[NAFEX] Fast Fruit
naomi at oznayim.us
Fri May 29 08:46:45 EDT 2009
Melons are not boring at all. Zone 6 Idaho.. If I get them in on time is a
wonderful melon climate. I particularly enjoy the Old Israeli Original,
closely followed by Charentais, Ha Ogen, Galia, orange honeydew. I am
always open to new delights so after reading "The Passionate Melon grower"
and examining Glen Drown's seed offerings I have added quite a few new
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[mailto:nafex-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org] On Behalf Of Melissa Kacalanos
Sent: Friday, May 29, 2009 5:55 AM
To: North American Fruit Explorers
Subject: Re: [NAFEX] Fast Fruit
Would it be too boring to suggest strawberries and raspberries? You can get
a few fruit the year you plant them.
And melons. I'm just about to plant some between my baby plum trees to make
use of the space.
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From: Hilborn.E at epamail.epa.gov <Hilborn.E at epamail.epa.gov>
Subject: [NAFEX] Fast Fruit
To: "North American Fruit Explorers" <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
Date: Thursday, May 28, 2009, 10:23 PM
I have been pleasantly surprised by some of my recent fruit explorations.
My Ichi Ki Kei Jiro Asian persimmon bore fruit during its second year in my
orchard; my seedless Che fruit tree has set fruit during its second (this)
year (it remains to be seen if it will bear successfully); my Regent
juneberry bore during the first year in my orchard, as has my Blue Moon
honeyberry. My Brown Turkey and Latarulla figs have set fruit during their
second year. My Illinois Everbearing mulberry set fruit during its third
Are their other fruits people would recommend for those who are just
starting and want fast fruit?
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