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Asked May 25, 2015, 8:24 PM EDT

A book or information on what a tree can be changed to by grafting ? Example....what can be grafted onto a guava ?? and so on and on.... Ben Camenzuli Western Australia

Livingston County Outside United States

Expert Response

Compatibility is one of the four essential criteria for successful grafting. The stock and scion must be sufficiently closely related taxonomically (i.e. genetically) to form a functional graft union. You would need to contact a local horticulturist to determine what would be compatible for the grafts you have in mind.

This is a fairly technical article, but if you are serious about grafting, you'll want to be doing it correctly to ensure success. https://courses.cit.cornell.edu/hort494/mg/specific.grafting/ReqmtFrm.html
Alice Slusher Replied June 14, 2015, 11:43 PM EDT

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