עברית

Grafting

Birkat ha’ilanot on fruit bowl trees

Rabbi Yoel Friedman

Can I say birkat ha’ilanot on a tree with several types of fruit growing on it?

Grafting blueberries onto a strawberry tree

Rabbi Avraham Sochovolsky

I grow different types of berries. Can I graft a blueberry onto a strawberry tree (they are from the same family).

Grafting several types of citrus fruit onto one tree

Rabbi Ehud Ahituv

Is it permissible to graft several types of citrus fruit (tangerine, lemon, orange, etc.) onto one tree?

Issues involved in planting trees in my home garden

Rabbi David Eigner

If I bought sapling for my garden at home, when I bought them from a person who I don’t know (he looks like he is religious; he was wearing a kipa), is there a problem for me to plant them in my garden? Please note that there are five different trees: 1) lemon, 2) orange, 3) tangerine, 4) pomelo, 5) guava.

Thank you.

Tending to an apricot tree grafted onto an almond scion

Rabbi Ehud Ahituv

I bought and planted an apricot tree in my garden, which later on I found out was an almond tree with an apricot branch grafted onto it. Does this constitute kila’im? If so, what should I do with the tree?

Birkat ha’ilanot on trees grafted in a forbidden manner (1)

Rabbi Yoel Friedemann

Can one say birkat ha’ilanot on trees grafted in a forbidden fashion?

Birkat ha’ilanot on trees grafted in a forbidden manner

Rabbi Yoel Friedemann

Can one say birkat ha’ilanot on trees grafted in a forbidden fashion?

Grafting: Where is there a list of all the kosher combinations? (1)

Rabbi Yehuda HaLevy Amichay

Is it permissible to plant a tree from a lemon tree scion grafted onto a hushhash (sour orange) rootstock? Is there a comprehensive list of all the permissible grafting combinations? Are there any nurseries that follow halacha?

 

Grafting pecan scion onto an oak tree outside of Israel

Rabbi Moshe Bloom

I live in the Diaspora. I have three mature Burr Oaks growing in the front of my property which give a lot of burr acorns. They are edible, though we do not eat them. My property is too small to add pecan trees in it, and I do not wish to destroy good trees. Is there a halachic way to graft some pecan branches onto the burr oaks in order to yield pecan nuts?

Using an aloe vera leaf to facilitate shoots taking root

Rabbi David Eigner | Emunat Itecha 125, Tishrei 5780 September 2019

Recently, farmers have begun inserting shoots into aloe vera leafs for moisture and protection against fungus. Is this considered prohibited grafting?