[NAFEX] Fairfax strawberry
list at ginda.us
Wed Nov 28 13:33:37 EST 2007
Yes, if you are successful with it, perhaps you can start by selling 'fairfax' runners to your friends at NAFEX.
..... Original Message .......
On Wed, 28 Nov 2007 10:56:28 -0500 road's end farm <organic101 at linkny.com> wrote:
>On Nov 28, 2007, at 7:17 AM, loneroc wrote:
>> Check with the germplasm repository at Cornwallis. Yesterday I
>> received runners of the 'Fairfax' strawberry that I requested from
>> them via e-mail last spring. No cost whatsoever and they were
>> Fed-Exed overnight to my door. Good work USDA!! (I don't have cause
>> to praise them too often.) I stuck 'em in pots--should be no
>> trouble--roots were already forming.
>> Steve Herje
>> Lone Rock, WI USDA Zone 3-4
>> PS: Thanks to whoever suggested Fairfax. It's is one of the parents
>> of Sparkle--my favorite commonly available berry and it's supposed to
>> be even better. It's supposed to grow well in (part?) shade--which is
>> something I can always use.
>How many runners did they send you?
>Are you considering getting Fairfax back on the market?
>Let us know how they do --
>Finger Lakes NY; zone 5 mostly
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