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by scottnc
Sat Mar 30, 2013 5:50 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: Court Pendu Plat on Geneva rootstock
Replies: 3
Views: 3153

Re: Court Pendu Plat on Geneva rootstock

Reliable bearing aside, is the taste up to snuff? Some varieties, Honeycrisp for one, don't reliably fare too well taste-wise in the south due to the lack of enough chill hours.
by scottnc
Mon Mar 11, 2013 4:21 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: Court Pendu Plat on Geneva rootstock
Replies: 3
Views: 3153

Re: Court Pendu Plat on Geneva rootstock

Gosh, no one eh? How 'bout hearing from anyone growing the CPP apple or the Suntan (on any rootstock) in the southeast?
by scottnc
Wed Mar 06, 2013 9:58 am
Forum: Archives
Topic: Black Twig Apple?
Replies: 9
Views: 19277

Re: Black Twig Apple?

Might try Cummins, Alan there told me they were going to do something with them a few years back. Bought mine from a local fellow now deceased.
by scottnc
Wed Mar 06, 2013 9:52 am
Forum: Archives
Topic: Court Pendu Plat on Geneva rootstock
Replies: 3
Views: 3153

Court Pendu Plat on Geneva rootstock

Anyone with experience with Court Pendu Plat on G.11, G.16 or G.41? How about the Suntan apple on the same?

I am in the southeast, NC specifically, any experience regarding the above two varieties suitablility for NC's hot and humid climate would be appreciated.
by scottnc
Wed Feb 11, 2009 7:51 am
Forum: Archives
Topic: North Carolina recomendations
Replies: 0
Views: 4698

North Carolina recomendations

We have several trees now. All are April bloomers. All on dwarf rootstock. None are self pollinators, in fact, if not for a couple of neighbors decades old trees ours would be good for nothing but shade. Being in central NC we have heavy clay soil, issues with cedar apple rust and last year, fire bl...
by scottnc
Sat Aug 16, 2008 2:33 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: pollination
Replies: 2
Views: 6388

pollination

I have a longish question. We have 10 year old trees. The fellow who grafted and sold us the trees died shortly after planting. We have had harvestable apples once in the ten years. I had been blaming frosts, winds, no bee's, my sorry pruning, etc. Now, I think we may have had a pollination problem ...