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  • From: Tom Olenio <>
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  • Subject: Re: [nafex] Bud Grafting Timing
  • Date: Sun, 30 Jul 2000 09:20:23 -0400

jim wrote:

> <snip> For budding in
> July and August, the conventional period, we use buds from current season's
> growth. Best quality buds are found on shoots that have terminated
> growth; we sometimes encourage that by bending a long shoot to the
> horizontal a couple of weeks before we want to bud. <snip>


What will a bud from this years growth, which has terminated growth look like?
If it matters, I am trying to get a bud from an Improved Snow apple (circa
1918, standard size tree).

Thank you.


Thomas Olenio
Ontario, Canada
Hardiness Zone 6a

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