Skip to Content.
Sympa Menu

nafex - Re: [nafex] M27 rootstock

Subject: North American Fruit Explorers mailing list at ibiblio

List archive

Chronological Thread  
  • From: Ginda Fisher <>
  • To:, nafex mailing list at ibiblio <>,
  • Subject: Re: [nafex] M27 rootstock
  • Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2012 15:36:10 -0400

Our would certainly be fun to identify the various cultivars. But I would be
inclined to wait for fall, taste everything, and decide what I liked.

(and I've read that at least some common rootstocks produce reasonably tasty

Typed with Swype. Who knows what I intended to say?

fuwa fuwa usagi <> wrote:

>Thank you for the response.
>Does anyone know where I can find a link to a picture of the fruit of
>M27? The reason I ask is I recently rediscovered a planting I made some
>8 years ago of some 39 varieties of apples on M27. The rabbits had a
>feast and gnawed everything in site, which naturally regrew, but the
>issue becomes is it the scion or the rootstock that regrew. but I can
>tell some stuff must have survived as the bloom rates a radically
>different on several (they are probably Northern Spy based on their
>location and the fact they re still dormant and I grafted several NS).
>It is sort of mystery as to what survived. But an intriguing one as I
>have a grid of what I planted only need to identify a few varieties in
>order to apply it. OF course knowing what the rootstock fruit looks
>like will greatly simplify the task.
>One intersting thing is M27 must root a lot easier than I thought, as
>many of the bush/trees were blown over and rooted in several places and
>the rootstock grew laterally underground.
>Message: 2
>Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2012 20:49:50 -0500
>From: sherwin <>
>Subject: Re: [nafex] M27 rootstock
>To:, nafex mailing list at ibiblio
> <>
>Message-ID: <>
>Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1; format=flowed
>On 3/29/2012 3:40 PM, fuwa fuwa usagi wrote:
>> Does anyone know is M27 fruits and if it does what does the apple
>look like?
>> tfb
> All apple rootstocks I know of will produce fruit, but it is
>terrible tasting. You can let yours
> grow to satisfy your curiosity. Certain rootstocks, like Quince
>will give an edible fruit, but
> your M27 won't.
> Sherwin Dubren
>The Free Email with so much more!
>=====> <=====
>nafex mailing list
>aubscribe/unsubscribe|user config|list info:
>message archives
>Google message archive search:
>site: [searchstring]
>nafex list mirror sites:
>Avant Geared

Archive powered by MHonArc 2.6.24.

Top of Page