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[nafex] Re: The summer of my discontent (some things off topic)

Unfortunately, I've probably attempted budding 20 times and have 
never been successful.  I have been tempted to check to see if the 
peach scion wood from my attempted spring grafts (another failure, 
but it was a "non-standard" method for peaches) was still alive and 
try to bud it.  But I haven't had the time, and I'd be concerned that 
the old wood (if even still alive) would be weakened or would try to 

My problem with Northern Spy may be that I've been trying to graft it 
on very dwarfing rootstock.  I thought this might speed up the time 
to fruiting (as my fathers semi-dwarf N. Spy just fruited this year 
after being planted twelve (or more) years ago).

Chris Mauchline
SE PA, zone 6

--- In nafex@y..., "Lon J. Rombough" <lonrom@h...> wrote:
> If you hurry, there is still time to chip bud the persimmons and 
pawpaws -
> that could give you a "save" on those for the year.
> ----------
> >From: "Christopher Mauchline" <mauch1@a...>
> >To: nafex@y...
> >Subject: [nafex] The summer of my discontent (some things off 
> >Date: Fri, Aug 31, 2001, 12:19 PM
> >
> >3) Previously, I had grafted PawPaw with 100% success.  This year 
> >had only 3/7 takes (two strong and one weak take). The takes were 
> >broken off (although the weak take may have expired before being 
> >broken off), so I ended up being 0 for 7.  My source for most of 
> >wood is elderly, so I may not be able to get scion wood when my 
> >rootstock is ready for grafting again.  Plus I believe one of my 4 
> >rootstocks (that I had raised from seed) did not survive the 
> >process.
> >4) Kaki Persimmon grafting was a bust (0 for 4 attempts).

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