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[Fwd: Re: [nafex] Apricot for Boston?]
Bert, Tom Olenio suggested I ask your advice. Thanks for any info you
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On Fri, 7 Sep 2001, Ginda Fisher wrote:
> I would like to buy an apricot tree as a housewarming gift for a
> friend. He just moved to a place in Cambridge, MA, which is a warm zone
> 6 or a cool zone 7, with relatively cool summers.
> I can't find the previous discussion of "Tomcot", but remember someone
> praising it for northern growers. It seems to need a pollinator,
> though, and there's only room for one tree.
> Any recommendations? Also, Apricots don't seem to be all that commonly
> sold, so I'd appreciate advice on where to buy one mail order. I'm at
> email@example.com if you don't want to write about nurseries to the
> whole list.
Contact Bert Dunn for information. His email address is;
Bert grows apricots in Canada hardiness zone 4a and should have some
advice as far as varieties go.
He will not be able to ship you a tree, but he has some experience with
Ontario, Hardiness Zone 6a