Professional Grafting Tools Our Italian made Professional Italian Grafting Tools are designed to cut both the scion (the shoot or bud to be grafted) and the rootstock, the main plant onto which the graft will be made (usually chosen for its strong roots). Proper alignment of the two parts is essential to the viability of the graft – it allows a structural union that does not impede the essential transfer of nutrients to form as the graft heals.
Check out our blog for some tips on how to get started in grafting.
Available in a standard that fits stock up to ½” and a large that accepts stock up to 1¾”. Standard size grafting tool cuts V-grafts, Omega grafts, and budding or T-grafts. The book Grafting Fruit Trees, an introduction full of instructional illustrations, is included with both tools. Additional tools recommended (whether you are an apprentice or experienced) are a Curved Grafting Knife, Speciaftingl Gra Wax, and a roll of 3/4" wide Special Paraffin Grafting Tape.
Italian Grafting Tools Grafting is a fascinating and challenging aspect of gardening. It is used to adapt plants to unfavorable soil or climate conditions, repair damage, and control pests. Grafting allows the gardener to provide a longer growing season and a greater diversity of plant varieties. A gardener with a few skills and a professional grafting tool can actually assist nature while increasing his garden’s bounty and enjoying a very rewarding endeavor. For over four decades, we’ve been your source for the tools that have been proven to work for generations.
For information about maintaining the Standard or Large Grafting Tool, please read our Grafting Tool Maintenance and Blade Replacement Guide.
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