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HS982: The Pecan Tree

Figure 9. Inlay bark graft method. A) Pare down the rough, scaly portion of the bark to provide a smooth surface for making the outline of the scion. B) Lay the beveled side of the scion against the pared place on the stock. With the point of a knife, cut through the bark of the stock along each side and across the bottom of the scion. C) Remove the patch of the bark from the stock and place the scion in the space. D) Nail the scion in place. E) In the same manner, place another scion on the opposite side of the stock. F) Cover all cut surfaces with grafting wax or a tree-healing compound.