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eisenbandj

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Can I graft Mangosteen cuttings on Gamboge?
« on: May 18, 2020, 12:10:56 AM »
Hello - I have a Gamboge grown from seed but I would love a sweeter mangosteen variety - first can I graft a mangosteen on a Gamboge and two who has a great variety I can buy cuttings from?

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Re: Can I graft Mangosteen cuttings on Gamboge?
« Reply #1 on: May 21, 2020, 12:58:15 PM »
Mangosteen generally has poor compatibility and will not survive very long on any other garcinia except Hombriana, as far as I am aware.
Even grafting can be difficult; approach grafting is the usual way to go.

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Re: Can I graft Mangosteen cuttings on Gamboge?
« Reply #2 on: May 23, 2020, 12:52:19 PM »
Thank you for clarifying. Itís appreciated

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Re: Can I graft Mangosteen cuttings on Gamboge?
« Reply #3 on: September 17, 2020, 01:22:24 AM »
Hi Mangosteen could be grafted in any garcinia. The approach grafting is preferred. But if you don't get vertical growth branches the tree will growth laterally. The best way is getting a 2-3 year old seedling. Mangosteen have very delicate roots and not tolerate hard handling. not to mention that it will need sun protection for the first years

 

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