[NAFEX] Fairfax strawberry
road's end farm
organic101 at linkny.com
Wed Nov 28 10:56:28 EST 2007
On Nov 28, 2007, at 7:17 AM, loneroc wrote:
> Check with the germplasm repository at Cornwallis. Yesterday I
> received runners of the 'Fairfax' strawberry that I requested from
> them via e-mail last spring. No cost whatsoever and they were
> Fed-Exed overnight to my door. Good work USDA!! (I don't have cause
> to praise them too often.) I stuck 'em in pots--should be no
> trouble--roots were already forming.
> Steve Herje
> Lone Rock, WI USDA Zone 3-4
> PS: Thanks to whoever suggested Fairfax. It's is one of the parents
> of Sparkle--my favorite commonly available berry and it's supposed to
> be even better. It's supposed to grow well in (part?) shade--which is
> something I can always use.
How many runners did they send you?
Are you considering getting Fairfax back on the market?
Let us know how they do --
Finger Lakes NY; zone 5 mostly
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