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Most Popular Sold Rootstocks, Scions and Trees

We are very often asked which rootstock and scion varieties are most popular. So we finally got our heads down and worked it out. The percentage given is over the previous 3 years to the current date. ROOTSTOCKMM106 – Apple … Continue reading

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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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