[permaculture] starting some fruit trees

Paul Kosuth prkosuth at ll.net
Mon Jun 11 22:46:47 EDT 2007

On Jun 11, 2007, at 5:26 PM, lbsaltzman at aol.com wrote:

> I have a dwarf apple that produces reasonable crops under the 
> conditions you are describing, but not as much as similar trees in the 
> sun.  More to the point, is how good the trees are.  I don't know much 
> about Rural King, but many large chain stores sell junky trees that 
> are not on root stocks appropriate to the soils and other conditions 
> of the local area. You might pay a bit more, but consider finding a 
> smaller ethical nursery that has premium quality trees that are 
> appropriate for your area.  Also look for small dedicated wholesale 
> nurseries that grow interesting heritage cultivars and find out who 
> they retail through.
Maybe I should be less impulsive do some more observing, planing and 
searching. Not to mention that the ground is awful hard in the back 
yard right now!!


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