2015 fresh Japanese Maple grafts

April 2, 2015

We have had a better than usual year in our efforts  to graft Japanese Maple. I calculate we were successful in over 70 %. One of the techniques  we discovered was to put down some pine bark in the bottom of the holding trays and wet them down. The maples are kept dry until the leaves break bud, the the moisture down below the pots help wake up the roots and they b begin to grow, and the result is a strong push. Every nurseryman has their own set-up, but this has worked well for us. These trees will be shifted up into 1 gallon pots at some point later in  the spring. DSCN1778_01 DSCN1779_01


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