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by starch
Tue Mar 29, 2016 2:48 pm
Forum: Forum
Topic: Stone Fruit Order of Grafting List
Replies: 5
Views: 3305

Re: Stone Fruit Order of Grafting List

I agree with Bob's response. Going by what stone fruits I grafted this spring: Plum - 100% takes, both chip buds and cleft grafts (20+ total grafts) - Rootstock: Santa Rosa Pluots/Apriums - 100% takes, both chip buds and cleft grafts (6 total grafts) - Rootstock: Dapple Dandy, Flavor King Peaches - ...
by starch
Wed Feb 24, 2016 11:54 am
Forum: Forum
Topic: anyone with Pluots
Replies: 8
Views: 3093

Re: anyone with Pluots

Actually, I just looked up at DWN: http://www.davewilson.com/product-infor ... ific-plums . Dapple Dandy's patent has not expired. So I can't take it off my tree. But Flavor King and Flavor Supreme are fair game.
by starch
Wed Feb 24, 2016 11:50 am
Forum: Forum
Topic: anyone with Pluots
Replies: 8
Views: 3093

Re: anyone with Pluots

Shoot, mine are all pushing now. I have Dapple Dandy, Flavor King and Flavor Supreme. If you are still looking for some by next winter, let me know and I will send you some scions.
by starch
Mon Feb 22, 2016 6:04 pm
Forum: Forum
Topic: High-Chill Apples in Low-Chill Orange County
Replies: 10
Views: 3353

Re: High-Chill Apples in Low-Chill Orange County

Nice Brent! That is so encouraging to hear!!
by starch
Sat Feb 20, 2016 10:52 am
Forum: Forum
Topic: High-Chill Apples in Low-Chill Orange County
Replies: 10
Views: 3353

Re: High-Chill Apples in Low-Chill Orange County

I agree! I am definitely on the hunt for some budwood now!
by starch
Sat Feb 20, 2016 8:25 am
Forum: Forum
Topic: High-Chill Apples in Low-Chill Orange County
Replies: 10
Views: 3353

Re: High-Chill Apples in Low-Chill Orange County

Nice info, thanks for sharing!
by starch
Thu Feb 18, 2016 5:41 pm
Forum: Forum
Topic: High-Chill Apples in Low-Chill Orange County
Replies: 10
Views: 3353

Re: High-Chill Apples in Low-Chill Orange County

Hey tranman! I have not tried Black Oxford yet, I will keep a lookout for them.
by starch
Thu Feb 18, 2016 9:16 am
Forum: Forum
Topic: High-Chill Apples in Low-Chill Orange County
Replies: 10
Views: 3353

High-Chill Apples in Low-Chill Orange County

Check out this video from Dave Wilson Nursery: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oiEEHRfAEWY Wow!! Arkansas Black is one of my all-time favorite apples but I resigned myself to never growing it because of the chill requirements. It is an 800 hour apple and I get 300-400 typically. So I have low chill ...
by starch
Sun Jan 17, 2016 12:36 am
Forum: Forum
Topic: Best grafting knife value for money.
Replies: 20
Views: 8391

Re: Best grafting knife value for money.

I am going to second everything (nearly) that SkillCult said about Victorinox. I have both the florist knife and the grafting knife. Very sharp and thin beveled edges. Both do the trick when it comes to veneer and cleft grafting. But the grafting knife with the budding flap lifter is more useful to ...
by starch
Sat Jan 16, 2016 7:24 pm
Forum: Forum
Topic: CRFG Scion Exchange - Berkeley, CA
Replies: 5
Views: 1495

Re: CRFG Scion Exchange - Berkeley, CA

tranman, this is a great writeup! Thanks for sharing!