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Apple Bench Grafting

March 24 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am $50.00

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Apple Bench Grafting

Learn to make your own apple trees through bench grafting! In this class, you will learn how to take a small portion of an apple tree, the scion, and join it with a set of apple tree roots, known as rootstock, to create a new tree.

  • We will briefly discuss basic tree care and how it’s affected by rootstock selection.
  • Participants can choose to graft from the following varieties or bring scionwood of their own: Honeycrisp, Keepsake, Connell Red, Liberty, Haralson, Honeygold, Sweet Sixteen, Cortland, Chestnut Crab, or State Fair.
  • Additional rootstock will be available for sale on the day of the class.

Participants will graft and take home 3 trees that will grow to around 12 ft tall.

Questions? Contact Orchard Lead Phil Honzay at Philip.honzay@shakopeedakota.org or 612.930.9735.

Location

2041 140th St NW
Prior Lake, 55372 United States

Tickets

Apple Bench Grafting | March 24, 2018$50.00March 24, 2018 | 9:00 - 11:00am

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