[permaculture] Apricot trees

Jerome Osentowski jerome at crmpi.org
Sun Jan 5 09:28:58 EST 2003

Marilyn,   They should come true to about 70%.  I am takeing prop material
from some 80 year old appricot trees in the valley here and grafting them
onto hardy root stock. Keep planting out the seeds.  jerome
Jerome Osentowski, Director
Central Rocky Mountain Permaculture Institute
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>From: CHINAGRVE at aol.com
>To: permaculture at lists.ibiblio.org
>Subject: [permaculture] Apricot trees
>Date: Fri, Jan 3, 2003, 9:56 AM

> My daughter is renting a place with quite a few very large old appricot
> trees and she had a mega crop last year.   I started about 6 trees from the
> pits but about 15 or more have just sprouted.   What are the chances they
> will be similar to the parent trees being  they are older standard trees?
> My land is in the foothills of the mts. of NM so it's not the easiest place
> to grow fruit trees.   I'll be working on a greywater system this spring -
> I have a separate bathhouse that I'm going to use the roof and tub water
> combined to water these trees.  I currently have a few apple and plum trees
> but haven't thought of trees in these numbers before.  Any ideas?
> Marilyn
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