• Choose the right rootstock for Honeycrisp

Choose the right rootstock for Honeycrisp

  • April 10th, 2014

The ideal rootstock for Honeycrisp is one that promotes moderate tree vigor along with good productivity, says Dr. Terence Robinson, horticulturist at Cornell University, New York.

Many growers who are using the precocious dwarfing Malling 9 or Budagovsky 9 rootstocks are having difficulty getting the trees to grow to fill [...]

  • Grafting workshop planned for early April

Grafting workshop planned for early April

  • March 26th, 2014

Washington State University is offering a tree fruit grafting class by tree fruit specialist Gary Moulton in the second week of April. The two-part, hands-on workshop, held on April 9 and 12, focuses on steps involved in grafting fruit trees.

Moulton will teach attendees different types of grafting, choosing scion [...]

  • WSU announces drawing for WA 38 apple trees

WSU announces drawing for WA 38 apple trees

  • March 26th, 2014

Washington State University will hold a random drawing to decide who will be able to plant WA 38, the latest variety from the university’s apple breeding program, during the first two years trees become available.

Washington nurseries are producing trees of WA 38 and a small number will be available [...]