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by buttonwillow
Sat Sep 30, 2017 3:59 pm
Forum: Apples, Cider and Variety and Other Fruit Questions
Topic: red fleshed apple
Replies: 7
Views: 3715

Re: red fleshed apple

The fellow who runs the website Skillcult is actively working on red fleshed apples. He has a number of youtube videos on the subject.
by buttonwillow
Sat Sep 30, 2017 3:56 pm
Forum: Fruit Trees and Orchard Maintenance
Topic: Morello Cherry in part shade?
Replies: 0
Views: 1133

Morello Cherry in part shade?

Some random website listed the Morello cherry as a possible candidate for a partly shaded garden. My sunny garden space has all the trees it can hold and now I am working on filling the shaded area. I would dearly love to have a sour cherry and if it would live and produce, even sparsely, in the hal...
by buttonwillow
Sat Apr 24, 2010 11:52 am
Forum: Archives
Topic: Irrigation needed in my climate?
Replies: 3
Views: 3316

Re: Irrigation needed in my climate?

Appledude--this is good to know. As I have no spouse, the expense of water could be significant to a person in their retirement and dependence on social security as the bulk of income, not to mention the WORK! In drouth years, water can be a big problem in So. Cal., not only the expense but also ava...
by buttonwillow
Fri Apr 23, 2010 9:42 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: Irrigation needed in my climate?
Replies: 3
Views: 3316

Irrigation needed in my climate?

My potential backyard orchard may be created in Julian, California, known as an apple growing region. It is in USDA climate zone 14, Sunset zone 3. It's at 4235' elevation, gets an average annual rainfall of 35". April through October the amount of rain drops sharply to these averages: April 2.5" Ma...