[NAFEX] tree death
shaman at pennswoods.net
Sun Aug 11 23:38:04 EDT 2002
Thanks for the comments Lon.
I will nick the bark and look for signs of life.
I do not have any more of the wood to send tgo Geneva. However, i did gove
some to graftring NAFEXers a few years ago. I'll check with them.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Lon J. Rombough" <lonrom at hevanet.com>
To: <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Saturday, August 10, 2002 11:08 AM
Subject: Re: [NAFEX] tree death
> Sounds like there was virus in the tree. The tree was able to withstand
> effects of the virus until the added shock of the defoliation came along.
> Have you nicked the bark to see if the wood is alive or dead underneath?
> you think the variety is special and you can still get some, send it off
> the NCGR at Geneva. They may be able to clean up the virus and identify
> variety, if it isn't a seedling.
> -Lon Rombough
> Grapes, writing, consulting, more, plus word on my grape book at
> >From: "Bill Russell" <shaman at pennswoods.net>
> >To: <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
> >Subject: [NAFEX] tree death
> >Date: Sat, Aug 10, 2002, 7:40 AM
> >I wonder if anyone has any thoughts on what is happening with my apple
> >A few years ago a friend grafted my dying (wonderful but unidentified)
> >ancient backyard apple tree onto a semidwarf rootstock. It has grown
> >and produced it's first blossoms this spring. However, we had a severe
> >spring frost that removed the leaves. So far, the leaves have not
> >and the tree looks dead. Other trees,vines, bushes etc. that were
> >have revived.
> >What's happening here? Is this a common occurrence? Can I expect the tree
> >leaf out in the spring?
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