[NAFEX] Montrose Apricot

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Wed Apr 25 00:42:27 EDT 2007


On Apr 24, 2007, at 8:12 PM, Doreen Howard wrote:

> Does anyone know if Montrose apricot is self-fertile or does it  
> need a pollinator?  The tree I grew from a pit is flowering for the  
> first time this year.  It's the first fruit tree to blossom by  
> almost a week.  The Asian pears (Korean Giant & Shinseki) are now  
> blooming, and it looks like all the apples and the Saturn peach  
> will flower by the weekend.  After that late Arctic blast and heavy  
> snow, I didn't know if there would be blossoms.  But there are!   
> Hope springs eternal with fruit growers, I guess.
> Doreen Howard
> Zone 4b--IL-WI Border
> _______________________________________________

I know that puget gold is self-fertile, since there's not another  
apricot within a couple of miles.  My understanding is that apricots  
in general are self-fertile.

Ginda
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