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 Post subject: rootstock for heavy clay
PostPosted: Sun Sep 15, 2013 9:09 am 
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Location: Southeast Missouri
I have started a few trees, but, am looking for the best rootstock for heavy clay, I'm in southeast missouri, the Liberty and Pristine are doing good so far (3yrs)


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 Post subject: Re: rootstock for heavy clay
PostPosted: Tue Sep 17, 2013 2:05 am 
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Location: Glen Rock, PA United States
Try apples grafted on M111 rootstock.

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 Post subject: Re: rootstock for heavy clay
PostPosted: Sat Sep 20, 2014 4:54 pm 
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I agree. My apple trees are growing well on M111 in southern CA with heavy clay soil as well.


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 Post subject: Re: rootstock for heavy clay
PostPosted: Tue May 12, 2015 1:45 am 
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I also have trees on M26 stock that do well in clay soils. It takes about three to four years before they start bearing fruit though.

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