union. Down side, it has to be applied when temps are above 45 F
and needs a minimum of a half hour to dry before it can tolerate rain.
Don't ever let a jar of it freeze.
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On Feb 9, 2008, at 12:19 PM, Richard MURPHY wrote:
Here I am again;
Going to try some simple grafting for the first time. Pencil size wood.
I got tons of books, directions, knives, but here's the question:
Grafting Wax or Tree Kote ?
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