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giorgosgr.

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grafting che on mulberry
« on: August 26, 2020, 11:49:49 AM »
Has anyone grafted successfully che on mulberry?
is it possible?

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Re: grafting che on mulberry
« Reply #1 on: August 26, 2020, 03:11:20 PM »
They are in the same family of moracae. It is possible. Most of the time che is grafted to osage orange.

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Re: grafting che on mulberry
« Reply #2 on: April 16, 2021, 02:30:49 PM »
The Maclura clade is quite isolated within Moraceae and it is certainly not closely related to mulberry (Morus spp.). So intergeneric grafting would likely fail.

In fact, che is more closely related to fig and breadnut than mulberry. Source: https://europepmc.org/article/PMC/PMC7995901

But if you want to experiment, sure, let us know the results. Maybe due to convergent evolution there is a chance it could work.
« Last Edit: April 16, 2021, 02:37:07 PM by Mango Stein »
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Re: grafting che on mulberry
« Reply #3 on: April 17, 2021, 01:40:00 PM »
I would say maybe but highly unlikely.
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