[permaculture] Apricot trees

Kevin email ktopek at houston.rr.com
Wed Jan 8 19:34:04 EST 2003


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Osentowski
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Subject: Re: [permaculture] Apricot trees


Kevin,  If you have a few of the utah apricot seeds to  spare I would like
to try them out here.  I have just reconnected with NAFEX EMAIL
amlacer at earthlink.net    they have  a great newsletter called Pamona  I am
also looking for some sweet pit apricots seeds.   jerome
--
Jerome Osentowski, Director
Central Rocky Mountain Permaculture Institute
PO Box 631
Basalt, CO 81621   U.S.A.

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>From: "Kevin email" <ktopek at houston.rr.com>
>To: <permaculture at lists.ibiblio.org>
>Subject: RE: [permaculture] Apricot trees
>Date: Sun, Jan 5, 2003, 6:18 PM
>

> I too have had very good luck raising apricots mostly true to the pit from
> old Mormon orchards in southern Utah. The only drawback is that they will
> not fruit well in the warmth of southern Texas. Did the one in North
> Carolina flower and fruit this last year Larry? Thanks to Larry and Scott
> for all they have done to promote this forum! !Prospero Ano Nuevo!
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: permaculture-admin at lists.ibiblio.org
> [mailto:permaculture-admin at lists.ibiblio.org]On Behalf Of Jerome
> Osentowski
> Sent: Sunday, January 05, 2003 8:29 AM
> To: permaculture at lists.ibiblio.org
> Subject: Re: [permaculture] Apricot trees
>
>
> Marilyn,   They should come true to about 70%.  I am takeing prop material
> from some 80 year old appricot trees in the valley here and grafting them
> onto hardy root stock. Keep planting out the seeds.  jerome
> --
> Jerome Osentowski, Director
> Central Rocky Mountain Permaculture Institute
> PO Box 631
> Basalt, CO 81621   U.S.A.
>
> Tel/fax (970) 927-4158    E mail: jerome at crmpi.org
>
> For more information, please visit our web site at <<www.crmpi.org>>
>
>
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>>From: CHINAGRVE at aol.com
>>To: permaculture at lists.ibiblio.org
>>Subject: [permaculture] Apricot trees
>>Date: Fri, Jan 3, 2003, 9:56 AM
>>
>
>> My daughter is renting a place with quite a few very large old appricot
>> trees and she had a mega crop last year.   I started about 6 trees from
> the
>> pits but about 15 or more have just sprouted.   What are the chances they
>> will be similar to the parent trees being  they are older standard trees?
>> My land is in the foothills of the mts. of NM so it's not the easiest
> place
>> to grow fruit trees.   I'll be working on a greywater system this
spring -
>> I have a separate bathhouse that I'm going to use the roof and tub water
>> combined to water these trees.  I currently have a few apple and plum
> trees
>> but haven't thought of trees in these numbers before.  Any ideas?
>>
>> Marilyn
>>
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