Root stocks

Discussion in 'Gardening & Plant Propagation' started by james dilley, Oct 26, 2006.

  1. james dilley

    james dilley Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Has anyone ever raised root stock for Grafting??? if so how hard is it to do.How many trees did you graft?? What types.
     
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    It would be great if some of the more experienced gardeners on here could give us a "grafting 101" class with pictures and everything :shrug: :help:
     

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    jnap31 garden guy

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    I have it is not to hard but it takes a knack.
     
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    I usually buy rootstock as I like to use dwarfing rootstock for quicker fruit production, and producing my own dwarfing rootstock adds a few more years to the process. But I do grow some seedling apricots and apples for grafting. Just start the seed, and in a year or 2 the little seedling trees will be big enough to graft the scion of your choice to them.
     
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    Hey Guys;http://www.raintreenursery.com has a lot of information in their catalog on grafting.they also carry a lot of rootstocks and have grafting classes but they are in Washington state.Catalog is Free.-
     
  6. james dilley

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    Found A nursery in Cali. that can get the Citrus rootstock to me for ninety cents each in lots of 100. I Am thinking about trying some after the new year.