[NAFEX] Source for Apricot i.e. cv. 'Tom Cot' and root-stock question.

mIEKAL aND qazingulaza at gmail.com
Thu May 19 11:34:10 EDT 2011


Tomcot is hardy to what zone? Would it go down to -25F?

On Thu, May 19, 2011 at 9:46 AM, Scott Smith <scott at cs.jhu.edu> wrote:

> Tomcot is available from any Dave Wilson retailer, for example Peaceful
> Valley.  Its probably too late this year.  Based on my experience, Tomcot is
> head and shoulders above any other apricot variety for reliability and
> quality on the east coast.
>
> I have found Krymsk 1 to be quite dwarfing on apricots so I would consider
> that rootstock.  Raintree was at one point selling it in small quantity.  It
> was discussed on this list back in April.  I also have apricots on several
> other stocks and all are doing fine (peach, manchurian, tourinel, nemagard).
>
> Scott z7 MD
>


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