[nafex] columnar form

del stubbs pinewoodel at hotmail.com
Tue May 8 13:07:41 EDT 2001




>From: "Lon J. Rombough" <lonrom at hevanet.com>

>I would call that strong apical dominance, not necessarily columnar.  An
>adult columnar apple has a very upright growth habit, rather like a 
>Lombardy
>poplar, with few limbs and narrow crotch angles.  The limbs themselves are
>covered with spurs, top to bottom.

Lon, the  prunifolia had  nearly horizontal crotch angles, so apically 
dominant they are.  Del







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