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Re: [nafex] Bearcreek closed - who else has scionwood?
Has anyone bought Linwood from the Christian Fellowship (or something
like that) who advertise in Pomona? They offers a few hundred cultivars
of apple, and since they sell it, you don't have to have scions of your
own to exchange.
"Lon J. Rombough" wrote:
> First, if you want a huge bunch of apple varieties to choose from, send a
> SASE to Richard Fahey, the NAFEX apple interest group chairman. He has a
> collection of over 1,000 varieties. Another is Nick Botner, here in Oregon.
> I don't have his address on hand, though. You have the Western Cascade
> Fruit Growers in your area that has scions exchanges every year. And the
> Home Orchard Society, here in Oregon, has a monster scion exchange every
> March. And of course there is the Exchange Page in POMONA.
> There's a link to the HOS on my web site and I know members of all the
> groups are on this list and can fill you in.
> -Lon Rombough
> Grapes, unusual fruits, writing, consulting, more, at
> >From: "Mark Lee" <email@example.com>
> >To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> >Subject: [nafex] Bearcreek closed - who else has scionwood?
> >Date: Fri, Jan 19, 2001, 3:24 PM
> >Last year I bought a bunch of scionwood from Bearcreek. Little did I
> >know that mine was one of the last orders they would ship. All of my
> >grafts died last summer when I was out of town. A heat wave hit
> >Seattle and the small trees were not protected or watered. Who would
> >imagine that could happen in Seattle? This year I want to try again,
> >but with no Bearcreek, where else can buy scionwood? Also, is there
> >a system set up within NAFEX for exchanging scionwood among members?
> >This is my first year with NAFEX?
> >Mark Lee