Maple Root Raft Experiment

grizzlywon

Shohin
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I planted this acer palmatum out in the front yard a few years ago. Last year when I pulled it up, I noticed that one of the roots had grown over a rock and had an interesting raft look to it. I then got the idea to thread graft a couple seedling through it this spring. Last summer also I took it out to my seedbed and found two seedling that had identical leaves to use. One medium and one small.

A few weeks ago I attempted my first thread grafts. I'll let you know how they turn out. I tried my best to line up the cambium layers. But we will see how it turns out. They are all starting to push leaves these days so I think they will take, but only time will tell. I just don't have any recent pics.
 

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RyanFrye

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Very Cool. I'm interested to see how this turns out.
 
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