[NAFEX] high yield apples

O'Barr, R. D. topgun at otelco.net
Sat Jul 15 11:56:05 EDT 2006


Hey, has anyone cleft grafted apples around the 4th of zJuly in zone 7 or
close by? I places 12 varieties of heirloom apples on one tree on 7/3 and it
appears that they will all be takes. If they can mature before freeze gets
them that is.
Topgun
Zone 7 on Brindlee mountain
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To: "North American Fruit Explorers" <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>; "Richard
MURPHY" <murphman108 at msn.com>
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Sent: Friday, July 14, 2006 8:18 PM
Subject: Re: [NAFEX] high yield apples


> macintosh nearly always has prodigios
> ammounts of fruit.
> i think large annual yealds helped
> popularize it with grower.
> if you like it look for
> the less red strains, the orchard i work for
> has 80-90 year old trees, there flavor is
> much better.
> ncb
> 5near4 MA
>
> Quoting Richard MURPHY <murphman108 at msn.com>:
>
> > Here's a broad question;
> >
> > What is the most productive apple variety ? (lbs of fruit per tree)
> >
> >         for processing & juice
> >         color doesn't matter
> >         size / shape matters a little
> >         aromatic, decent apple; no crabs... no sourballs
> >         for zone 4
> >         disease immunity nice; not essential
> >         assume M7 or M111
> >
> > Cast your vote, even without rationale to support it if you like.
> > This should be interesting..............
> >
> > Thanks All.
> >
> > Murph
> >
> > PS   so far I know about Melrose and York, but can't taste either; none
> > around me....
> >
> > M
> >
> >
> >
>
>
>
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