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Old Grafting Scars: What should I do?
« on: May 23, 2019, 06:59:36 AM »
Hey guys, me again with another question: I have a small tree that I grafted last fall, with a scar from a previously failed graft. I have been watching the scar, hoping it would heal up, but it hasnít changed, other than hardening. Yesterday, I noticed gummy sap accumulating at the top of the scar. Now that I know what Iím doing (mostly lol), I will be grafting this species to another rootstock (without scars lol) once it gets big enough. Is there anything I should do to protect the wound and encourage healing? Iíve thought about re-wrapping the area. Thanks for your time!


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Re: Old Grafting Scars: What should I do?
« Reply #1 on: May 23, 2019, 07:31:40 AM »
I would just leave it alone, it will eventually callus over. If you're raelly worried about it, you can apply a little copper fungicide.


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