[NAFEX] rootstock and scion storage
C. Waite Maclin
waite8 at gwi.net
Tue Feb 12 10:42:15 EST 2008
John, so simple. Waite
On Feb 12, 2008, at 10:35 AM, John Bunker wrote:
> Rootstock: We sell rootstock in quantities of ten. You can see our
> selection by going to <fedcoseeds.com> and following the links to
> If looking for rootstock other than those on our list, feel free to
> me off-list. We may have what you're looking for.
> Storing scionwood: We store hundreds of feet of scionwood every
> year with
> virtually no problems ever. You can use this method for a few
> sticks or for
> many. We never use any moisture, damp towels, etc. After cutting
> the wood,
> we wrap a piece of duct tape around the bunch of that variety (or
> the single
> stick) and label with a sharpie. We then put the wood in a plastic
> Several varieties can go in a single bag. Because we use so much,
> I use
> large heavy-duty garbage bags, but a bread bag is fine too if I
> only have a
> few sticks. Put the wood in a plastic bag and seal. Then put that
> bag in a
> second bag and seal. Then put that bag in a third bag and seal. Now,
> triple-bagged, you can store the wood in a refridgerator or cold
> root cellar, wood shed, etc. We do not store wood in the
> freezer. We do
> put it in shed rooms that might freeze from time to time, though not
> Happy grafting!
> John Bunker
> Fedco- Maine
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C. Waite Maclin
Pastor Chuck Orchards
P. O. Box 1259
Portland, Maine 04104
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