[nafex] ,prunus rootstocks

del stubbs pinewoodel at hotmail.com
Tue May 15 23:23:51 EDT 2001


Thanks! I didn't know of the root sucker habit of virginiana., and the 
article didn't mention it.  So the ones I graft will then be in the forest 
edge, not the orchard proper. I'm curious about this prunus nigra, I just 
presumed what we had wild here was 'americana'. Mn. Del


>From: "H.Dessureault" <inter.verbis at atreide.net>

>Beware moving this in your nursery, if you don't want to spend your time 
>pulling roots.
>Prunus virginiana has the unfortunate habit of spreading wildly from the 
>root. It can send numerous underground shoots many feet. When you graft 
>something on this type of prunus, it soon finds itself tighly surrounded by 
>bushes of choke cherries.
>
>
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