[nafex] revisiting quince - compatibility if reverse scion and rootstock

Louis Pittman lpittman at murraystate.edu
Tue Jan 22 20:47:19 EST 2013


Anton,
In my 'experiment', n=1...so, you really can't infer much, if anything,
from it.
Just because my one graft of Aromatnaya on hawthorn took and grew for 10+
years, but the one graft onto a branch in a Keiffer pear didn't, doesn't
mean that if I'd done 10 or 100 of each, the results might have been quite
different.

Lucky

On Tue, Jan 22, 2013 at 4:08 PM, anton ptak <antonptak at gmail.com> wrote:

> One more question on this - I find references to using OHF interstems on
> quince to increase compatibility with some pear cultivars.  If
> compatibility works in one direction, should it not also work in the
> reverse?  i.e. if OHF pear interstems on quince are compatible, would
> not quince grafted onto OHF, or is there some horicultural aspect of
> compatibility that does not necessarily permit someone to draw that
> conclusion?  Alternatively, anyone's personal experience regarding this
> would be also be quite interesting.
>
> It would also be interesting to hear of this concept applied to other
> species as well.
>
> Anton Ptak
> Zone 4a W. Wisc
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