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Guava scions ?
« on: July 10, 2018, 02:58:46 PM »
I am suppose to get guava scions tomorrow and I need tips to get them to take I have done guava grafts in the past but with no luck. I know i need to wrap the whole graft with parafilm after that should I put a damp towel around it and have it inside with led lights ?

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Re: Guava scions ?
« Reply #1 on: July 10, 2018, 03:24:18 PM »

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Re: Guava scions ?
« Reply #2 on: July 10, 2018, 03:42:30 PM »
I have had good luck just cleft grafting. I use buddy tape to wrap the leafless scions and grafting rubbers to secure the union. I then wrap the union in buddy tape after I rubber band it.
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Re: Guava scions ?
« Reply #3 on: July 10, 2018, 04:15:18 PM »
I use to only like cleft grafting I just thought it was the easiest but Iíve had more success with veneer

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Re: Guava scions ?
« Reply #4 on: July 10, 2018, 07:40:08 PM »
Cleft or veneer have worked for me at a good success rate.  Not sure what part of Texas you are in, but I leave mine outside in some shade on the NE wall of he house.  I water like normal for the container's size.

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Re: Guava scions ?
« Reply #5 on: July 10, 2018, 07:53:03 PM »
I have had good luck just cleft grafting. I use buddy tape to wrap the leafless scions and grafting rubbers to secure the union. I then wrap the union in buddy tape after I rubber band it.


Yep, same for me: http://tropicalfruitforum.com/index.php?topic=26735.msg319698#msg319698
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Re: Guava scions ?
« Reply #6 on: July 11, 2018, 02:41:19 AM »
I have had good luck just cleft grafting. I use buddy tape to wrap the leafless scions and grafting rubbers to secure the union. I then wrap the union in buddy tape after I rubber band it.


Yep, same for me: http://tropicalfruitforum.com/index.php?topic=26735.msg319698#msg319698


How long did yours  take for you to see growth in the graft ?

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Re: Guava scions ?
« Reply #7 on: July 11, 2018, 01:25:55 PM »
I have had good luck just cleft grafting. I use buddy tape to wrap the leafless scions and grafting rubbers to secure the union. I then wrap the union in buddy tape after I rubber band it.


Yep, same for me: http://tropicalfruitforum.com/index.php?topic=26735.msg319698#msg319698


How long did yours  take for you to see growth in the graft ?


About 2 weeks. But keep in mind it did the graft when everything was pushing vigorously in spring. But I bet the summer grafting will be just fine, just might not be a fast/vigorous as the spring bud push when there is lots of stored energy in every part of the plant
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Re: Guava scions ?
« Reply #8 on: July 11, 2018, 08:08:57 PM »
I grafted 3 now I have to sit and wait. Hope at least one takes.

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Re: Guava scions ?
« Reply #9 on: July 11, 2018, 11:44:25 PM »
I forgot to ask do you have to Put a plastic bag over it if you already rapped the graft and scion in parafilm ?

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Re: Guava scions ?
« Reply #10 on: July 12, 2018, 10:01:02 AM »
I forgot to ask do you have to Put a plastic bag over it if you already rapped the graft and scion in parafilm ?

Nope. The parafilm preserves the moisture in the scion.
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