Apple Trees - Knowledgebase Question

Macksburg, IA
Avatar for rjg5
Question by rjg5
February 18, 2001
The rabbits have eaten the bark off clear around my apple tree trunks. Is there any thing I can do to save them?

Answer from NGA
February 18, 2001

Yes there is. You can place a number of "bridge grafts" around the trunk to reconnect the base with the top. These are made from using small (pencil to slightly larger sized dormant shoots from the tree. The following two web sites can tell you how to do bridge grafting in great detail:

Thanks for the question. Please feel free to stop in again with another question any time we can help!

You must be signed in before you can post questions or answers. Click here to join!

« Return to the Garden Knowledgebase Homepage

Member Login:

( No account? Join now! )

Today's site banner is by Lucius93 and is called "Herald of heat"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.