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Budding, Grafting & Planting Walnut Trees

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Nurseryman Alex Suchan demonstrates the grafting, budding and planting of walnut trees in this series of short videos. This is an excellent tutorial for anyone interested in tree grafting. It was produced by Rachel Elkins, UCCE  Pomology Farm Advisor, Lake and Mendocino Co., Carolyn DeBuse, USDA ARS and Ray Lucas ANR Communication Services, and is narrated by Rachel Elkins. 

Watch all videos in sequence
Budding, Grafting and Planting Walnut Trees in the Field 

http://youtu.be/KQv65gYTtNU  

Individual Videos

  1. Introduction to Walnut Grafting, Budding and Planting (1:22)
    http://youtu.be/48aBNKkd_g4
  2. Basic Information about Grafting and Budding Walnuts (3:56)
    http://youtu.be/nhaVCUwdoZw
  3. Terms Used in this Walnut Grafting, Budding and Planting Video Series (1:10)
    http://youtu.be/p6pxHD-y9bU           
  4. How to Properly Select Grafting Walnut Wood (5:43)
    http://youtu.be/KDnZ2LDZs9c
  5. Tools Needed for Bark Grafting Walnut Trees (1:54)
    http://youtu.be/ZNYzDiLDm4k
  6. How to Bark Graft Walnut Trees (16:02)
    http://youtu.be/PDHHV8CXUwA
  7. How to Top Work Older Walnut Trees (3:50)
    http://youtu.be/VgepWpMZVxg
  8. Tools Needed for Whip Grafting Walnut Trees  (0:53)
    http://youtu.be/zgQ8BO2jaKY
  9. How to Perform Whip Grafting of Walnut Trees (8:19)
    http://youtu.be/JlDbeiwiWjs
  10. How to Side-Whip Graft Walnut Trees (9:08)
    http://youtu.be/kHfgNPu4Fpk
  11. Tools Needed for Patch Budding Walnut Trees (0:32)
    http://youtu.be/S48PUKHWdUg 
  12. How to Patch Bud 1 to 2 Year Old Walnut Trees (6:51)
    http://youtu.be/_OoE3NFMDNA
  13. How to Properly Plant Walnut Trees (9:21)
    http://youtu.be/Vt8eB3MDMuE 

    Production Credits for walnut propagation video series (0:44)
    http://youtu.be/NlutcPlV_Xo   
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