Fw: Re: [nafex] Apricot for Boston?]
Helga and Bert Dunn
helbert at idirect.com
Tue Sep 11 19:13:03 EDT 2001
Sorry fo r the delay- have been out of town
My largest sucess has been with alpricot ( apricot x almond) V60031. We get
flooded with fruit about 2 out of 5 years. The other 3 years we get frozen
out. I got mine from Grimo Nut farm- Ernie has a website- see Google under
Grimo; however, I don't think he'll ship stateside. Ask him
I alos have approx 10 Harrow varieties, they don't do well here- too darn
Bert Dunn RR4 Tottenham Ont zone 4b
see also http://www.littlefatwino.com/bertslist.html
THINK BLENDING, NOT VARIETALS
Sent: Friday, September 07, 2001 9:14 PM
Subject: [Fwd: Re: [nafex] Apricot for Boston?]
> Bert, Tom Olenio suggested I ask your advice. Thanks for any info you
> can offer.
> Ginda Fisher
> -------- Original Message --------
> On Fri, 7 Sep 2001, Ginda Fisher wrote:
> > I would like to buy an apricot tree as a housewarming gift for a
> > friend. He just moved to a place in Cambridge, MA, which is a warm zone
> > 6 or a cool zone 7, with relatively cool summers.
> > I can't find the previous discussion of "Tomcot", but remember someone
> > praising it for northern growers. It seems to need a pollinator,
> > though, and there's only room for one tree.
> > Any recommendations? Also, Apricots don't seem to be all that commonly
> > sold, so I'd appreciate advice on where to buy one mail order. I'm at
> > ginda at concentric.net if you don't want to write about nurseries to the
> > whole list.
> > Thanks,
> > Ginda
> Hi Ginda,
> Contact Bert Dunn for information. His email address is;
> helbert at idirect.com
> Bert grows apricots in Canada hardiness zone 4a and should have some
> advice as far as varieties go.
> He will not be able to ship you a tree, but he has some experience with
> cold hardiness.
> Thomas Olenio
> Ontario, Hardiness Zone 6a
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