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Author Topic: My take on grafting cacti.  (Read 15560 times)

happyconcacti

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Re: My take on grafting cactus.
« Reply #30 on: September 10, 2014, 05:58:28 pm »

Step 4: Starting the healing process
     After you're done taping it down securely you want to take the plant and put it in a dark room for 2-3 days.  This helps it heal up.  Then introduce it back to light in the next week.  I keep the tape on the graft for about 2 weeks usually.  After this you can take it off, but be careful.  It should be stuck together by this point.  You may see the scion shrivel a little bit before it starts getting nutrients.  Don't worry! This is normal.   This type of graft can be kept permanently.

The quote above is from the columnar grafting section.

Have you tried various humidity situations when grafting globulars to pachanoi?

Kada seems to recommend about 50% humidity:
http://www.kadasgarden.com/grafting2.html#after


I tend not to use high humidity with Trich to Trich grafts but was wondering if it's different for globular to trichs.

Many Thanks,
Hcc
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Re: My take on grafting cacti.
« Reply #31 on: September 10, 2014, 06:48:35 pm »

I only use humidity with seedling grafts.
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Re: My take on grafting cacti.
« Reply #32 on: June 30, 2016, 01:25:43 am »

This needs a major update. I will see if I can squeeze it in sometime soon.

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Re: My take on grafting cacti.
« Reply #33 on: June 12, 2017, 07:57:48 pm »

I have tried to graft loph to tichs twice and had both fail. Really discouraged.
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Re: My take on grafting cacti.
« Reply #34 on: April 01, 2019, 03:42:47 am »

Thanks, amazing thread and OP!

I love grafting cacti a lot.. i use P. spathulata, P. aquosa, Selenicereus grandiflorus and now also some Hylocereus sp. as rootstocks.

What are you guys' opinions and experiences regarding those different species? And do you think some are better for certain scion species and other rootstocks for other scions?

I mean mostly for seedling stage here by the way. For bigger ones I definitely recommend trichs, myrtle or other columnars but i don't currently have the luxury of having a lot of those handy because I have to grow exclusively indoors without all that much power.
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