Ryan A Miller

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S Bengi wrote:The roots normally produce the growth/master hormone for the top part of the tree thus inducing earlier fruiting and dwarfing. The hormones might travel and even affect the gene expression of the top part of the tree but sir layering will not give you a hybrid of the rootstock and graft.

I do however find budspurt interesting



Thank you, clearly put for me.  Budspurt?
2 years ago

wayne fajkus wrote:Looks like its unanimous. I did plant the pecan but cant plant on both sides.  Im planting on the edge of an existing treeline.

While peeps around here hate mesquite, i want to try the seed pods. I hear they are 30% sugar and was a candy for old settlers children.

 Dude what, candy what and also awesome smoking wood chips, heck ya
2 years ago
Dang, bump!  I just got kicked down tons of canna, red and green leaf varieties --- does anyone know if there is a taste difference between the two?  Maybe one of them actually is used like potatoes, like you know, the entire internet says?  Haha
2 years ago
Yeah it totally makes sense.  I guess I was overthinking it, since with air-layering the xylem and pith are still attached and what not I was thinking some rootstock genes might hybridize with the scion or something, idk haha thank you!
2 years ago
If I have an apple or citrus tree that is grafted onto a root stock, and I air-layer a grafted branch or a branch ABOVE the graft (not a sucker), will the air-layered plant be a clone of the rootstock, the scion, or will it have genes from both since it is forming new roots while still attached to the rootstock?

I hope this makes sense --- just spent hours googling this to no avail.
2 years ago
Nice, wish I could afford to support you.  I'm running my own experiments with 60 varieties of poly culture as well.  I noticed your biomass beds are monocropped.. is that right?
2 years ago
Maybe mesquite would not germinate / succeed within it's first year of growth if the soil was already nitrogenated?  Do I make sense?  Wondering.
2 years ago