[NAFEX] pear rootstocks

tanis cuff tanistanis at hotmail.com
Fri Nov 29 18:14:18 EST 2002

Can I over-emphasize that I have just one pretty nice but unidentified older 
tree which I've tried to propagate ?  Finding that 'Bartlet' roots are 
working the best, so far, for whatever cv I'm using for scion.


>From: "Kevin Bradley" <edforest55 at hotmail.com>
>Reply-To: nafex at lists.ibiblio.org
>To: <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
>Subject: [NAFEX] pear rootstocks
>Date: Sat, 23 Nov 2002 18:38:09 -0600
>I did a little searching on the internet and in nafex archives. Came up 
>with very little. I was trying to find that post done by I think it was Doc 
>Lisenby about pear rootstocks, mentioning either OH x F 513 or OH x F 51. 
>From what I recall, I believe he said that he had tried many of the OH x F 
>stocks and was disappointed but that 51 or 513 was the best bet available 
>but still not what one would expect.
>Has anyone had any experience with these two?
>Thanks for your response Tanis.
>I had just read that Bartlet produces a smaller tree than the generic P 
>communis. And that P betulifolia produces a larger tree.
>Tanis, I get the impression that this was recently discussed, I will look 
>for you posts on OH x F and Bartlet.
>Thanks again
>Kevin Bradley

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