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Grafting Citrus Trees with the Patch Bud – Making a Fruit Cocktail Tree

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Patch budding is a method of grafting citrus trees that is very easy and that gives a high success rate.In the past year I performed many patch bud grafts of citrus and found that it works very well as a technique for adding new varieties to an existing citrus tree to make a multi-grafted citrus cocktail tree.

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Although the particular graft demonstrated in this tutorial is of a Mato Buntan pummelo, I also found that patch budding works well for grafting orange trees, grafting lemon trees, and grafting lime trees.read more(fruitmentor).

Patch budding works well as a technique for adding new varieties to an existing citrus tree to make a multi-variety citrus cocktail tree.

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I expect that it would work well for any type of citrus.This step-by-step grafting guide shows a method of grafting citrus trees that is both very easy and that also gives a high success rate. Patch budding of citrus trees is a popular method for topworking citrus trees to new varieties in Spain.

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