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Propagation technique where the tissues of one plant are inserted into those of another.

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Can new branches be grafted to cedar hedge stump?

I have a large cedar hedge that in most parts is very full and dense, but due to excessive outward growth and lack of consistent pruning, there are sections that are very open and "woody", ...
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Apple grafting: to remove rootstock buds or not?

I recently pruned my apple trees and decided to try to graft those cuttings instead of tossing them in the compost just for fun. I pruned my trees and grafted to my rootstocks on the same day (3/21) ...
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How to improve success rate when grafting English walnut (juglans regia)

We have a walnut orchard in Central Otago, a dry, cool-temperate region of New Zealand. We're having very poor success rates with our grafting (~10-20% or less) and I'm trying to figure out why. I'm ...
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Grafting a dying guava cutting

This is a rare variety (pink guava) here and hard to get. This plant appears to be dying as other of its siblings have started to grow nicely. I don't want to lose this. I see it is still green inside....
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Can grafting still work if the rootstock and scion are a little dried out during transit?

I've very recently received my bareroot grafted plants by parcel. Their scion and rootstock grafts resembles somewhat golden-yellow in hue in the spot where they were grafted. Apparently they weren't ...
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When to determine when a fruit tree graft has failed?

I had my first go at grafting at the beginning of April, i.e. about 5 weeks ago. This was on apple trees. The temperature has been above freezing ever since, typically 5-15 degrees. The tree itself ...
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Grafting only one of three branches of Mulberry

I have a white mulberry tree. I have planted it about 3 months ago. It was already pretty good in size and it is growing well. As you can see in the picture below, it has three main branches. I want ...
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The Lateral branch on a Red Clapp's Pear 3 tier espalier tree broke at the graft. How can I replace it?

I reconnected and taped the original branch back in place but it eventually died. There is a healthy matching branch on the other side of the trunk. Can I cut it in 1/2 and graft the cutting onto the ...
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Grafting avocado

I have grafted avocado seedlings with hass scions. After 5 weeks, I unwrapped the grafting tape (I used kitchen foil for grafting tape). The scion par of graft is live and showing growth (not strong ...
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Big root sucker on productive orange tree

This orange tree produces wonderful oranges in large quantity. I just noticed that its double-trunk structure is due to a sucker that was allowed to grow and nearly take over. The two trunks form a ...
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I woud like to graft a different variety of cherry onto an existing over-tall pin cherry tree

Tree is nearly 40' tall with approximately 12" trunk. Prolific producer of small tart cherries, but all are out of reach. The nearest branch is 16' off the ground. • Can I graft other varieties of ...
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What should I do next to take care of this cactus which I grafted two years ago?

Two years ago I succeeded in this grafting. I would like to know how long you think it will resist the cactus feeding the graft and what to do next?
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