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Monday - June 29, 2009

From: BROWNSVILLE, TX
Region: Southwest
Topic: Seed and Plant Sources
Title: Who does pecan grafting in Brownsville, TX?
Answered by: Jimmy Mills

QUESTION:

Who does pecan tree grafting in Brownsville TX? I planted a pecan. It is now about 8' tall, and about 3 years old.

ANSWER:

Well, Mr. Smarty Plants doesn't personally know who is grafting pecan trees in Brownsville, but here are a couple of sources that can probably help you find out.

The Texas Pecan Growers Association.

The Cameron County office of Texas AgriLife Extension .

This Aggie-Horticulture website includes a movie that explains how to graft pecan trees.

 

 

 

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