Rootstocks or grafting stakes are manually selected willow branches. They are the first branches in the withybeds to be cut down during harvesting. They meet our strict quality standards. The employees of Van Aalsburg B.V. have been trained in house to select and cut down quality wood. The grafting stakes are sawn or cut to the desired height of the arboriculturists. Their small trees are grafted onto these rootstocks and grown for the ornamentals sector.
The highest quality
Van Aalsburg B.V. has a large number of plots with various types of quality willow trees, also known as Salix. Our company is affiliated with Naktuinbouw (the Netherlands Inspection Service for Horticulture), registered under number 72432. Naktuinbouw promotes and monitors the quality of products, processes and production chains in the horticultural sector and is regulated by the Dutch Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality (LNV).
Van Aalsburg B.V. supplies rootstocks of the highest quality. Large and small quantities. Grown on our own plantations. For many decades. Our aim is to grow plants using as little chemical control as possible. As naturally as possible. Without damage or disease.
Frequently Asked Questions
Grafting stakes are young willow twigs onto which arboriculturists graft their young trees. They are rigorously selected and are the first branches to be cut down during harvesting. The arboriculturists determine the desired height.
Grafting stakes are available from October to March.
Grafting stakes or rootstocks are indispensable for ornamental horticulture. Only the best rootstocks are good enough. The height of the rootstock is determined by the arboriculturist but is approximately 70 to 150 centimetres.
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