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Why Graft That?
« on: October 30, 2012, 06:03:41 PM »
Thinking of grafting everything!  From Cherapu, to  bamboo!!!!

Tell me what strange stuff you are thinking of grafting and why?

here's a short list of stuff for me

Passion fruit (not strange really)
Papaya
Fig (already done quite a few, very easily)

Because I'm stupid and crazy, I'd also like to graft,
Palms
and
Bananas

but I'm not sure it's possible.





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Re: Why Graft That?
« Reply #1 on: October 30, 2012, 06:19:49 PM »
Banana grafting I've seen, not Palm ... at least not yet.
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Re: Why Graft That?
« Reply #2 on: October 30, 2012, 06:24:41 PM »
WOW... really!? You've seen banana's grafted?! I didn't think that was possible! I thought they were too soft to graft... how is it possible?

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Re: Why Graft That?
« Reply #3 on: October 30, 2012, 07:56:30 PM »
glad to hear it might be possible to graft some bananas!

I suppose it's like slicing onions! haha!

how bout grafting  algae and orchids...and sod...haha!

my lawn would be zoysia on Bahia rootstock.


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Re: Why Graft That?
« Reply #4 on: October 30, 2012, 08:16:43 PM »
Papayas are being grafted on commertial scale in some places...

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Re: Why Graft That?
« Reply #5 on: October 31, 2012, 04:59:46 AM »
hello

the monocotyledons haven`t got cambium vascular if not have cambium not is possible to graft. palms and bananas are monocots. haven`t got secondary growth.

dicotyledonous have cambium vascular therefore secondary growth, papaya is dicotyledonous.

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Re: Why Graft That?
« Reply #6 on: October 31, 2012, 05:42:07 AM »

how bout grafting  algae and orchids...and sod...haha!


Must be Halloween, Adam is thinking about making monsters. ;D

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Re: Why Graft That?
« Reply #7 on: October 31, 2012, 06:28:10 AM »
Howdy Folks,

Ya getting loco, Adam ;D ;D ;D

I planted a super vigorous, late fig, which has green fruits now :o...I'm planning to top work this tree with my best figs. The mother tree that is in the orchard, will be removed asap, to make space for a tree...maybe, plant a black sapote, or  Canistel or grafted Lucuma or Mango.

I do remember seeing a vid of banana being grafted...don't see the logic of grafting nanners :-\
Grafting mature banana specimens


Papaya's, Dragon fruit and try to graft some longans(which ain't easy) ;)

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