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Lead by our expert, this course will teach you how to graft apple trees, focusing on whip and tongue grafting.
This course is a single day, five-hour practical course largely inside, but with some theory.
It will deal with:
Attendees will, under guidance, practice safe knife control and cut both components of whip and tongue grafting and use of ties as well as wax to seal wounds.
Participants will be able to take away at course end two bare-root grafted apple varieties to grow on in 2022. Those wishing to take trees away must bring a suitable bag to protect and take away the trees. (see kit list)
It would be helpful when applying, to indicate what degree of previous experience you have had with grafting
The maximum number for this course is six people.
You need to be 18 years or older to attend this course with us.
If you want to take a grafted tree or trees away with you then please provide a polythene sleeve or wrap 2.5 feet long.
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