[nafex] FW: Skinny Peach Trees
tolenio at sentex.net
Mon Dec 3 12:16:05 EST 2001
And is it true you have an 85% chance of producing a similar
peach tree from a stone from such a tree?
Anyone got stones from a columnar peach?
"Lon J. Rombough" wrote:
> From: "ARS News Service" <isnv at ars-grin.gov>
> To: "ARS News List" <ars-news at ars-grin.gov>
> Subject: Skinny Peach Trees
> Date: Mon, Dec 3, 2001, 6:45 AM
> STORY LEAD:
> Skinny Peach Trees: Good for Commercial Growers and Home
> ARS News Service
> Agricultural Research Service, USDA
> Judy McBride, (301) 504-1628, jmcbride at ars.usda.gov
> December 3, 2001
> Skinny peach trees under evaluation in experimental
> orchards across the
> United States and in three foreign countries could give
> homeowners two for
> the price of one: an attractive, space-saving tree plus
> sweet and juicy,
> full-size peaches.
> Commercial peach growers would reap even more benefit from
> the new tree
> forms--a "columnar" and an "upright"--developed by
> Agricultural Research
> Service scientists. --
Hardiness Zone 6a
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