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 Selected list of Scion\Rootstoock Combination Propagated by Bench Grafting

 
 Scion  Rootstock Time of   Year Type of Graft Comments
Abies spp. cvs.  Type species or A. alba 
A. nordmanniana
Dec-Feb
 Side
Abies cephalonica or A. pinsapo have been suggested as suitable root- stocks, growing better in the U.K. on a range of soils.
Cedrus atlantica cvs. Cedrus deodara Late July-Aug or Jan-Feb
Side
n/a
Chamaecyparis obtusa cvs. C. lawsoniana
C. pisifera 'Plumosa'
Thuja occidentalis
Jan-Feb
Side
C. pisifera 'Plumosa' is more resistant to Phytophtora. Grafting of dwarf Chamecyparis can lead to unde- sirable vigor compared to cutting propa- gation. C. pisifera controls growth better than C. lawsoniana.
Cupressus semperverins C. macrocarpa
C. sempervirens
Jan-Feb
Aug-Sept
Side
n/a
Juniperus scopurorum J. virginiana
J. chinensis 'Hetzii'
Jan-Feb
Side
Most cvs. propa-
gated by cuttings.
Picea abies cvs.
 
 
 

P. breweriana
 
 

P. pungens cvs.

P. abies
 
 
 

P. abies
 
 

P. abies

late July-Aug or Dec-Feb
 
 

late July-Aug or Dec-Feb
 

late July -Aug or Dec-Feb

Side
 
 
 

Side
 
 

Side
 

Many of the dwarf P. abies cvs root successfully from cuttings
Pinus spp. P. sylvestris (Scots Pine)
P. strobus (Eastern White Pine)
Nov-Jan
Side
Normally graft 2- needled pines on 2-needle rootstock and similarly "3 on 3" and "5 on 5".
Tsuga canadensis cvs. (Canadian Hemlock)
 

T. heterophylla cvs. (Western Hemlock)

T. canadensis (Canadian Hemlock)

T. heterophylla (Western Hemlock)

Jan-Feb
Side
Propagators have successfully used T. canadensis rootstocks for T. heterophylla clones and vice versa

 
n/a: non applicable

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