Late Summer Grafting, Keeping Trees from Going Dormant?

I did some late summer grafting of a few trees that just started leafing out a month ago – two persimmons and a few apples. The wood hasn’t hardened off yet. I’m thinking of keeping them inside under lights for the winter and just not letting them go dormant for a year. Does anyone have experience with this? Sound like an okay plan? Thanks

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It should work with additional lighting. If not enough light the trees will be very leggy.



Could there be an upside to the tree getting a little leggy, say for the purpose of using the trees for tall spindle plantings?
Since the trees are pretty much on a trellis and supported their entire length would they not thicken up just fine once put back outside?