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Treatment of a successful graft approach black pine

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Here’s how to treat graft successful approach in the black pine. The first step is the removal of any tape holding the graft in place.

Approach graft held in place with tape

packing tape graft in place

After removing tape

After removing the tape

A then remove the piece with concave blades.

Removing the stub

Removing the heel

A chisel gouge can be used to further the heel to ensure that the wound heals even bark around it.

Carving out the stub

gouging the bead base

The addition of a small amount of liquid gasket cutting the wound as it heals. The wound is likely to heal in about a year.

Sealing the wound with cut paste

The addition of a small amount of paste cut

The tree belongs to a member of the Bay Island Bonsai that has been developed branches more or less from scratch over the last couple of years. It’s looking very good. At this rate, the tree will be in great shape in just a few years -. You could even show ready in 5-10 years

Black pine

Black pine in early stages of development – can you spot the recent graft

This article was originally published on bonsaitonight.com


Treatment of a successful graft approach black pine

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