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My first graft

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grafted on a Peruvianoid

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Halloween 2010 (first signs of growth)

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January 3 2011, 65 days later and with two pups cut off

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Nice! :D

How did you attach the scion?

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rubber band with tissue paper to stop it cutting into the scion

tape is probably easier but i've been having success with a ruber bands

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represent!

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Hoorayyyyyyy !

hey dude welcome to the club! fine graft. I have yet to make mine as straight and clean as this.

My opinion is that a variety of pressure methods should be considered depending on various parameters of graft, mainly shape, shape, width etc. of course most grafters have a favourite method, which can't always be apllied though, IME.

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My opinion is that a variety of pressure methods should be considered depending on various parameters of graft, mainly shape, shape, width etc. of course most grafters have a favourite method, which can't always be apllied though, IME.

tru dat, all depends on size/shape, scion and stock

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beautiful!

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Once I get enough plants to perform a graft, I'll probably be using the superglue method. :P

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Once I get enough plants to perform a graft, I'll probably be using the superglue method. :P

I had always thought that would produce a damaged/ugly scion but this thread changed my mind.

will have to try it next time

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yeah ive never use the super glue method , a fifty cent piece on top of the scion works a treat ,if cant use electrical tape or pantyhose

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pantyhose all the way for trich grafts they are awesome

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I'll second the panty hose / scraps of old tshirt hooked onto trich spines then over graft method. Easier than fking about with tape i reckon.

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I use weights/sinkers as my primary method and then tape and stockings as secondary. I find the larger the scion/cut surface the more pressure you need to get a nice union. I have found it difficult to get enough pressure from stockings alone when doing larger grafts (Scion over 8cm), heavy sinkers are much better. Additionally the stockings slowly stretch and over a day or two loose most of the pressure originally applied.

Elastoplast can be useful in some grafting situations also.

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I'll second the panty hose / scraps of old tshirt hooked onto trich spines then over graft method. Easier than fking about with tape i reckon.

haven't tried stalkings... but I reckon they won't work well with spiny scions, but they might be pretty cool with lophos. Another 'must try'

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8 months from first signs of growth

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Nice are you using heat mats or lighting my don't seem to be growing. I saw some strong active growth before winter but haven't done anything since then

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pup galore! damn caespitosas! :lol:

nice one centi

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Almost two years old :wub:

Got messed up by spidermite a while back but I think i got the bastards for now.

I have taken every pup for propagation once they have gotten to a cm or two.

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Lovely. Its looking much nicer since recovering frm spidermite attck.

Any chance u cud send me a pic of his chunky house-mate sometime?

Lookn gud mate. Lookn gud.

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Had been expecting this after leaving for a few months and it starting to heat up with summer that my graft would get a spider mite infestation again, being inside the greenhouse and all.

Bar hitching home with it, not really an option as the stock is decent and I don't want to risk it's safety, I'm thinking of planting it or at least leaving it somewhere outside, semi covered.

Have seen other grafts recover really well from borg attack this way and they haven't succumb to it again..

Anyone in Melbourne or other higher rainfall (i imagine) areas have larger grafts outside, over winter?

I ask as my only worry is moisture between the pups causing rot, hasnt been a problem on smaller grafts outside..

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Just over 3 y.o, definitely slowed down a lot without daily loving

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and it's even obeser sibling (not my grafting skillz). a decent handful

same age as far as I recall

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Yep outdoors without shelter over winter will cause rot, our mate lost one this winter which had been sitting outside at yours for a good while before it came to my place. If you could situate it under the eaves of the house, or just somewhere that prevents water getting directly onto it, it should be fine.

Cool pics, danke for posting them. Shame about the spidey-mite-bastards.

They really do look like they miss the constant adoration they used to get.

Obese sibling looks smaller than last time I saw him!

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