[NAFEX] Jan, Joy, Joel cherries vs nanking vs carmine jewel
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Mon Mar 1 18:50:36 EST 2010
Yes, I realized that after I wrote. I'm glad to clear that up. So how
does the Carmine Jewel fit in compared to J/J/J and Nanking? I've seen
a lot on the list about Carmine Jewel but I think I missed this part.
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John S wrote:
> For me, the issue is that Joel fruits at a later time than Nanking's,
> thus significantly extending the fruiting season for cherries. I
> understand the plants eventually get bigger if trained upward.
> My white Nankings from the same place as yours fruited this year. I
> was quite pleased with them. They were replacement plants from an
> earlier purchase that was supposed to be white, but was not. I was
> told that there had been a problem from their supplier. I am hoping
> to get some more white ones in years to come. Birds are a problem
> here with the red nankings (robins mostly)
> --- On *Mon, 3/1/10, Jay Cutts /<orders at cuttsreviews.com>/* wrote:
> From: Jay Cutts <orders at cuttsreviews.com>
> Subject: Re: [NAFEX] Jan, Joy, Joel cherries
> To: "North American Fruit Explorers" <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
> Date: Monday, March 1, 2010, 5:21 PM
> I have grown all three, hoping to beat the odds of having the flowers
> killed by late frost (NM, 7000 ft.) I have occassionally gotten some
> fruit on the Joy and Jan. The Joel did not survive. However, this
> thread got me thinking that my Nankings fruit much more regularly,
> larger plants and have bigger and tastier fruit, so I'm wondering now
> why bother with J/J/J. when I could have Nankings. Just throwing
> out for thought.
> Btw, vis a vis the recent discussion of Nanking, mine are quite
> Not sure where I got my oldest one. Two others are from Edible
> Landscaping. One was supposed to be white but turned out not to be.
> Its fruits are quite nice. They did send me a white one and it
> fruited yet. I'm perfectly happy with my little Nanking fruits. The
> birds don't seem to find them, as they are hidden inside the canopy.
> Jay Cutts
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