[nafex] what new for the spring?

Gordon Nofs gc_nofs at hotmail.com
Fri Jan 4 15:27:08 EST 2002


If looking for Pawpaw seedlings or grafted Varieties
Check with Larry Sibley, Son in law of the pawpaw man Corwin Davis. He with 
his wife now own Corwins Nursery which is Tolgate Gardens. He sends out 
potted pawpaws and I recommend them.  Try tol3gate1 at juno.com  for 
catalog.That's TOL3
  If that don't go through here is address and Phone Number. Tell him Gordon 
recommended him.
Larry @ Lynn Sibley
20802 Junction Rd.
Bellevue, MI. 49021-9541
Phone: 616-781-5887

     Gordon==================================


----Original Message Follows----
From: "Lon J. Rombough" <lonrom at hevanet.com>
Reply-To: nafex at yahoogroups.com
To: nafex at yahoogroups.com
Subject: Re: [nafex] what new for the spring?
Date: Thu, 03 Jan 2002 21:05:27 -0800

     Depending on where you are, Prinsepia is susceptible to Pseudomonas and
brown rot and the fruits, while tasting of cherry, have about 1/8 inch of
flesh (in the good ones) over a large, rough pit.  Very sparse bearing in
many places.
     Yellowhorn tastes like a raw potato, IF you live long enough to see it
in bearing.
     Fruit of Magnolia vine (Schizandra) is known as Chinese Five Flavor
fruit.  Interesting, but very acid.  Young vine is very attractive to slugs
and requires shade - burns off in full sun.
     Currants and gooseberries - look up Hartmann's Plant Co. in Michigan -
they have a much better selection.
     Also, transplanting of pawpaws is HARD.  Better to start your own
seedlings and graft them.
-Lon Rombough
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 >From: "lostman_amiga" <lostman_amiga at yahoo.com>
 >To: nafex at yahoogroups.com
 >Subject: [nafex] what new for the spring?
 >Date: Thu, Jan 3, 2002, 7:37 PM
 >

 >Now that the new plant catlogs are starting to show up at my
 >door, I am starting to plant for spring.
 >
 >(Its helping get through the snow storm we are now in)
 >
 >I was wondering what new stuff (if any) everyone will be planting
 >this year? Because I am still a novice at all this, I find myself
 >oooing and ahhhing over the plants I see, like a child in a toys-R-us
 >store (and just like when I was a kid, I find that most I can't have).
 >
 >Anyway, this is list of plants I am looking over. Any suggestion or
 >warnings would be appreciated.
 >
 >Cherry Prinsepia
 >Chilean Wintergreen
 >Chiniese Raisin Tree (The one Lester Davis had in his yard was very tasty)
 >Magnolia Vine/Strawberry Vine
 >PawPaw (to replace the one that died)
 >Yellowhorn
 >
 >Lasty, I want to get a few Currents or Goosberries or both.
 >(I was told Crandells are a good bet)
 >
 >
 >
 >
 >
 >
 >
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Gordon C. Nofs
Flint, Michigan
gc_nofs at hotmail.com


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