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Is this mango scion OK for grafting? Has slight new growth.
« on: March 14, 2018, 12:26:30 PM »
Should be OK right?








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Re: Is this mango scion OK for grafting? Has slight new growth.
« Reply #1 on: March 14, 2018, 12:37:48 PM »


I think it is too late to use the scion. 

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Re: Is this mango scion OK for grafting? Has slight new growth.
« Reply #2 on: March 14, 2018, 01:00:00 PM »


I think it is too late to use the scion.

I would think it might be better this way. It shows this wood is ready to go for this growing season.

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Re: Is this mango scion OK for grafting? Has slight new growth.
« Reply #3 on: March 14, 2018, 01:02:20 PM »
Too late. Much of the energy stored for pushing new growth has been exhausted. The flushed growth will just die and fall off.

Can it work? Probably, but very much non-ideal.
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Re: Is this mango scion OK for grafting? Has slight new growth.
« Reply #4 on: March 14, 2018, 01:21:10 PM »
Too late. Much of the energy stored for pushing new growth has been exhausted. The flushed growth will just die and fall off.

Can it work? Probably, but very much non-ideal.


Many thanks!  Your explanation sounds logical. Oh well.....

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Re: Is this mango scion OK for grafting? Has slight new growth.
« Reply #5 on: March 14, 2018, 01:57:36 PM »
I've done it before (delivered scion pushed before I received it), but was probably luck.
But as all have said, not recommended.
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Re: Is this mango scion OK for grafting? Has slight new growth.
« Reply #6 on: March 14, 2018, 02:14:37 PM »
If you have no other budwood, then it's worth a shot. Break off the new growth first though. Under good grafting conditions, you could likely get cambium to cambium heal. Then it would just take a little longer for the scion to build up energy again (assuming the rootstock has some energy reserve), resulting in a delayed push. But if there is a choice, you really want to choose something else or wait for the new shoot to harden off before harvesting.

Actually -- you know what you could do: break off the new shoot now and then come back to harvest the scion in a couple of weeks, when it's had a chance to rebuild energy reserves.
Jeff  :-)

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Re: Is this mango scion OK for grafting? Has slight new growth.
« Reply #7 on: March 15, 2018, 12:43:36 PM »
I agree with Jeff, break off the new growth and wait for new bud to form. What variety is that by the way?

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Re: Is this mango scion OK for grafting? Has slight new growth.
« Reply #8 on: March 15, 2018, 05:51:40 PM »
I agree with Jeff, break off the new growth and wait for new bud to form. What variety is that by the way?

Simon
  Sweet Tart that someone wanted scions from but there are few branches that are not pushing out new growth like in the photos.

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Re: Is this mango scion OK for grafting? Has slight new growth.
« Reply #9 on: March 16, 2018, 03:21:20 PM »
Cut all the leaves, keep it out of sun and warp it all.
It will do just fine in 2 months it's ready. Humidity is the key, don't let it dry.
Also I recommend a bath into copper oxychlorine to kill all the fungus on the trunk.

 

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