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Grafting apple onto mango

Grafting an apple rootstock onto a mango is unlikely to succeed due to significant genetic differences between the two species. Even if the grafting were technically possible, the mango part would not ...
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Two stems coming from my hass avocado graft. A bit concerning

It's very likely that the vigorous growth from the graft point is really from the rootstock (a sucker) and should be removed. It's normal for rootstock suckers to be more vigorous than grafted tops (...
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Chilling requirements stone fruit/apple scion wood etc/cuttings

A fridge will do - no freezer required. Maintaining temperature between 34-40 °F (or "normal refrigerator temperatures") is generally recommended. Source 1 Source 2 Source 3 Source 4 Keep ...
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Process to graft oleander

Briefly, your task will be to take a short piece of the new variety and join it to an existing branch. The cut ends will be somewhat bound together to maintain close contact and prevent drying out. ...
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Is grafting wax applied to the cut, or only around, when grafting?

I have never applied wax to anything other than the wound. I wouldn't want to interfere with the joining of the cambium layers and the wax would do that. Once joined, the two parts of the graft (the ...
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Lemon are Sour Orange with many sharp thorns

Yes I feel you Caribbean king man (Bahamian?). You have citrus tree that used to bear good fruit now bad fruit with thorns. Dat tree is grafted, and now a sprout from the root has grown up and take ...
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Lemon are Sour Orange with many sharp thorns

Apparently (question a bit hard to make out as presently written) you have a citrus tree with sharp thorns that produces bitter oranges. You should be able to use that tree as a rootstock to graft ...
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Can toy/ dry clay be used as an alternative to grafting wax?

This is my experience. I live in Sri Lanka too. By looking at this question, I tried toy-clay (which is available in Sri Lanka). I do not know the availability of this in other countries and the ...
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Chilling requirements stone fruit/apple scion wood etc/cuttings

As I understand it I should be taking cuttings of my stone fruit and keeping them chilled over winter to graft in early spring? What temperature do the cuttings need to be kept at? (I'm interested in ...
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Choose apple (roots+stem) to graft seedling I have (stem+twigs) on top

Rootstock choice is largely about controlling tree size, with possible other factors such as influencing hardiness somewhat, resistance to some soil-borne infections (that are mostly a problem when ...
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Should I stake newly bench-grafted dwarf apple trees?

It depends on the tree itself. However, any young tree (as distinct from a bush) can probably benefit with staking. As soon as it's tall and spindly, then stake it.
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Two stems coming from my hass avocado graft. A bit concerning

As @Ecneral post - the vigorous growth is from the rootstock - this is likely not going to give you the avocado you want (In my country Rootstock are typically propriety or "Zutano" - which ...
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Save Pest Damaged Sapling

As a follow up the sapling recovered. I improved the cage to prevent additional rodent damage. The sapling sent up a second shoot. It is shorter than others planted at the same time but appears to be ...
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Forcing a non-grafted lemon tree to produce blooms & fruit

If the lemon tree has tolerated the cold, but is being kept above 15℃ (60℉) during the winter months, it will not accrue enough chilling units/hours. To maximise flowering potential, you will need a ...
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