[nafex] Redflesh apple ID
Lucky.Pittman at murraystate.edu
Sat Nov 3 18:51:58 EST 2001
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Red is the least color fast of the colors wood has generaly. But if
>it holds true to color it has real value after the tree is past prime for
>bearing fruit or ornament, certainly beyond the value of firewood. An
>exception is the nut version of pistachio, which at first is a rather bland
>pink turning deeper red with sunlight. Del
I'd wondered about colorfastness, and thought you'd indicated in an earlier
thread that it didn't hold well. Have you ever seen "Deming's Purple" black
walnut? If I'm correct, it's a red/purple pigmented cultivar. Been thinking
about trying to graft it & Lamb's Curly, a figured-grained selection, planting
them close together and see if maybe my grandkids could harvest some purple
curly-grained walnut lumber from resulting seedlings.
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