My thread graft follow up. Removed the feeder branch.


This week was a very interesting one. I finally got to remove my feeder branches on my thread grafts. I will be showing you a few photos of how I removed the feeder branches. I also shortened the tree and applied a sealer to the big cuts I made on the trees trunk.

Here is a link to the previous blog I posted on the thread grafts I did on this tree. In the link you will see how I prepare the tree for this process.

Celtis Africana my first thread grafting on these species

*In this blog I will be using the term “feeder branch” a lot. So for this purpose I just though I would describe what I mean with “feeder branch”. This would be the branch that supplies the grafted branch with the needed nutrients and sap to survive while bonding to the bark of the tree…

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