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THREAD GRAFT: Two for the price of one? 2 weeks 6 days ago #44853

Once a thread graft has fully and truly succeeded, will the “entry” side of the scion reverse its direction of growth (and survive) if you cut it ‘long’ thus creating two branches for the price of a single graft?
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THREAD GRAFT: Two for the price of one? 2 weeks 6 days ago #44854

I don´t think it´s possible but first of all - you woudln´t want 2 branches coming out from the trunk at the same place in bonsai anyway.
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THREAD GRAFT: Two for the price of one? 2 weeks 6 days ago #44857

Mimo wrote: I don´t think it´s possible but first of all - you woudln´t want 2 branches coming out from the trunk at the same place in bonsai anyway.

Of course, you'd want to thread the branch at an angle of maybe 30 degrees or so..... and not through dead centre of the trunk either. That way it (they) won't be level or perpendicular. Something like this:

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THREAD GRAFT: Two for the price of one? 6 days 15 hours ago #45059

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