[nafex] rooting cuttings of fruit trees
qazingulaza at gmail.com
Mon Jan 28 20:08:07 EST 2013
I rooted a bunch of seedling peach cuttings last year. A couple of
them took but by the end of the summer had declined to the point of
dying. I was wondering about pawpaws, how they would do.
On Mon, Jan 28, 2013 at 6:19 PM, Mark Lee <mark.lee.phd at gmail.com> wrote:
> I found an article about rooting cutting of fruit trees. Some cuttings of
> plum and peach varieties will root over 50% of the time according to this
> research. Most varieties have a pretty low success rate, like 10% or lower.
> The special ones that are used for rootstock have close to 100% success, so
> if you have unused rootstock from last year, or a graft failed but the
> rootstock sent up a whip, cut off the top and try to root it. There is a
> good chance you will succed, at least for prunus.
> -Mark Lee, Seattle
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