[nafex] Compatable pears???

Steve sdw12986 at aol.com
Mon Mar 26 22:46:04 EDT 2012

I agree that the result is surprising. Not what I would have expected.

On 3/26/2012 10:26 PM, Jim Fruth wrote:
>      A friend has a wild pear (pyrus spp.) that bears inedible fruit.  To
> help him out, I grafted scionwood from my pears onto his wild pear.  His
> tree accepted all of my grafts.  Several of those grafts were from my Ure
> Pear.  When I saw the abundance of edible fruit on his tree, I grafted his
> wild pear scionwood onto my Ure but the Ure rejected all grafts.  That is
> curious:  How can scions be accepted onto a tree whose scions are rejected
> by the other?  I guess that is one of the mysteries of Nature.
> Jim Fruth
> Brambleberry Fruit Farm
> 4002 Davis Street
> Pequot Lakes, MN  56472
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