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Seanny

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T-Graft method
« on: April 16, 2018, 05:03:15 PM »
Hello all,

  I'm having no success with grafting guava. One article I read said that cleft take is low, below 10% where as T-Graft take is as high as 90%.

So far I can't find a picture of what a T-Graft looks like. Anyone has a picture of it?

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Re: T-Graft method
« Reply #1 on: April 16, 2018, 05:47:47 PM »
Sounds odd that cleft would be so low. However, grafting is not the ideal means of clonal propagation for guava. They can have more of a tendency to sucker below the graft or from the roots.

Air layering is really easy on guava, and you get an instant 3 - 5 foot tall tree.
Jeff  :-)

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Re: T-Graft method
« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2018, 12:07:29 AM »
Cuttings can work too. I don't think grafting it the ideal way to propagate guava.

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Re: T-Graft method
« Reply #3 on: April 17, 2018, 01:50:24 AM »
Mama said I can't air layer on her small tree. If I air layer 5/8" branch she won't have a tree left.
I've looked into misting bed for cuttings and I would go this route if I wanted more trees.

I want to graft seedless guava onto my big tree and other people big trees. Literatures said T-graft is best but I can't find a picture of it. T-bud is terrible for guava.

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Re: T-Graft method
« Reply #4 on: April 17, 2018, 01:33:05 PM »
Hope these help






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Re: T-Graft method
« Reply #5 on: April 21, 2018, 12:26:57 AM »
After further readings I stumbled on Forkert budding. 90% take with big rootstock and prepared buds on big scions.

 

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