[nafex] FW: Skinny Peach Trees

Bill Russell shaman at pennswoods.net
Mon Dec 3 13:21:24 EST 2001


Where I come from, the old timers believe that you grow the best peaches
from seeds that you plant yourself.

Bill

Z5

----- Original Message -----
From: "Tom Olenio" <tolenio at sentex.net>
To: <nafex at yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Monday, December 03, 2001 12:16 PM
Subject: Re: [nafex] FW: Skinny Peach Trees


> Hi,
>
> 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?
>
> Later,
> Tom
>
> "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
> > Gardeners
> >
> > ___________________________________________
> >
> > 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. --
>
> Thomas Olenio
> Ontario, Canada
> Hardiness Zone 6a
>
>
>
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