[NAFEX] bush cherry seedlings
Lon J. Rombough
lonrom at hevanet.com
Mon Feb 9 20:37:12 EST 2009
The seedlings might take as little as a year to bear, but they won't be
identical to the parent. You'll likely get a big mix of traits and
productivity, though some may be pretty good. The Jan/Joy/Joel bush
cherries are usually started from cuttings.
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On Feb 9, 2009, at 4:32 PM, <kbrubaker at nc.rr.com> wrote:
Has anyone tried growing seedlings from the joy/joel bush cherry
(Prunus japonica X Prunus jacquemontii) and found them worthwhile? The
named varieties are very productive here (5-10lbs/bush each year) and
only require a couple light dustings of BT, so I would like to try more
While replenishing the mulch this past weekend, I found about 30 seeds
sprouting at the base of two of the plants - must be escapees from the
harvest last year. I'm curious to see how they would turn out, but not
if it will take another 25 years of breeding to get bushes with decent
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