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by theothertkuntz
Mon Feb 27, 2012 1:02 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: Got a question for everyone
Replies: 9
Views: 10066

Re: Got a question for everyone

Arkansas Black will not be very flavorful in your area, if it even survives the winters... I'm growing in PA so not super familiar with your zone order of my preference to meet your criteria: York Imperial. The hardest apple I've ever eaten, very crisp and juicy, harder than Granny but with...
by theothertkuntz
Mon Feb 27, 2012 12:45 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: Plum Curculio
Replies: 2
Views: 5612

Re: Plum Curculio

I agree Imidan is your best bet if you can get it. May be under another name. Look for the active ingredient Phosmet.
by theothertkuntz
Mon Feb 27, 2012 12:38 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: CANKER? w/ Pictures
Replies: 7
Views: 9004

Re: CANKER? w/ Pictures

I was hoping he would reply as to why not copper...oh well. Yes Copper Sulfate is the most readily available product and best natural organic product available to control overwintering cankers such as what you have. Works well on overwintering fire blight as well. Do not use copper once the leaves s...
by theothertkuntz
Mon Feb 27, 2012 12:30 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: id this, please
Replies: 4
Views: 6383

Re: id this, please

Look like Jonathan to me, but hard to tell from a picture.
by theothertkuntz
Mon Feb 27, 2012 12:25 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: pollination for gravenstein
Replies: 4
Views: 7447

Re: pollination for gravenstein

Gravenstein is triploid and pollen sterile. This means Gravenstein will not pollinate other varieties and it needs two other varieties in order to achieve pollination. Hundreds of varieties will work as long as they bloom during the same time. Gravenstein blooms about the same time as Gala and Golde...