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by Desert NP
Mon Oct 28, 2013 2:39 pm
Forum: Apples, Cider and Variety and Other Fruit Questions
Topic: Growing Thompson Seedless and Red Seedless in hot dry desert
Replies: 2
Views: 5196

Growing Thompson Seedless and Red Seedless in hot dry desert

Location: Hot dry Desert mid California 10 miles north of Mexicali, Mx. Both varieties do well if sufficient water provided. Both are trellised. The Red Seedless often will develop a loose bunched second crop in Sept/October. Must be covered with net to protect from birds. Wrap trunks with old magaz...
by Desert NP
Mon Oct 28, 2013 2:03 pm
Forum: Apples, Cider and Variety and Other Fruit Questions
Topic: Low Chill cider variety East of Atlanta
Replies: 7
Views: 10116

Re: Low Chill cider variety East of Atlanta

Hi! I live in hot dry desert - Central Calif border,10 miles North of Mexicali, Mx. Temps of 115* routine in summer. Very low chill area. Best apple has been Anna -- 6 year old tree delivered 20+ lbs this year. Early crop- will ripen on tree (if beasties don't eat) or will ripen on kitchen counter. ...