rhoras at nuttrees.com
Fri Sep 30 15:26:04 EDT 2005
We are in a Zone 4 (temperatures to -35 degrees F.) and have grown paw paw
over 30 years. All of our selections are seedlings grown from the
Fairchilds-Zimmerman hybrid, Davis selections,
and other varieties from selected trees.
They have produced fruits up to 10 ounces on many of the trees.
Over the years while transplanting the seedlings, we use a mixture of
terralite and other substances mixed
with the soil and have had excellent results. We normally do not
transplant until the seedlings are 3 to 4 years
of age. We transplant these in an area that has not been mowed and we let
the grass,etc. grow up around the trees
within 2 feet of the trees. The rest we keep mowed. We normally water at
least once every 10 days if needed.
This has worked very well for us.
Rhora's Nut Farm & Nursery,
32983 Wills Road,
At 12:19 PM 27/09/2005, you wrote:
>we get -2 degrees about twice a season, and a low of 6 or 7 a few
>times. most years this is a 7a zone.
>Goodwill at Homefields Farm
>150 Letort Rd
>Millersville, PA 17551
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