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2014 Flowering times (updated 25th April 2014)

This is just a list of actual flowering / pollination times for 2014. This year has been an early year, due to no snow and virtually no frost. It is my intention to keep this list up to date and … Continue reading

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Callusing temperatures of Fruit and Nut trees

Many people ask me what are optimum callusing temperatures to ensure a good percentage of viable grafts. Nectarines/Peaches – 18-26 deg C Apricots/Cherries – 20 deg C Plums – 16 deg C Apples/Pears – 13-18 deg C Walnuts – 27 … Continue reading

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Peach Leaf Curl (Taphrina deformans)

This year peach leaf curl has been devastating. Virtually affecting all of my peaches, nectarines, but not to any great extent on my almonds or apricots. Even the varieties that are supposedly resistant have been affected. The fungus spores that … Continue reading

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