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[nafex] Re: Rooting hardwood cuttings - slightly OT

Since I hadn't had any luck grafting filbert, I was going off of what 
Sam Franc wrote back in September of 2000:

From:  Sam Franc <franc@h...>
Date:  Sat Sep 16, 2000 4:02pm
Subject:  Re: [nafex] Grafting filberts/hazels

>I don't know why you want to graft filberts.
>They seem to root very readily from cuttings here in Oregon.
>From what I hear 95% of the filberts grown in the US are grown in 
>I watched a large filbert orchard being started this year.
>Several acres.
>They just stuck cuttings in the ground where they want the trees.
>It looks like they have at least 95% takes this fall.
>When I want some new trees, I just stick some cuttings in the ground 
>where I
>them to grow.
>Makes it easy to get a filbert hedge.
>The squirrils get most of my nuts.
>Thet must bury them because I see little filbert seedlings coming up 
>far away
>from my

Chris Mauchline
SE PA, zone 6 

--- In nafex@y..., "Lon J. Rombough" <lonrom@h...> wrote:
> Filberts don't root worth a darn from dormant cuttings.  They are 
> (layered) commercially as that's the only way currently to get 
decent plants
> in quantity.
> -Lon Rombough
> Grapes, unusual fruits, writing, consulting, more, at
> http://www.hevanet.com/lonrom  See new additions to the site, Feb. 
> plus word on my grape book.
> ----------
> >From: "Christopher Mauchline" <mauch1@a...>
> >To: nafex@y...
> >Subject: [nafex] Rooting hardwood cuttings - slightly OT
> >Date: Thu, Mar 22, 2001, 6:52 AM
> >
> >In rooting hardwood cutting (Filbert and dogwood) would bottom 
> >be beneficial?
> >
> >Thanks,
> >
> >Chris Mauchline
> >
> >
> >
> > 
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