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by macmanmatty
Mon Nov 03, 2014 7:22 am
Forum: Apples, Cider and Variety and Other Fruit Questions
Topic: scion trade this winter?
Replies: 1
Views: 2856

scion trade this winter?

Apples: johthon Fuji Staymen Newton Pippin Hyde King Giant Winesap Ben Davis WestField Seek No Further Ashmed's Kernel Gold Pearmain Pears Meadows (low chill and VERY vigorous) D' Anjou E-L-M (Mystery Pear from an old man included as an extra in the scions he sent me and his writing was so bad the o...
by macmanmatty
Wed Jan 29, 2014 2:05 pm
Forum: Apples, Cider and Variety and Other Fruit Questions
Topic: Low Chill cider variety East of Atlanta
Replies: 7
Views: 7863

Re: Low Chill cider variety East of Atlanta

if you near the same latitude as atlanta, GA I would plant whatever sounds good to you you should have plenty of chill for any apple in your area.
by macmanmatty
Sat Feb 09, 2013 9:39 am
Forum: Archives
Topic: Plan for 2013?
Replies: 4
Views: 5014

Re: Plan for 2013?

I just got in 200 apple rootstocks 150 m111 and 50 bud118. I will be grafting these with 30 new to me varieties to plant in my orchard and 20 old standbys making some trees to sell. Next week I will be getting 200 pear rootstocks grafting about 32 new pears both asian and european for my orchard and...
by macmanmatty
Sat Jan 28, 2012 7:31 am
Forum: Fruit Trees and Orchard Maintenance
Topic: looking for Dabinett apple scions
Replies: 3
Views: 4784

looking for Dabinett apple scions

Like the title says i'm looking for Dabinett apple scions. Willing to pay do sasbe or trade.


Thanks

Jesse
by macmanmatty
Tue Dec 06, 2011 1:11 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: patterson apple
Replies: 1
Views: 3167

Re: patterson apple

Nick botner has a apple named patterson google for his massive list of scions. It may be what your looking for.
by macmanmatty
Wed Oct 12, 2011 7:01 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: grafting conundrum - bud or saddle?
Replies: 3
Views: 4042

Re: grafting conundrum - bud or saddle?

I would use either the cleft or a the rind (bark) graft.
by macmanmatty
Tue Oct 11, 2011 2:34 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: Permanent tree labels
Replies: 3
Views: 4585

Re: Permanent tree labels

I was thinking about buying a p touch label maker and sticking those on to pawapaw rose tall labels as I have heard they last a long time. I will try that and let you know how it works. I know some people who swear by it.
by macmanmatty
Sat Sep 17, 2011 9:35 am
Forum: Archives
Topic: High Chill Apples?
Replies: 2
Views: 4300

Re: High Chill Apples?

Apples have been found to require much less chill than originally thought to leaf out bloom and fruit. Also They can't even agree on what constitutes a chilling hour because very little is understood about them. ( I can think of at least 4 methods of calculating them of the top of my head.) So if yo...
by macmanmatty
Thu Jun 16, 2011 8:26 am
Forum: Archives
Topic: Bloom and harvest charts
Replies: 2
Views: 3504

Re: Bloom and harvest charts

by macmanmatty
Sun Mar 06, 2011 12:06 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: Flood Resistant Rootstocks
Replies: 2
Views: 3824

Re: Flood Resistant Rootstocks

I don't think you'll find any rootstock that can stand being under several feet of water.
by macmanmatty
Sat Feb 19, 2011 9:40 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: Can this tree be saved?
Replies: 6
Views: 8172

Re: Can this tree be saved?

The tree to the right looks great! Not sure about the other one though. Hopefully some experts will chime in. But I do think you are the right path I have just never dealt with a major pruning project like that.
by macmanmatty
Sat Jan 01, 2011 9:37 am
Forum: Archives
Topic: apple trade
Replies: 3
Views: 4488

Re: apple trade

I am looking for scions of these apples not actual apples.
by macmanmatty
Wed Dec 29, 2010 9:43 am
Forum: Archives
Topic: apple trade
Replies: 3
Views: 4488

apple trade

Here Is list of the apples I Really want and what I have to trade. Let me know if you'd like to trade. I am also open to trading vareities that are not on my list, but those are ones that I want the most. Apples Wanted Terry Winter Hollow Log sweet sixteen Fenouillet gris virgiana sweet wickson (swe...
by macmanmatty
Tue Oct 12, 2010 1:17 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: orchards in raleigh NC?
Replies: 3
Views: 4260

Re: orchards in raleigh NC?

Too bad century farm does not allow visitors during the month of october. They have some great looking apples.
by macmanmatty
Tue Oct 12, 2010 9:47 am
Forum: Archives
Topic: orchards in raleigh NC?
Replies: 3
Views: 4260

orchards in raleigh NC?

I will be traveling to raleigh NC in the next couple days and wondered if anyone knew of any good orchards to visit there. I would like to try some good fresh apples and pears. I am also interested in scion wood. If you know any good places that sell or trade scion wood (mainly apple and pear) you c...