Scion wood and plant material for cloning

Here you will find our current selection of live plant material intended for grafting or starting new cloned plants as rooted cuttings.

Scion wood for grafting

We offer scion wood taken from a selection of fruit tree varieties growing in our North Canterbury forest garden.

Scions purchased from June will be cut from dormant trees and should be stored appropriately for grafting in early spring

Scions purchased during spring (September - October here at blockhill) can be grafted directly (green wood) as soon as possible after delivery.

Grafting techniques, compatibility, storage etc.

Scion wood ordered now will be cut and delivered.

Babaco

Babaco

Variety  PentagonaCommon name  Babaco, Mountain Papaya, Champagne FruitLatin name  Carica x heilborniiDetails  Grown under plastic. Produces large, yellow fruit pentagonal in cross-section. Easily propagated from stem cuttings.Harvest time  SummerForest layer  low-treeDiameter  1.00Height (m)  2Flowers  Small whiteEdible  Evergreen  Frost sensitive  Fruit / berries  Perennial  Shade / Sun  Full sun - part shadeSoil type  Rich, free drainingWind tolerance  Low (large leaves)Propigation method  CuttingTags    exotic  sub-tropical  fruit  Rating  
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Price  $2.9015cm stem cutting
Comfrey

Comfrey

Latin name  Symphytum officinaleDetails  Fantastic companion plant for forest gardens. Chop and drop through spring and summer to nourish adjacent trees and improve soil quality.Diameter  1.00Height (m)  0.5Family  BoraginaceaePerennial  Forest layer  rhizospherePropigation method  DivisionShade / Sun  Full sun - part shadePrice  $5.903 root pieces
Jerusalem artichoke tubers

Jerusalem artichoke tubers

Common name  sunroot, sunchoke, earth appleLatin name  Helianthus tuberosusDetails  Easy to grow, highly productive plant that needs little care or watering. Produces tall leafy stems above ground and masses of knobbly, edible tubers.Forest layer  rhizosphereEdible  Seeds / nuts / tubers  Propigation method  TubersPrice  $5.903 tubers
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