[NAFEX] Plums

MARIE ASHTON bwoodtx at verizon.net
Sat Aug 2 12:03:04 EDT 2008


Michael is correct as to the genetic characteristics of some plums such as European plums but Japanese hybrid plums sometimes contain 4 or 5 species in their breeding and can be very diverse genetically. So if you have a European plum seed and want to try to propagate it you have a good chance of getting something like the parent/s. On the other hand if you have a 'Japanese' plum you could wind up with something that might not be desirable. 

Regards,
Richard Ashton
Oak Creek Orchard
www.oakcreekorchard.com
bwoodtx at verizon.net
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