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This is my journey in cactus grafting. Franky because grafting is like frankenstein by theory. One grafting cactuses book of the best websites i' ve seen about grafting cacti is " kada' s garden" website. The main website can be a little confusing to navigate, so here' grafting cactuses book s the link to the article page with several about grafting. Most importantly he has an article on the grafting cactuses book different rootstocks you. Grafting cactus plants grafting cactuses book is a straightforward method of propagation which even a novice gardener can try. Different species work better with different methods but a brief cactus grafting guide follows with basic instructions on how to graft a cactus in this article.
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