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RE: Tetradium (Euodia, Bee bee tree)

Subject: RE: Tetradium (Euodia, Bee bee tree)
From: willross583@xxxxxxxxxxx.com
Date: Oct 21 2021 09:16:58
Jerry,
          You could probably expose some of the stem below ground and graft, 
I'll also add the tree to my planting list of oddities.

Will

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On Behalf Of Jerry Ross
Sent: 21 October 2021 09:13
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Subject: Re: Tetradium (Euodia, Bee bee tree)

Thanks Will - I have a copy of that book (Picked it up last year for
£1.40!)
He does give an example of bridge grafting across bacterial canker wounds in 
cherry. It may be worth a try, but it would be tricky as the wounds are 
pretty much at ground level.  Also I'm 90% sure it's not bacterial canker but 
more likely a perennial fungus, causing target-type wounds, so cutting in to 
healthy tissue for grafting could spread the infection (?) It looks rather 
like Stereum canker rot (as illustrated in in Strouts &
Winter) but it could be (Neo)nectria. I'll keep an eye open for fruiting 
bodies...

Trouble is, Tetradium is too uncommon (in the UK anyway) to get a mention as 
a possible host. It's a good species though - nectar-producing flowers in the 
summer (hence the 'bee tree' name), red seed pods now and seemingly quite 
hardy; it could be planted more widely.

On 21/10/2021 08:08, willross583@xxxxxxxxxxx.com wrote:
Jerry,
           Bridge grafting is used generally for trees that have been ring 
barked or sevely damaged, theres an excellent book called the Grafters 
Handbook by RJ Gardeners#, numerous editions  see links below for downloads 
though I haven’t checked them out as I have a copy from many years ago when 
I was at college                                                            
                                                                            
                                                                 
https://medium.com/@aldosuryo/read-download-the-grafters-handbook-6th-edition-full-book-pdf-full-audiobook-b83ee4c0ec91
https://ebookdownlod-8e2d8.firebaseapp.com/N2EPLl0BLoQaBpeq/The%20Grafter%20S%20Handbook%20free%20ebooks%20on%20line.pdf
  Hope this helps

Will

-----Original Message-----
From: uktc-request@xxxxxx.tree-care.info 
<uktc-request@xxxxxx.tree-care.info> On Behalf Of Jerry Ross
Sent: 20 October 2021 22:03
To: UK Tree Care <uktc@xxxxxx.tree-care.info>
Subject: RE: Tetradium (Euodia, Bee bee tree)

Interesting; but would grafting, which involves damaging the tree's tissue, 
be wise near what appears to be a canker caused by an active pathogen? 
(besides, I've never grafted!) Jerry Ross - from my mobile
-------- Original message --------From: "willross583@xxxxxxxxxxx.com" 
<uktc@xxxxxx.tree-care.info> Date: 20/10/2021  18:24  (GMT+00:00) To: UK 
Tree Care <uktc@xxxxxx.tree-care.info> Subject: RE: Tetradium (Euodia, Bee 
bee tree) Jerry,          How about trying bridge grafting, might work if 
there's enough young material on the tree.Will-----Original 
Message-----From: uktc-request@xxxxxx.tree-care.info 
<uktc-request@xxxxxx.tree-care.info> On Behalf Of Jerry RossSent: 20 
October 2021 17:46To: UK Tree Care <uktc@xxxxxx.tree-care.info>Subject: 
Tetradium (Euodia, Bee bee tree)Does anyone at all have any information as 
to what might be causing, and how to treat, this (these) basal canker(s) on 
a Tetradium daniellii.It started a couple of years ago and looked bad but 
the tree has recovered and seems OK, but with two large cankers at the base 
I'm not convinced it won't fall over in a year or two, unless the cankers 
can be stopped in their tracks.Any ideas? Pathogen and/or treatment?Another 
photo of the other side of the trunk follows, plus one of the tree.--The UK 
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