• 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 [...]

What’s the best rootstock for Honeycrisp?

  • November 27th, 2013

The loss of a hillside of Gala trees in a big storm in 2009 opened up an opportunity for Michigan grower Joe Rasch to use that land to participate in a national trial evaluating Honeycrisp on 32 ­different rootstocks.

Rasch is collaborating with Dr. Terence ­Robinson, research horticulturist with Cornell [...]