[nafex] Does anyone have experience with plantcares.com?

Ruth Klatt rakla at wat.midco.net
Wed Apr 11 21:20:52 EDT 2012

A couple of decades ago I ordered Siberian "C"  peach trees and also a 
Montclair peach.   The Montclair has the habit of being a double trunk tree 
and does not usually live long (mine did not either).   Apricots can be 
grafted to peach, but not peach to apricot rootstocks.  These were ordered 
from Bear Creek Nursery in Washington, which is no longer in business. 
Siberian peaches did very well in zone 4a.   We were able to order Siberian 
C from the conservation nursery in North Dakota up until this spring.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Patsy King" <pking888 at gmail.com>
To: <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Wednesday, April 11, 2012 4:02 PM
Subject: [nafex] Does anyone have experience with plantcares.com?

> Hi all,  and especially Bob Purvis and apricot folks, I encountered the
> site plantcares.com, which has a link on its left side of the page for
> "plant database".  When I clicked that and then to apricots, I encountered
> all sorts of wonderful sounding varieties, not to mention a rootstock mont
> clare or mount claire ? that I had not heard of.  When I googled the
> apricot varieties, all I found were UK sites selling them. However, I have
> emailed the customer service at plantcares.com, and he said they were 
> grown
> by 2 different US nurseries that they get the trees from.  I can't find 
> any
> info on this company...do any of you know about them?  They show an 
> address
> in Louisville KY.  Here is the link to the scrumptious sounding apricot
> page:
> http://www.plantcares.com/apricot-tree
> Thanks for any info anybody has about them!
> Patsy
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