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Zarafet

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Covering grafted lemon
« on: September 12, 2017, 01:00:35 AM »
I just grafted a bearss lime with new Zealand lemonade.  Is Covering the grafts necessary until they push?  I have them wrapped in parafilm and tied off. I've had success grafting citrus and covering them but never grafted then and left uncovered.

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Re: Covering grafted lemon
« Reply #1 on: September 12, 2017, 12:01:13 PM »
After the graft is made I just cover the bud with the  parafilm wrap.  The bud will push right through the film.

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Re: Covering grafted lemon
« Reply #2 on: September 12, 2017, 04:40:29 PM »
So no aluminum, no paper bag? In the sun?

After the graft is made I just cover the bud with the  parafilm wrap.  The bud will push right through the film.

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Re: Covering grafted lemon
« Reply #3 on: September 12, 2017, 07:06:22 PM »
Zarafet, I know some people use foil wrap, I have never use it.   Mr. Texas, a member on this form, does a LOT of grafting, it would be interesting to hear his comments.

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Re: Covering grafted lemon
« Reply #4 on: September 14, 2017, 06:40:16 PM »
No cover. I use vinyl budding tape and cut it off when the bud takes.
Used to do a lot of grafting. Not so much as I am not selling trees any longer.
Will be giving a grafting class in a few weeks. https://mrtexasgrafting.weebly.com/

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Re: Covering grafted lemon
« Reply #5 on: September 14, 2017, 08:15:47 PM »
That page is full of awesome info. Where will your class be? I'm interested :)

 

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