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Jaboticaba45

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Bud Graft not branching
« on: October 04, 2020, 08:40:56 PM »
So I will add pictures later on....., but my budgrafted citrus just keep on growing straight up with little to no branching and I was wondering if I should prune them.
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Re: Bud Graft not branching
« Reply #1 on: October 04, 2020, 10:46:07 PM »
We will have to wait and see the picture before commenting.

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Re: Bud Graft not branching
« Reply #2 on: October 06, 2020, 01:58:02 PM »
Hope these are good enough.




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Re: Bud Graft not branching
« Reply #3 on: October 06, 2020, 04:23:39 PM »
Citrus grows in spurts known as flushes. Your plants show typical growth for a plant establishing it's branching framework. To some degree there is alternation between strong upright growth as shown and lateral growth exhibited by short stems developing directly off the upright branches your plant displays.

All that's needed is for the alternating process to establish itself. Shortening the uprights will assist in keeping the plant lower. Shortening a very vigorous upright too early may induce the top bud to continue as an upright.

 

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