Plumeria forum: grafting

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Name: Ken Ramsey
Starkville, MS (Zone 8a)
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drdawg
Aug 20, 2014 2:32 PM CST
I try not to start rootings later than mid-September. About the only exception is when a branch is accidently broken off. Is grafting the same as rooting, better to do this in the spring/summer?
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Name: Hetty
Sunny Naples, Florida (Zone 10a)
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Dutchlady1
Aug 21, 2014 4:53 AM CST

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It is good to graft when the sap is free flowing and that usually stops around dormancy. In our area that occurs near Christmas or somewhat earlier. It will be fine to graft until then.
Name: Ken Ramsey
Starkville, MS (Zone 8a)
[url=www.tropicalplantsandmore.com]
Orchids Greenhouse Vegetable Grower Ferns Region: United States of America Hummingbirder
Composter Bromeliad Master Gardener: Mississippi Cat Lover Tropicals Plumerias
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drdawg
Aug 21, 2014 6:51 AM CST
Good information. Thanks. We start getting some cool nights in October, and after a couple of weeks of nights in the mid to lower 60's (rather than mid to lower 70's), most of my plumeria begin to drop leaves. That's the reason I use September as my last month of rooting. Perhaps I can extend that end-point somewhat. Does the "grafting-season" extend longer than the "rooting-season"?
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Name: Hetty
Sunny Naples, Florida (Zone 10a)
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Dutchlady1
Aug 21, 2014 6:53 AM CST

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Based on the above information, you should be good to graft until mid-October.
Name: Ken Ramsey
Starkville, MS (Zone 8a)
[url=www.tropicalplantsandmore.com]
Orchids Greenhouse Vegetable Grower Ferns Region: United States of America Hummingbirder
Composter Bromeliad Master Gardener: Mississippi Cat Lover Tropicals Plumerias
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drdawg
Aug 21, 2014 6:56 AM CST
Excellent. You have given me an extra month to get that done. Things will be slowing down (as far as Tropical Plants & More shipping), so I have more time to do things like grafting then.
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