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Citradia

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Grafting question:
« on: July 16, 2020, 08:29:38 PM »
I grafted citradia onto FD, cleft graft, and parafilm taped it to the end as I have seen others do online. They said leave the tape on and just let the new growth fight its way out. My instincts tell me to remove at least some at the end so the new growth can develop easier. What should I do, yall?




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Re: Grafting question:
« Reply #1 on: July 17, 2020, 03:08:06 AM »
I wait 3 weeks, then if the bud hasn't emerged, I will uncover the bud only. The remaining wrap usually doesn't interfere much with growth. It appears that the wrap might be fairly thick, if which case it can indeed restrict normal bud development.

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Re: Grafting question:
« Reply #2 on: July 17, 2020, 09:58:06 AM »
I stretch the Parafilm and apply only one layer over buds. After a while, buds go through the Parafilm. Usually, by that time the Prafilm has started to break down and has weakened.

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Re: Grafting question:
« Reply #3 on: July 17, 2020, 06:53:10 PM »
Thanks yall.

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Re: Grafting question:
« Reply #4 on: July 17, 2020, 07:18:46 PM »
Yay! I went out and cut the tape off the end of the bud and the little leaves just popped right out! Thanks again!




 

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