Fruit Tree Grafting

Specialist
Summary information

The course encourages participants to develop practical skills in the propagation of fruit trees.
Learn the technique of chip budding, using a grafting knife to graft an apple variety onto a rootstock. This method is used to propagate fruit trees such as apple, pear, plum and cherry, for both commercial and garden production and is carried out between late July and the end of August. Background information will be provided on the selection and purchase of rootstocks, collection of propagating material and growing on of the trees. The techniques learned can also be applied to a wide variety of ornamental trees. The course also covers maintenance and sharpening of grafting knives.

Tutors: Peter May, Stephan Gehrels.
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https://brightonpermaculture.org.uk/courses/fruitorchards/grafting

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Booking and further information
Telephone number: 
07746185927
Cost: 
£33.75-£165 (depending on income)
Dates and times
More dates and times information: 
10am-5pm
27 July 2019
Teachers
Peter May, Stephan Gehrels.
Venue information