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Unformatted text preview: soil on the other hand the better season is autumn, since in spring there is far too much wetness to preserve the graft so long as bleeding still persists. Some set this autumnal season at thirty days. It is also reasonable that trees so grafted should bear F ner fruit, especially when the scion is from a cultivated tree and the stock from a wild tree of the same bark, since the scion is better fed because the stock is strong (this is why it is recommended to plant wild olives F rst and later graft them with cultivated buds or twigs). For the grafts hold better to the stronger tree, and since this tree attracts more food they make it a F ner producer. Indeed if one should reverse the procedure and graft wild scions on a cultivated stock, there would be a certain improvement in the wild crop but no F ne fruit. Let this suf F ce for the discussion of planting in the sense of grafting....
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