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by aphahn
Sun Feb 18, 2018 11:43 am
Forum: Forum
Topic: New here and a few questions
Replies: 8
Views: 1929

Re: New here and a few questions

I should have mentioned that I have not started either P. avium or P. cerasifera. If the instructions you got with the seeds are probably what you want to follow. Some seeds do need both warm and cold stratification, so the instructions sound reasonable.
by aphahn
Sun Feb 18, 2018 10:33 am
Forum: Forum
Topic: New here and a few questions
Replies: 8
Views: 1929

Re: New here and a few questions

Hi Martin, I have started a lot of Prunus from seed. I remove the shell using a vice. It allows you to go very slowly and not damage the kernel inside. I typically put the seed in the vice width wise so that the pressure is applied to the 'seams'. Then I put the seeds in deli containers on damp perl...
by aphahn
Thu Dec 14, 2017 11:22 pm
Forum: Forum
Topic: Red Fleshed apples
Replies: 1
Views: 661

Re: Red Fleshed apples

Check out Derek Mills, he sells scion and has many red fleshed varieties. app.php/page/resources
by aphahn
Fri Oct 27, 2017 10:30 am
Forum: Forum
Topic: The Apple Wiki
Replies: 1
Views: 776

Re: The Apple Wiki

Wow, there are a lot of ads on your site
by aphahn
Thu Apr 06, 2017 7:09 pm
Forum: Forum
Topic: Looking for pears
Replies: 1
Views: 1027

Re: Looking for pears

PM sent
by aphahn
Sun Feb 26, 2017 9:07 am
Forum: Forum
Topic: Perry Pears
Replies: 6
Views: 2880

Re: Perry Pears

I ended up with some Yellow Huffcap this year. PM/email me and I can send a small stick for the cost of postage.
Also have Blakeney Red, Barland, and Barnet perry pear scion if you are interested.
by aphahn
Tue Jan 31, 2017 9:23 am
Forum: Forum
Topic: Introduction
Replies: 3
Views: 1226

Re: Introduction

Welcome!
by aphahn
Sat Dec 17, 2016 11:08 am
Forum: Forum
Topic: Malus Geneva series - Experiences
Replies: 10
Views: 4311

Re: Malus Geneva series - Experiences

I grafted G 222 and G 41 this spring. 41 had a better take rate and survived much longer in the fridge. To be fair the 41s were more robust stock and a great deal more roots. So far I like 41. Time will tell...
by aphahn
Thu Mar 10, 2016 11:03 pm
Forum: Forum
Topic: Scions Cutting and Shipping guidelines
Replies: 6
Views: 4889

Re: Scions Cutting Ends - Grafting Begins

Thanks Bill!

We are working on assembling guidelines. In the meantime your post is an excellent place to start.

If anyone else has things they would like to see included in the first cut guidelines, please join in the discussion!
by aphahn
Wed Mar 09, 2016 9:24 am
Forum: Forum
Topic: Fruit or Vegetative bud on Hewe's Crab?
Replies: 1
Views: 1263

Re: Fruit or Vegetative bud on Hewe's Crab?

Looks good to my eye.