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Grafting wax and tape: online UK source

 
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Hiya guys

Hoping someone can point me in the direction of an online seller of grafting tape and wax in the UK. I am from Ireland but can usually get most things sent over.

Thanks for any suggestions
 
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Grafting tape is the same thing that florists use as "floral tape". You can probably find it locally at any craft store or florist.

 
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Would this help??


https://www.agroforestry.co.uk/product/parafilm-grafting-tape/
 
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Olga Booker wrote:
https://www.agroforestry.co.uk/product/parafilm-grafting-tape/



Olga is right. Parafilm works. Not sure how much they are selling for 9 pounds there, but you can also check ebay.  Parafilm is a major staple in biochemistry laboratories.  I suspect the technicians are liberating surplus from the boffins.
 
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Hey John,

For £9.00 you get 90 ft = approx 300 grafts.  You also get to support Martin Crawford and the Agroforestry Research Trust.
 
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I got some tape from Ebay though I have heard of people using cut strips of plastic/freezer bag and it working just fine. Grafting wax I have also seen on there too and but I use a beeswax candle.
 
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Amazon : Grafting Tape Stretchable Self-adhesive BIO-degradable 2.5CM*100M
2.5CM*100M for £2.42

Amazon : 1" x 328FT Grafting Stretchable Tape
1" x 328FT for £4.99

Amazon : Wax Stick for gardening, sealing and protecting : 1 X 20g stick
Grafting Wax Stick for gardening, sealing and protecting : 1 X 20g stick for £4.05

All 3 are free postage if you spend £25 to ireland or free if you use parcel motel. That's what i use to get free UK postal to ireland
 
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