[nafex] Does anyone have a superior-fruiting Nanking-cherry? (even a seedling)

John S swim_at_svc at yahoo.com
Wed Jan 16 23:11:02 EST 2013

Hi,  If my memory is correct, Edible Landscaping was selling 3 different lines of white Nanking which were labeled, at one point, as #1, #2 and #3 due to needing two for pollination.  I've grown both #1 and #2 and both produced sweet, delicious fruit for me, although flavor would have to be labeled as mild.  I've been very happy with them, although one of the plants died two years ago.  The very best feature is that the robins don't seem to pay attention to them, allowing a relatively easy harvest.  I think the robins are focused on another fruit at the time these Nankings are ripening.


--- On Wed, 1/16/13, Steven Covacci <filtertitle at aol.com> wrote:

> From: Steven Covacci <filtertitle at aol.com>
> Subject: [nafex] Does anyone have a superior-fruiting Nanking-cherry? (even a seedling)
> To: nafex at lists.ibiblio.org
> Date: Wednesday, January 16, 2013, 4:26 PM
> Hi,
> Does anyone have a superior-fruiting Nanking-cherry? 
> (even a seedling)
> Edible Landscaping seems to have one or more white-fruited
> (supposedly sweet - I didn't find that to be the case for
> one that I received) cultivars or seed-propogated
> seedlings.
> Steve 
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