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  1. redbrick
    May 3rd, 2013 10:36 PM
    redbrick
    Hi LAC,
    What did you have in mind? That's a pretty vast topic. I can tell you that while you can start a tree from seed, you cannot preserve a variety that way. Apple varieties are all natural hybrids and won't breed true. In short, if you cut open a Gala apple and take out ten seeds, you can grow ten apple trees, but none will be a Gala. Your antique tree does sound very interesting, and could be a Winesap, or a Northern if it's grafted. If it's a seedling (pippin) then it's your very own unique variety! Next winter would be the time to take scion wood for grafting, although you can do bud work in the summer. If you want to have it grafted, I do have a few rootstocks from last year's failed grafts (there are always a few). Let me know.
    Andy (redbrick)
  2. LAC
    September 1st, 2012 08:05 PM
    LAC
    Ahh.....good morning to you too?..............?
  3. Hairy Moose Knuckles
    September 1st, 2012 10:57 AM
    Hairy Moose Knuckles
    Good Morning!
  4. redneckplanter
    May 28th, 2012 01:08 PM
    redneckplanter
    smiles.....
  5. redneckplanter
    April 21st, 2012 04:22 PM
    redneckplanter
    now i is gonna be a fig grower/rotfl
  6. GennyL
  7. tracerracer
    February 9th, 2012 11:50 PM
    tracerracer
    Thanks for over lookin' that I have lost track of that thread, how is your sweet 'baby'?
  8. LAC
    December 23rd, 2011 10:47 PM
    LAC
    Why, thank you!!!
  9. tweed
    December 23rd, 2011 10:40 PM
    tweed
    Wow! That garden is simply STUNNING! It is photo worthy and speaks to your work ethic. Well done!
  10. VA Gardener
    August 22nd, 2011 10:15 AM
    VA Gardener
    I have heard of it, but have never been. I will try to check it out in the future.

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