rootstock for heavy clay

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rustyshoe
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rootstock for heavy clay

Post by rustyshoe » Sun Sep 15, 2013 9:09 am

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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Re: rootstock for heavy clay

Post by PA_Docent » Tue Sep 17, 2013 2:05 am

Try apples grafted on M111 rootstock.
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Re: rootstock for heavy clay

Post by aadowdell » Sat Sep 20, 2014 4:54 pm

I agree. My apple trees are growing well on M111 in southern CA with heavy clay soil as well.

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Re: rootstock for heavy clay

Post by PA_Docent » Tue May 12, 2015 1:45 am

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.
Calville Blc,Hewes,Nehou,Fearns P,Siberian,Cox OP,Spitz,Ananas Reinette,BdB,Kingston Blk,Tremlett's,Muscat de Bernay,Ashmead's,Rambo,Stayman,Macoun,Jefferis,Winesap,Red Berlepsch

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