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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.
packing tape graft in place
After removing the tape
A then remove the piece with concave blades.
Removing the heel
A chisel gouge can be used to further the heel to ensure that the wound heals even bark around it.
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.
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 in early stages of development – can you spot the recent graft
This article was originally published on bonsaitonight.com