[NAFEX] Are interstocks on pecans common?
hans-brinkmann at t-online.de
Wed Mar 7 07:29:15 EST 2007
probably some Hickory varieties are like some of our German Juglans
We have e.g. one quite new and very resistant "Miracle of Monrepos"
which is unfortunately very difficult to graft.
Sometimes even walnut nurseries do not have any success at all with the
wrong Juglans regia rootstock.
We say, the more related, the better the grafting results, but this is
only a rule for some difficult varieties.
I stratified already "Carlson 3" Pecan and right today I ordered
additionally from the USA
the only available Pecan: "Snaps" as possible rootstocks.
Thank you very much!
Lucky Pittman schrieb:
> At 02:20 PM 3/6/2007, Hans wrote:
>> And let me import more Northern Pecan seeds from USA as rootstock for
>> probably all different Carya.
> Even at that, there are varietal differences between different
> 'seed-strains' of northern pecan - and Southern pecan, as well.
> Here in Kentucky, seedlings of the "Major" pecan, a selection from a
> 400-acre native pecan forest in the Green River delta(where the
> "Green River" pecan also originated) are the preferred seedling
> rootstock for pecans and most hickories. I also like seedlings of
> "Peruque" for this purpose.
> However, the choice of seed-strain parent for pecan/hickory growers
> in Kansas or Michigan might be quite different.
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