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Offline longwinters

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Thinking about doing some grafting
« on: February 28, 2014, 08:29:14 AM »
Not sure how far I will take it.  But I have ordered a pack of root stock seeds and some silicone clips.  Thinking about trying it on a few of my paste tomato plants that I am going to plant this spring.


Anyone ever do this?  What results did you have?


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Re: Thinking about doing some grafting
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2019, 06:42:14 AM »
I have an apple tree that prodices inedible crab apples and keep thinking of buying a couple of trees from a green house and graft on branches.Problem is young apple trees are not cheap and if I screw -up it will cost mucho dollars.

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Re: Thinking about doing some grafting
« Reply #2 on: February 08, 2020, 12:14:09 PM »
I have an apple tree that prodices inedible crab apples and keep thinking of buying a couple of trees from a green house and graft on branches.Problem is young apple trees are not cheap and if I screw -up it will cost mucho dollars.

Have you considered talking to someone that has an apple orchard and ask them if you could have some of the pruned off limbs?

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Re: Thinking about doing some grafting
« Reply #3 on: February 15, 2020, 03:48:16 AM »
That would be the answer, seems all the apples in our area that thrive are made on crab apple root stock, if I recall.   If they survived transit  I could send you some small branches when we get going this year, have a Delicious and a Cortland.
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Re: Thinking about doing some grafting
« Reply #4 on: February 15, 2020, 06:40:00 AM »
I have an apple tree that prodices inedible crab apples and keep thinking of buying a couple of trees from a green house and graft on branches.Problem is young apple trees are not cheap and if I screw -up it will cost mucho dollars.
I never thought or that, interesting idea.