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Some Species do not need help in Rooting

These scions have been stored in our fridge at 2 deg C, wrapped in damp tissue, within a plastic bag. It shows that even at those temperatures they can still shoot out. Another group of Plum cuttings show the bases … Continue reading

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Just how small can you graft scions to rootstocks

This year some of my apricots have not produced much growth, so I am having to do the best with what we have got. But just how small can you go.

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New book published ‘The Fruit Tree Handbook’ By Ben Pike

Its not very often that I recommend a new book. But ‘The Fruit Tree Handbook‘ By Ben  Pike has just been published by GreenBooks. Its for the amateur and expert, covering Apples, pears, plums, cherries, apricots, peaches , nectarines, mulberries, medlars … Continue reading

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