[NAFEX] Different Rootstocks for Honeycrisp

David Doud doudone at netusa1.net
Thu Apr 10 21:49:09 EDT 2003


here's a contact for HC propagation/royalties....

Teika Pakalns, Ph.D.

Licensing Associate
Patents & Technology Marketing
University of Minnesota
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Minneapolis, MN  55455-2070

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----- Original Message -----
From: "Bruce D Kelley" <drfruit at juno.com>
To: <sgroppino at sgroppino.com>; <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Thursday, April 10, 2003 8:14 PM
Subject: Re: [NAFEX] Different Rootstocks for Honeycrisp


> Re: Honeycrisp trees-
>
> I have but one Honeycrisp I purchased on M-111.  It is one of the best
> trees & apples in my orchard; a nice large pyramidal tree.  The fruit is
> excellent.  My question, though is this - how do you go about sending the
> patent fees?  Do you need a license first, or can you just send the
> correct fee for each treee you propagate?  I have long wanted to
> propagate some of the better varieties of patented fruit for sale & gifts
> (such as Einset grape, Pristine & Honeycrisp apple) but do not know where
> to send the patent fees.  Any help would be appreciated!
>
> Bruce
>
> On Wed, 9 Apr 2003 21:48:42 -0400 "Sgroppino Farms"
> <sgroppino at sgroppino.com> writes:
> > Hey folks. . .
> >
> > I'm curious what people's experiences have been growing Honeycrisp
> > on a wide variety of rootstocks.  Many of the postings I've read on
> > Honeycrisp seem to be addressing the fragile graft union problems
> > when grafting it onto Bud 9 or M26 or another dwarfing stock.  I'm
> > going to be growing a number of Honeycrisp on Antanovka, Bud 118,
> > Bud 490 and on a Bud 9/111 Interstem and would very much like to
> > hear what kind of successes (or problems) people have had with
> > Honeycrisp on these other rootstocks.  How long will I need to stake
> > the Bud 9/111 Interstem before the tree will no longer require
> > staking?   Will Honeycrisp on Bud 118 or Antanovka have me old and
> > gray (I'm 39) before I see my first good crop?   What kind of yields
> > can I expect on mature Honeycrisp trees using these rootstocks?
> >
> > Any/all advice greatly appreciated.
> >
> > John
> >
> > * * * * *
> >
> > John A Gasbarre
> > Sgroppino Farms
> > Vinalhaven Island, Maine
> > sgroppino at sgroppino.com
> > USDA Zone 5
>
>
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