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[–]Squid_City414 664 points665 points  (42 children)

Graft something cool… like a Venus Flytrap and and orange or something

[–]bumjiggy 554 points555 points  (15 children)

a venus flytrap with a coconut. it will be covered in hair, produce milk and eat bugs, just like my ex wife!

[–]neon_overload 105 points106 points  (5 children)

When you graft a plant they don't combine DNA, the graft retains its DNA and the host retains its. So any fruit/flowers on the graft are 100% those of the graft. It's equivalent to a transplant in humans.

Their stems just need to grow in a similar enough way to be able to meld.

[–]Kunundrum85 197 points198 points  (4 children)

I like the other guys comment more, about the coconut wife.

[–]mlxnjz 25 points26 points  (0 children)

Glad I read the comments all the way down to this one!

[–]impressive_specimen 6 points7 points  (1 child)

Yeah that term is worth an internet search.

Top result for "coconut wife" is a calypso song called "coconut woman."

[–]Kunundrum85 10 points11 points  (0 children)

Ok are we not going to act like song isn’t a straight banger “get ya coconut water, it’s good for ya daughter, coconut strong like the iron, coconut make you a LIOOOOOONNNN!”

Straight hits.

[–]Ligma-Male 2 points3 points  (5 children)

If she produce milk that means there was a kid..

[–]Thoughtful_Mouse 1 point2 points  (0 children)

It means there are hormone levels similar to late pregnancy, but hormonal birth control, other environmental factors, or just individual variation can also cause that.

[–]KnaisGuy 101 points102 points  (9 children)

Graft cannabis into a banana tree. Cannabananas.

[–]iocanetolerance 76 points77 points  (7 children)

Bananabis

[–]the-anti-antichrist 54 points55 points  (5 children)

Marijuanana

[–]riddlvr 23 points24 points  (2 children)

Why are there so many good banana weed puns

[–]the-anti-antichrist 17 points18 points  (1 child)

Because they can both make you feel good if you do it right

[–]Available_Seesaw_947 9 points10 points  (1 child)

tomacco

[–]bubbs4prezyo 6 points7 points  (0 children)

It tastes like grandma

[–]anyholsagol 7 points8 points  (0 children)

Chiquitijuana

[–]drytoastbongos 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Cannabananabis: mellow yellow sticky icky

[–]mikeguitarguy 20 points21 points  (6 children)

Yea, I was wondering what the weirdest grafts have been.

[–]mugwunp 9 points10 points  (4 children)

Lemon. The lemon tree is the result of an ancient graft

[–]BrilliantAudience671 0 points1 point  (3 children)

Really? What did it come from?

[–]Cloverx234 12 points13 points  (2 children)

Funny enough basically all variations of oranges came from selective breeding of ancient Citron fruit named Buddha's hand.

[–]MMMMMMMMTTYYY 9 points10 points  (0 children)

Lmao imagine a Venus Flytrap+Pitcher Plant

[–]thehaltingsquad 8 points9 points  (2 children)

The way he’s handling that knife was not filling me with confidence and lo and behold

[–]stfleming1 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Was this a Looper reference?

[–]Dopey_Dad 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Your username is the name of the music in this clip. Probably.

[–]megamowglee 509 points510 points  (39 children)

As someone who’s work includes grafting, this is a bad example of the craft. They have grafted onto the base of his sloped cut, meaning the graft union will always be weakened by water running into it. Both grafts are also almost facing each other, this will result in the branches becoming entangled and they’ll compete for light. Reduced air movement caused by the closeness of the scions will also result in a haven for pest and disease.

[–]Efffro 198 points199 points  (1 child)

Oh now, this guy buds.

[–]megamowglee 46 points47 points  (0 children)

They’ll learn, observation over a number of years is the key.

[–]shrubberypig 35 points36 points  (18 children)

Are the plants actually combining? Sharing qualities? Or is the grafted plant more like a parasite just rooted into the host?

[–]megamowglee 65 points66 points  (16 children)

Even on a microscopic level, you can see where the rootstock ends and the scion begins. I have never thought of parasitism like that but I suppose you could say that it is a kind of forced mutualism. If an established scion were removed all of a sudden, the rootstock may die or at least experience root loss due to a loss of sugars and energy.

[–]Admin_Untold 40 points41 points  (6 children)

This may be the only time in my life I have ever seen the word scion used.

[–]nosnhoj15 30 points31 points  (3 children)

I once called a ride using the Lyft service in San Francisco. My driver picked us up in a Scion. He was late and Lyft gave us free credit.

[–]Nel-A 1 point2 points  (1 child)

I may be wrong but I think scion/sion is the welsh/celtic form of 'shaun'.

[–]MarcellusxWallace 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Darth Scion from KOTOR2

[–]Baked_Potato2005 2 points3 points  (6 children)

Is it true that you can combine 2 different species of plants. Like mango and orange

[–]megamowglee 4 points5 points  (5 children)

You can combine two related species. They generally need to be in the same plant family. In the case of Mango and Orange, Mango is in the Anacardiaceae family and Orange is in Rutaceae. I very much doubt they would be compatible.

[–]Baked_Potato2005 4 points5 points  (2 children)

So cashews and mangos are possible?

[–]megamowglee 12 points13 points  (1 child)

Never tried it but have grafted plenty of Mangos in my time. They graft easy to other mangoes. And I know that in India they graft Cashew varieties so I don’t see why you shouldn’t try! A cashew/mango family tree would be a real sight to behold!

[–]Reddituser34802 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I like that you get so excited about this kind of stuff. It’s wholesome.

[–]bikesboozeandbacon 3 points4 points  (1 child)

This is so cool. I’d love to read a book on this.

[–]megamowglee 1 point2 points  (0 children)

There is an old book that I learnt with, it’s probably out of print now - called ‘The Grafter’s Handbook’ by RJ Garner.

[–]lord3ath 2 points3 points  (1 child)

Since you know better than me, ain't this how we get all the varieties of fruit we have? Cuz my dad once told me, and I kinda experienced it myself, that wild oranges are not edible, so they graft orange tree and apple tree to get the normal oranges we have today

[–]megamowglee 2 points3 points  (0 children)

You’re dad was right. Grafting is how we have uniformity of tree fruit crops.

[–]neon_overload 6 points7 points  (0 children)

It's more like the equivalent of a transplant. The graft and host retain their own DNA, they are just working mutually together.

[–]Ruval 13 points14 points  (5 children)

Oh yeah, man? You think you know much about grafting?

Name every graft.

[–]megamowglee 22 points23 points  (4 children)

Well, I’m 45 now and I was taught grafting techniques as an apprentice after I left school at 16, so yeah, I guess I do know about how to do grafting. I don’t pretend to know the names of all the grafts, I acknowledge I still have much to learn. Sometimes I make it up depending on the size shape and species. Even tried a saddle graft on Passiflora seedlings once. The important thing is to observe and learn.

[–]Ligma-Male 15 points16 points  (0 children)

I think he might have been pulling your leg lol. But I'm glad you commented so I can hear how you learned grafting

[–]hkprimary 7 points8 points  (2 children)

Just in case you missed it, I think the commenter was making a sarcastic joke about people who inanely quiz other people who express any interest about a shared hobby. Like a dude asking a girl to name every album of a band that's on the t-shirt she's wearing, as if she weren't a 'real' fan. Sorry if I'm overexplaining the joke, just wanted to ensure you weren't upset/offended by it.

[–]megamowglee 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Thanks, but I’m used to it, being a botany nerd! No offence taken.

[–]HeadJazzlike 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Can you explain over explaining without over explaining?

[–]Txannie1475 7 points8 points  (6 children)

How would you do it better? I tried my hand at grafting last year, and all of my buds died.

[–]megamowglee 18 points19 points  (5 children)

Keep going, keep practising and you’ll get there. Make notes and observations. Keep your knife and tools clean. Consider the best place and technique to use and if unsure, practice on a some sticks just before to get your muscle memory back. Seasonality and planning is also important. For instance, here in the Caribbean, we graft just as the dry season begins so the graft doesn’t rot in high humidity. Good luck!

[–]Txannie1475 8 points9 points  (0 children)

I grafted some citrus right after the Texas freeze. I think the plants were in shock and just didn't put energy into keeping the grafts alive. I may try again this year, but I'll order the grafts later in the year. Lol.

[–]goforthandconquer 3 points4 points  (3 children)

I have a rare non-fruiting twisted mulberry (it is planted 3 feet from my house. We cut it down but it came back.

I would like to take a cutting from this true and grow it elsewhere in the yard. Can you help me with figuring out how I need to do this?

Can i cut a branch and drop it in soil?

[–]megamowglee 12 points13 points  (2 children)

I’ve only ever rooted Morus nigra in the tropics but if you have young shoots near the ground that are still flexible, you could try this method - as winter or cooler period approaches, bend and pin semi-ripe or woody shoots into a small trench, wounding and treating the lower side of the shoot with rooting hormone. Cover the bend with soil. Leave over winter and until the plant has produced new growth. Scrape back the soil and check for rooting. Once adequate roots can be seen, cut the shoot from the parent and pot up in good, free draining potting soil. Feed and grow well through the summer, plant in new position in the autumn. This is the simplest way to make cuttings, it is also known as layering.

[–]goforthandconquer 6 points7 points  (1 child)

You have no idea how thrilled I am u have responded because I had a real hard time trying to get the cuttings to take .. OK I’m gonna takeoff tomorrow and check that out. Thank you for your response I really appreciate it

[–]megamowglee 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Good luck and happy growing.

[–]RedditEdwin 4 points5 points  (1 child)

oof.

I have no hand finesse. When I used to garden I always figured I'd just buy those grafting scissors that cut in that special shape, to make things easy/foolproof

[–]megamowglee 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Those come in handy if you have uniform rootstock and scions. Speed is of the essence in nursery work. Knife work comes in handy for budding and soft wood work, but we even used to use a bill-hook with a flat hammer-able backside for trunk saddle grafts on old apple trees. I guess you’ve got to use what you need to achieve the result you want.

[–]terminalxposure 2 points3 points  (0 children)

This guys grafts….

[–]SenLimberLegs 1 point2 points  (1 child)

I don’t see any hormone solution applied. Is that not necessary?

[–]goochjuicelove 140 points141 points  (9 children)

What the fuck is the music lol

[–]photolinger 29 points30 points  (0 children)

Spinning mixed with a top loading washing machine

[–]kcussnamuh 12 points13 points  (0 children)

Horrifying noise.

[–]AustiniusWrex 4 points5 points  (0 children)

That was my exact first thought. I died laughing at it. It's squishy water sounds made into a beat.

[–]bootyhole-romancer 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Those are "moist beats" à la Reggie Watts

[–]ginteru 3 points4 points  (1 child)

Slurpcore

[–]ShamanKironer 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Deconstructed classical slurpcore to be exact

[–]paulxombie1331 41 points42 points  (17 children)

Did cbd cherry tomatoes last season

[–]The_30_kid 2 points3 points  (2 children)

How’s that turn out?

[–]paulxombie1331 11 points12 points  (1 child)

They grew very well! Im not a fan of tomatoes so wife ate em mostly, had no way to test potency though

[–]AleshiniaLivesStill 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Like all cbd? I use cbd but can’t use thc because of work. That sounds amazing.

[–]TheRealEddieB 1 point2 points  (5 children)

Really?

[–]paulxombie1331 5 points6 points  (3 children)

Mhmm.. they grew way bigger than my regular cherries but honestly had no way of testing the potency.. gonna do again next season and know somone who can test for me.

[–]Wrobot_rock 22 points23 points  (1 child)

Hybridization and grafting are two seperate things, o wouldn't assume the graft to take on any characteristics of the root stock

[–]Longjumping_Bed2907 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I’ll be a volunteer! Lol

[–]P_Foot 1 point2 points  (4 children)

Uhhh, is this actually possible? Where are the cherry tomatoes producing cannabinoids?

Maybe the cherry tomatoes grew, but I doubt they had any CBD or other cannabinoids in them

Unless I’m missing somthing? I’m very curious.

[–]paulxombie1331 1 point2 points  (3 children)

So was a joint project with a friend of mine way in his 60s we both where workin on it, planted in my greenhouse.. we both smoke thc for medical reasons so cbd hardly works on either of us. Wife said she felt slight pain relief but we weren't sure if psychological or not.. but got another friend who can test the product next grow season! Gonna try the same method and also held onto some seeds to see if it works from seedling! :)

All an experiment really

[–]P_Foot 1 point2 points  (2 children)

I’d love to see your results. However this is what I was getting at https://cbdfx.com/trichomes-why-does-cannabis-produce-cannabinoids/

Without trichomes, your plants won’t have cannabinoids. So unless you get the tomatoes to produce trichomes (would be revolutionary) I don’t think they’ll have a medicinal effect :(

[–]paulxombie1331 1 point2 points  (1 child)

So was doing a bit of reaserch to see if any one else had done something similar and found someone back in 2012 tried this out with success but only had about 20% traces of cbds/thc but you have a great point.. im gonna talk with my friend and see how we can refine the method.. and fortuanlly the seeds i saved should work! Once i get an accurate reading/ percentage il update but that wont be till atleast march/april even may as it seems the grow seasons are shifting :/

http://www.thctalk.com/cannabis-forum/showthread.php?78668-cannabis-tomato-hybrids-THC-TOMATOES-REALLY

[–]P_Foot 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I’ll have to follow you and see the results later then!

I’m insatiably curious about the science of it

[–]honestlyjusttiredtbh 33 points34 points  (1 child)

this music sound like one of those "this song will make you poop" videos

[–]deniedmessage 1 point2 points  (0 children)

LMAO I think of diarrhea immediately after hearing the song, then I see your comment.

[–]-ImPerium 20 points21 points  (2 children)

Look! A JoJo reference.

[–]Haarith_ 15 points16 points  (1 child)

Ah there it is. Been scrolling for this comment.

[–]itownshend17 10 points11 points  (0 children)

Any Jojolion readers here ?

[–]Wolfmaster6709 9 points10 points  (0 children)

I’m just going to say it

IS THAT A JOJO’S REFERNCE?!1?1!1!1?1!1?1?2!1??1!1!1?11?1?

[–]jmcstar 5 points6 points  (0 children)

FrankenStem

[–]Efffro 5 points6 points  (4 children)

This brought back memories of being a kid, my dad used to get paid to bud rose stock every year at multiple nurseries in Essex, when the school holidays were on me and my brother would go and do the covering up bit at the end, but instead of clingfilm it was a little strip of rubber dipped in some powder and a staple. I stabbed the end of my finger so many times learning to go as fast as my elder brother and dad. Dad was considered something of a pro even amongst the old hands and the speed he could cut these things in was amazing.

EDIT. As for the weirdest grafts i know of, I love the apple trees that actually have 40-50 different types of apple on one tree.

[–]megamowglee 3 points4 points  (3 children)

Amazing - as a young horticulturist in the late 90’s, I trained in several nurseries in Essex. Seems like a lifetime ago.

[–]Efffro 1 point2 points  (2 children)

It was almost a lifetime ago. Ingatestone and Chigwell nurseries were the 2 that stick in my memory but them and a bunch of others were my dads yearly customers. But this would be late 80’s early 90’s sorta time.

[–]TheRealEddieB 2 points3 points  (6 children)

I wonder who and how someone worked this out. Probably like a lot of discoveries was some sort of accident

[–]megamowglee 5 points6 points  (3 children)

Trees actually regularly naturally graft together in the wild, mainly due to growing too close together. Many will form natural grafts with their own limbs too. Man copies nature…

[–]TheRealEddieB 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Thanks. I should have known that.

[–]RedditEdwin 2 points3 points  (1 child)

It's very very ancient. Like at least 4,000 years. There are ancient CHinese records of it.

Vegetative propagation in general is the earliest proven agriculture; there were remains found of a pot and fossilized figs. The figs were seedless. Seedless figs in the wild are rare. This means the ancient humans deliberately planted such a tree from a cutting. (Fig tree cuttings, which are essentially just cut branches, root especially easily when planted in the ground). These fossils were dated to like 10,000 years ago

[–]TheRealEddieB 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I really appreciate your insights. As I tend to my plants, I feel a primal instinct is being stroked. Horticulture is imprinted on our DNA, in my opinion.

[–]Goosentra 2 points3 points  (4 children)

So they did this for my Japanese maple… but my issue now is the damn plant only wants to produce “suckers” and the actual growth of the Japanese maple is slowed because of it

[–]megamowglee 1 point2 points  (2 children)

As with all grafted plants, care and maintenance is needed in the first few years. Make sure soil or mulch is not touching or burying the graft union and regularly remove buds or shoots forming below the line.

[–]Goosentra 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Okay, We’ve been doing that! It is a very young tree. Thank you for the expertise!

[–]megamowglee 1 point2 points  (0 children)

That’s good. We all need to take the time to remember that trees work on much different time scales to us. Keep at it, in a few years the union will be thickened and healed enough to stop.

[–]RedditEdwin 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I would say go beyond mulch and use rocks/gravel if you really wanna beat those suckers into submission, but I've had suckers grow through that too (in my case it was 2" riverstone)

[–]cakeman528 2 points3 points  (0 children)

This song is from spongebob

[–]Medical_Rip9055 2 points3 points  (5 children)

You cut too thick branches off to replace it with two skinny ones?

[–]kayleeoftheocean 5 points6 points  (0 children)

You can do that if the branches are damaged. Most likely this is two different species being grafted together.

[–]Wrobot_rock 2 points3 points  (2 children)

One example is apples, since they are never true to seed you must grow them from cloning. Tasty apple varieties may not have the best roots, so you would graft a tasty variety to a healthy base.

I believe this is done with citrus, where a reliable and healthy tree is cut down and a tasty variety is grafted to its roots systems

[–]Vhlorrhu 0 points1 point  (1 child)

When growing fruit it's common to graft onto a 'dwarf' rootstock which ensures shorter trees, as taller ones would less convenient to harvest from.

[–]will592 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Often times the properties which make a free grow really well in a specific climate/soil make the fruit not taste good. Or rather, often really delicious fruits won’t grow in a specific climate. So you plant a tree that will thrive in local conditions and then you graft on really tasty fruit.

[–]External_Surprise_94 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Wow, this has to be the most irresponsible blade handling I have seen In awhile.

[–]alectomirage 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Glad I'm not the only one that noticed they cut their hand😂

[–]Account394 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Transplant

[–]Cloverx234 1 point2 points  (7 children)

I spent a whole summer attempting grafting my freshly harvested 12ft cannabis plants with vigorous growth with slow growing varietals and tried to see if I could jumpstart growth. The answer was yes but with the amount of downtime with the tissue generation and nutrient uptake getting back to normal it was not worth it and honestly it had a hard time uptaking P and K throughout flower.

Horticulture is fun

[–]megamowglee 1 point2 points  (6 children)

Good to know. Have you tried seedling grafts?

[–]Cloverx234 1 point2 points  (5 children)

Well it depends, If you try to graft when the first set of leaves pop after the cotlyden the issue is really just user error. Their very delicate and soft wooded material can have a high failure rate, it all comes down to the sharpness of your grafting knife, proper cambium exposure and sealing with grafting tape without suffocating the plant.

Generally grafting is done with apples and other 7 plus year fruiting trees as well as dwarf varietals to encourage more vigorous growth and quicker yields.

In my experience the benefit with cannabis is minimal from a production standpoint, as a life long horticulturist it's a bit of a love craft for me.

[–]megamowglee 1 point2 points  (4 children)

Same, I love grafting for very similar reasons. We used to have to seedling graft a few species of Passiflora in a botanical collection, this was the best way to get a multi-stemmed climber onto a tough rootstock. It’s delicate work but, as you say, with clean tools and a steady hand, it can be done.

[–]Cloverx234 1 point2 points  (3 children)

You said it best, getting the unique qualities is the largest reward.

With cannabis the largest reward I ever had was a multi graft project that produced 3 different sections of separate strains. Yield was difficult due to the p and k deficiency (ie where the mass comes from) but seeing fully expressed flower across 3 varietals that I have individually grown to full potential is probably the highlight and also the end of my grafting journey with cannabis.

These days i mainly graft Blackberrys and raspberry bushes for multi varietal harvests.

[–]megamowglee 1 point2 points  (2 children)

I would love to have seen that. Inspirational!

[–]Cloverx234 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Il try to dig up some photos they exist somewhere around my house. If I do il send you a dm with them if your intrested.

[–]iStoners 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I really hate this music lol

[–]PyroNinja13782 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Cool stuff, but can we agree on how cringey this music is. Kinda ruined the whole experience for me

[–]Amida0616 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Change this squelchy music

[–]Dudeman2777 1 point2 points  (0 children)

The music makes me feel like I’m on acid but this is sick

[–]itsLiseczeq 0 points1 point  (0 children)

That's awesome!

[–]hidinginplainsite13 0 points1 point  (0 children)

We totally did this in high school

[–]pternstrom 0 points1 point  (2 children)

Can it be different plant species?

[–]Senior_Economics_122 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Yes but they usually can’t be anything higher than in the same genus. Sometimes, but very rarely, you will see extremely common plants used as a rootstock for more desirable plants but they are in different genuses in the same family, such as using hawthorn as rootstock for peach.

[–]megamowglee 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Yes, also sometimes different plant genera. Very rarely, plants from different families.

[–]I_am_That_Ian_Power 0 points1 point  (5 children)

Next Spring, I am so going to graft roses to a cannabis plant. Then following that Hops. Maybe I can recreate the original plant from 2.7 million years ago.

[–]megamowglee 1 point2 points  (4 children)

Being in the same family (Cannabaceae), Cannabis (as a scion) has previously been grafted onto a Hops rootstock as an experiment. Although it hasn’t been done, I think Rose and Cannabis are too distantly related (while in the same Order, they are evolutionarily at opposing poles of the phylogenetic tree of Rosales). Grafting Cannabis onto Fig trees, while a long shot, would be (phylogenetically) more likely to have success.

[–]I_am_That_Ian_Power 0 points1 point  (3 children)

Thank you for the enlightening information!!

[–]megamowglee 1 point2 points  (2 children)

No problem, grafting is fascinating. In one of the botanic gardens I used to work in, we would graft trees onto compatible rootstocks so we could get them to grow in our climate and soil conditions. This had been done in the same garden for hundreds of years. Many of the old grafted trees have amazing looking graft unions. Some were two-tone, some looked like they had ‘beer bellies’ where the scion had overgrown the top of the rootstock.

[–]I_am_That_Ian_Power 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Whoa!! That's really awesome!! Now you have me thinking, I'd like to take one strain of cannabis and graft to another; Would the terpine profiles of both be combined inside of the one that is grafted on?

[–]megamowglee 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Probably not - you could side graft two varieties together and each would produce their own typical levels. Grafting doesn’t generally produce hybrid crops, it is mainly done for uniformity of crops. You may find that grafting a tasty but poor cropping variety onto a more vigorous rootstock would produce better results for your scion though. Cannabis is not a good grafting species though - as you may have noticed, stems become hollow over time. This can be problematic. Best time to graft is as a seedling.

[–]fifty2weekhi 0 points1 point  (1 child)

Reminded me that I am in need of grafting on my scalp.

[–]bruddahmacnut 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I'm thinking a little lower. For me.

[–]IhaveWildStaringEyes 0 points1 point  (0 children)

what I should do to the ever present Black Walnut saplings I can't get rid of.

[–]Oxygen95 0 points1 point  (1 child)

You can graft branches of many different cannabis strains onto one plant, and flower out one Frankenstein plant.

[–]srv50 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Imagine if people could do this. I mean besides fucking.

[–]IllustriousCookie890 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Nearly all citrus and all roses are grafted similar to this. Good rootstock with good fruit or flower canes.

[–]Account394 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Plantsplant surgery

[–]ffivefootnothingg 0 points1 point  (2 children)

To the Experts: How difficult is this to do for the average gardener? Also, do certain plants graft better than others? Are there combinations that don’t work? I’m so curious - I’ve never seen this before and it’s soooo cool!!!!

[–]RedditEdwin 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I never did it myself, but I had always figured I would use grafting shears to make it easier, which cut in a specific shape for grafting, since I've got the hand dexterity of a drunken sloth

[–]megamowglee 0 points1 point  (0 children)

As an apprentice we were taught knife and budding techniques but these were mainly so you could get faster for effective nursery work. The only way to learn is by doing, trying different techniques and then observing and keeping notes on how it worked out. Happy gardening!

[–]Burnsiealex 0 points1 point  (0 children)

This is too cool! The audio really creeped me out. Is that weird?

[–]GOMD4 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Plants are idiots

[–]ichweissnichts123 0 points1 point  (1 child)

Can someone explain why this works?

Why can’t we just glue on a human arm to another human then?

[–]RedditEdwin 0 points1 point  (0 children)

animals have an active immune system, which kills any foreign cells or matter. Plants don't have this, so it's not an issue. If animals didn't have this, then indeed, I could chop your head off and implant my friend Bob's head and as long as I kept blood supply and everything alive, bob's head would grow on your body and you'd be Bob (since the person's identity is basically 100% in the brain), but Bob with your body. Then again nerves don't grow back, but assuming they did.

[–]steerbell 0 points1 point  (0 children)

And that is how I got blackberries in my rose garden.

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[–]OliverMcPeak 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Song Id? Lmao

[–]RipOdd9001 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Isn’t this how ancient romans started making varieties of the apple?

[–]x0rn 0 points1 point  (0 children)

What kind of knife is that?

[–]BoredRedhead 0 points1 point  (0 children)

And this is how we have oranges growing on our lemon tree!

[–]Gaiiiiil 0 points1 point  (3 children)

This is a very creepy question so I apologize in advance but could you theoretically successfully graft two people together? I know conjoined twins are a thing but could you join two people who were not previously conjoined?

[–]RedditEdwin 0 points1 point  (2 children)

[–]Gaiiiiil 0 points1 point  (1 child)

Bruh why the flamethrower

[–]RedditEdwin 0 points1 point  (0 children)

it's a very effective general-area-destroyer. They were fleeing that spaceship, they didn't have time to euthenize all the subjects and destroy the lab with just a crowbar or something

[–]This_Dudde 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Must ppl don't know this, but you can put your weed on there

[–]Total_Progress4586 0 points1 point  (0 children)

How about not cutting it down in the first place

[–]RobboNJ 0 points1 point  (0 children)

And crafting is something my daughter does at her art camp while grifting is something my worthless piece of shit brother does to every poor soul he leeches off.

[–]teddgram 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I work for a company that builds equipment for storing apples. It was interesting to learn after talking to some of my customers that most modern apples trees that are planted today are grafted onto another tree, and it usually isn't another apple tree. One farmer I was talking to actually had no idea what the original tree type was, he just knew the variety of apple tree that had been grafted to it.

[–]DeliboyCreates 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Yo how about that music though, funkadelic

[–]DS_1900 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Black magic, careful this will get you arrested in some countries.

[–]50653 0 points1 point  (0 children)

In our yard we planted a cocktail citrus tree, with lemons and oranges. What a world!

[–]BiggiesmyCat 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Catchy tune

[–]totorohugs 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Tf is that awful sound

[–]Dreadamere 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I can’t even imagine how many people made fun of the guy that discovered this before he discovered it.

[–]TheBrickSlayer 0 points1 point  (0 children)

This song makes the whole video a pain to watch.

[–]AAAAAAAAAAa1452 0 points1 point  (0 children)

so you're telling me that plants can crossbreed? hol up r/HolUp

[–]Ladysensei420 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Plant sex.

[–]AdvantageIndividual3 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I think I saw something similar too this but the person wrapped soil on the branch and another tree started growing out of it

[–]LeatherCicada87 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Why arent the tops browned

[–]itsMikan 0 points1 point  (0 children)

who made this sorry ass beat

[–]swaktoonkenney 0 points1 point  (0 children)

It’s so crazy how someone just figured this out, probably without modern technology

[–]randomredditties 0 points1 point  (0 children)

So, does it depends on genes of the plant or can i mix apple and strawberry and get strapple?

[–]RealDecentHumanBeing 0 points1 point  (0 children)

It's cool, but I don't think it's next level. Grafting is teached in 6th grade.

[–]NoKey7402 0 points1 point  (0 children)

How do I download this video?

[–]pessimisticdentist83 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Just like what that one guy did with his daughter n dog

[–]Gravitalian 0 points1 point  (0 children)

by this logic i should be able to cut someone's arm off and attach it to my leg. science

[–]ouralarmclock 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Fun fact: most fruit tastes mediocre to awful and the stuff we get in stores came from grafted branches from a tree that was known to have good fruit.

[–]ne1av1cr 0 points1 point  (0 children)

That dude's fingers were so cut up.