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Monday - June 29, 2009

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


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


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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