[nafex] looking for a hardiness listing of peach rootstock

mIEKAL aND qazingulaza at gmail.com
Wed Sep 24 19:10:25 EDT 2014


funny, I just wrote them to see if they have an Krymsk 1 for sale…  but are they saying they'll use Manchurian apricot for peach rootstock?  My manchurians are 15-20 feet high and the opposite of dwarfing..

~mIEKAL

On Sep 24, 2014, at 5:54 PM, Dan Nave wrote:

> Cummins nursery wrote: "We have had graft union sensitivity with first Krymsk 86 and now Krymsk 1 in many varieties, we always lose an inordinate number of trees to breakage at the time of digging. The hope has been that these unions would strengthen over time, which does seem to happen in the case of many varieties. But all in all I think we are ready to abandon the Krymsk 1 for apricots (and peach, but not plum), in spite of the cold hardiness and the dwarfing qualities. For the spring 2014 season we are returning to the use of Manchurian"
> 
> Dan



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