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Grafting figs
« on: August 26, 2021, 12:18:16 PM »
I did these grafts in the first week of August , so far they look good. There is also one that I did last year with figs on it.
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Re: Grafting figs
« Reply #1 on: August 26, 2021, 12:27:36 PM »
Deerhunter,

They look great!  Thank you for sharing your progress pictures of the grafting.  This is something I am going to work up to doing...maybe next year :)
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Re: Grafting figs
« Reply #2 on: August 26, 2021, 12:46:03 PM »
Hi Deerhunter, what grafting technique did you use. Happy you have had success.
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Re: Grafting figs
« Reply #3 on: August 26, 2021, 10:07:25 PM »
John,

Great job, they look good so far.  Wish you the best of luck
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Re: Grafting figs
« Reply #4 on: August 26, 2021, 10:24:28 PM »
I am hoping to try grafting next spring. Thank you for sharing your pictures and hopefully the new grafts take!

I also second the question on which grafting technique did you use?
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Re: Grafting figs
« Reply #5 on: August 27, 2021, 02:30:17 PM »
I usually do either a cleft graft or a chip bud, but I had bought a grafting tool that was just sitting around for a few years and decided to try it ,cuts a v shape into the wood ÖÖ.the key to using this tool is to have sharp blades so that it cuts through wood without crushing it Ö..if it gets crushed your graft will fail..
It was pretty easy to use and very quick and there seems to be good contact between cambium layers.
Iím not endorsing this tool and itís just as easy to do a cleft graft  with practice it just takes me a little longer because I donít do that many.

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Re: Grafting figs
« Reply #6 on: August 27, 2021, 03:38:34 PM »
I usually do either a cleft graft or a chip bud, but I had bought a grafting tool that was just sitting around for a few years and decided to try it ,cuts a v shape into the wood ÖÖ.the key to using this tool is to have sharp blades so that it cuts through wood without crushing it Ö..if it gets crushed your graft will fail..
It was pretty easy to use and very quick and there seems to be good contact between cambium layers.
Iím not endorsing this tool and itís just as easy to do a cleft graft  with practice it just takes me a little longer because I donít do that many.

Awesome man, I like to do cleft grafting and whip and tongue method. I have never done a bud graft. Wishing you more success and it sounds like a great tool.
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Re: Grafting figs
« Reply #7 on: August 27, 2021, 03:56:13 PM »
John, Your grafts look good.   

Can you tell me when you plan to schedule some online tutorials?   ;)
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Re: Grafting figs
« Reply #8 on: August 27, 2021, 09:06:35 PM »
SoonÖvery soon.  ;) :)🥴🥴
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Re: Grafting figs
« Reply #9 on: August 30, 2021, 09:40:30 PM »
I have not tried to graft figs yet.   
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Re: Grafting figs
« Reply #10 on: August 31, 2021, 01:23:55 PM »
Here is an update one poked through parafilm and the others are about to come through, so far they are all viable and looking pretty good. Yay 😁
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Re: Grafting figs
« Reply #11 on: August 31, 2021, 01:26:05 PM »
John,
     What varieties did you use as scions for your grafts?   And for rootstock?
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« Reply #12 on: August 31, 2021, 01:36:27 PM »
There is a Smith , I 258, Cdd gris, Cddnoir, gn Af.  Planning to add a few more next year. The root stock is a St Anthonyís which is an Italian honey type fig.
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