[NAFEX] figs,mulberry and jujuge oh my!
needhamgr at hotmail.com
Thu Jun 26 11:52:28 EDT 2003
Sorry about that Sam! I have had to live with those realities too, in
reverse- too hot and humid to grow some stuff well- apples and plums have
been a real challenge, and Ribes are all still illegal in North Carolina, so
no gooseberries, currants, or jostas for me.... Still, I am very thankful
for the plants I can grow, and usually I have found something to fill every
time of year that we can eat! Best of luck!
>From: Sam Franc <franc at oregonfast.net>
>Reply-To: North American Fruit Explorers <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
>To: North American Fruit Explorers <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
>Subject: Re: [NAFEX] figs,mulberry and jujuge oh my!
>Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2003 21:18:46 -0700
>Needham Greg wrote:
>>Oh no! Try corresponding with Lon R.- he has fruited jujube in Oregon,
>>though I don't know if it was maritime, and might be able to help you!
>>Might be you would need to pick your earliest cultivar, put it in a
>>heat-absorbing pot in the most hot, sunny and punishing summer-like spot
>>you have, with southern exposure and something to reflect heat onto the
>>plant during the day and release some heat at night... just some
>>thoughts. I know my jujubes have not liked being planted in less than the
>>hottest and sunniest spot I have- they survived but never fruited if put
>>in half-sun or a cooler spot. Sorry, but I hope there is still hope!
>I have to face the facts.
>Ron lives in a much hotter climate in the valley.
>He can grow all sorts of stuff there.
>He might even get away with some oranges or at least kumquats.
>But not here.
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