[NAFEX] Pollination of high bush cranberry and autumn olive
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Fri Sep 4 16:29:55 EDT 2009
Does anyone have any experience with pollination issues for these plants?
I've got an autumn olive that is about 10 years old and has only had two
or three fruits ever! What I've read has indicated that it's
self-fertile. Could there be other factors why it's not fruiting? It
does flower well. I've planted another variety nearby to see if that
makes a difference.
As for the Viburnum trilobum, it isn't native here so there aren't
others around to pollinate it. Again, I've had the impression it is
self-fertile but it has flowered well two years in a row (it's probably
about 5 years old) and has set only two or three fruits. Any experience
with this? Guess I'll need to plant another but I'm concerned if there
are other issues affecting the fruit set, since it may take another 4 or
5 years to get a new one big enough to do the job.
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