[NAFEX] grafting wax for topworking cleft grafts

Lucky Pittman lucky.pittman at murraystate.edu
Mon Feb 11 12:23:16 EST 2008

At 11:02 AM 2/11/2008, Karen wrote:
>i should say though, i've moved away from doing cleft grafts on big 
>trunks, and been happier doing 3-4 rind/bark grafts around the trunk 
>perimeter that don't involve a big wound into the wood of the rootstock.
I like that idea, too, and will be trying it this spring as I re-work 
a couple of 12-yr old seedling M.alba trees that were killed back 
almost to the main trunk by the Easter Big Freeze Disaster of 
2007.  'Illinois Everbearing' scions stuck onto those babies ought to 
really take off and grow!


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