[NAFEX] Fairfax strawberry

Ginda Fisher 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.
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Ginda

 ..... Original Message .......
On Wed, 28 Nov 2007 10:56:28 -0500 road's end farm <organic101 at linkny.com> wrote:
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>On Nov 28, 2007, at 7:17 AM, loneroc wrote:
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>> 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.
>>>
>
>Great news!
>
>How many runners did they send you?
>
>Are you considering getting Fairfax back on the market?
>
>Let us know how they do --
>
>--Rivka
>Finger Lakes NY; zone 5 mostly
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