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guerrilla grafting

  • Interchanging branches between wild and cultivated fruit species in the public domain by the method of grafting.
  • Placing cultivars on wild crop relatives could increase fruit abundance in public space.
  • Placing wild crop relatives on cultivars could be a method of creating a germplasm.

A first test was undertaken in 2010 at the FoAM Amsterdam garden. The garden also features 11 scion propagating trees, pear, apple and plum, from which cuttings can be placed on wild trees and shrubs in Amsterdam.

In 2012 one of the grafts sprouted some 7 remarkable apples, with an exceptional cinnamon / juniper taste, which deserves to be grown as a new variety. The worlds first guerrilla grafted apple variety has been named Rough Sloterdijk: https://fo.am/blog/2012/11/06/rough-sloterdijk/

see also: project groworld

guerrilla_grafting.txt · Last modified: 2012/11/06 17:20 by 83.101.5.51