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Grafting Conifers – Educational Presentation
January 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
@ First Congregational Church, UCC
“Grafting Conifers” Educational Presentation
January 14, 2019-1:00 to 2 pm
Location: First Congregational Church
Presenter: Paul Surian, MSU Nursery-Landscape Program and Lead Propagator at Blue Horizon Nursery.
Paul will provide a power point presentation of the grafting procedures done at the Blue Horizon Nursery. He will also give us a demonstration using live conifer stock explain the timing involved in grafting conifers, the selection and preparation of under-stock, the selection of scions, and the mechanics of making the matching cuts. He will also show us the methods he has devised for nursing the grafts through the critical period when the graft unions are knitting together.