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Cloning Rootstock

 
Isaac Hill
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So I've got a semi-dwarf (Moonglow) pear tree which has a root stock sucker coming up. I'm assuming it's quince, but not sure. I've heard that you can clone root stocks by layering the sucker like you do a currant. Is this true? If not, should I leave it and see what fruit it'll bring or is that just a bad call?
 
Jordan Lowery
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well for sure dont let it grow out.

so you can cut it and compost
cut it and root it
or if its long enough layer it

i just put mine in a mist propagation system.
 
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