Apricot Trees
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How To And When To Graft Apricot Tree?

Zone 91356 Tehachapi CA zone 8 | vardanvv added on December 5, 2019 | Answered

Can I plant fruit trees on a land where soil is only 2 feet lower -  is in one place rocky blocks?

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BushDoctor
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Answered on December 9, 2019

Grafting requires quite a bit of practice and patience. Be sure that you have a tree that you can take between 10 and 20 branch tips for grafting, and that many rootstock trees also. This will guarantee you at least one or a few depending on your skill level with the task.

Grafting will be done during dormancy, or late Autumn, usually, but can be done in early spring, too.

These articles will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/tgen/grafting-trees-what-is-tree-grafting.htm

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/fegen/what-is-a-fruit-salad-tree.htm

With Apricots, it will probably not do very well in such shallow soils, Though if there is plenty of room between the blocks, and soil under it then you may still be able to plant there. It can't hurt to try.

Here is an article that will help you to grow Apricot trees: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/apricots/apricot-tree-growing.htm

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