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Z070305

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Grafting...successful or not
« on: September 10, 2019, 05:33:06 AM »
Hi everyone, I need some help here. The scion shows new growth but at the same time there is mold growing near the tip where the new shoots are. So is the graft considered successful? What should I do now?

There are also multiple shoots emerging from the base of one rootstock. Should I leave or remove them? Thank you.






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Re: Grafting...successful or not
« Reply #1 on: September 10, 2019, 11:40:09 AM »
Graft looks good. How long ago did you graft?
Also, remove the shoots!

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Re: Grafting...successful or not
« Reply #2 on: September 10, 2019, 09:11:01 PM »
Graft looks good. How long ago did you graft?
Also, remove the shoots!

Thank you for the reply. It has only been slightly more than a week or so. I will remove the shoots :)

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Re: Grafting...successful or not
« Reply #3 on: September 10, 2019, 09:29:18 PM »
How are you making sure the scion does not dry up?  Is it indoors?  DO you give it shade or keep it under plastic hood?

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Re: Grafting...successful or not
« Reply #4 on: September 10, 2019, 09:32:43 PM »
How are you making sure the scion does not dry up?  Is it indoors?  DO you give it shade or keep it under plastic hood?


I placed a plastic bag over the scion and tie it below the graft area. The mold could be cause by the moisture trapped, or the fact that i did not cover the entire scion with tape.

I placed the plants outdoor beside a high wall. So there will be no direct sun.

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Re: Grafting...successful or not
« Reply #5 on: September 10, 2019, 09:40:45 PM »
The graft looks great but don't get too hopeful. Sometimes the scion pushes and
still fails later? The scion has residual energy which can cause the push. As already
mentioned cut off any suckers that grow from the rootstock and also keep it humid.
I don't see the mold but you can spray a little copper fungicide on the area if it persists?
I prefer to wrap the scion? What is the scion? Good Luck!

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Re: Grafting...successful or not
« Reply #6 on: September 11, 2019, 01:42:18 PM »
The graft looks great but don't get too hopeful. Sometimes the scion pushes and
still fails later? The scion has residual energy which can cause the push. As already
mentioned cut off any suckers that grow from the rootstock and also keep it humid.
I don't see the mold but you can spray a little copper fungicide on the area if it persists?
I prefer to wrap the scion? What is the scion? Good Luck!

Thank you for the information. The scion is taken from a big tree that produces very sweet elongated mango, which I have no idea what variety it is. I am afraid of what you mentioned-the residual starch in the scion that pushed for the growth instead of a successful graft.

I was experimenting grafting with double rootstock to see how it will work out.

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Re: Grafting...successful or not
« Reply #7 on: September 11, 2019, 09:34:11 PM »
Please post an update if you get a take.

It is an interesting dual rootstock graft.  Don't move this plant frequently though, without tying the rootstock together you could dislodge part of your graft while moving the plant.


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Re: Grafting...successful or not
« Reply #8 on: September 16, 2019, 10:11:40 PM »
Please post an update if you get a take.

It is an interesting dual rootstock graft.  Don't move this plant frequently though, without tying the rootstock together you could dislodge part of your graft while moving the plant.



The grafted plant now at about 3 weeks.


Reason for the double rootstock is to increase the chances of successful grafting given the fact that the rootstocks are young, around 3 months old. I am also trying to create a tree with multiple rootstock (when it is older, I intend to add two more rootstocks to it) to determine the extent of impact it has on the growth and fruiting of the plant.

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Re: Grafting...successful or not
« Reply #9 on: September 16, 2019, 10:43:51 PM »
It's looking real good!
It looks like more then residual energy in the scion!

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Re: Grafting...successful or not
« Reply #10 on: September 16, 2019, 11:19:59 PM »
I would wait until the grafts show some serious healing before attempting a transplant.

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Re: Grafting...successful or not
« Reply #11 on: September 19, 2019, 01:09:13 AM »
Successful.

 

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