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Been waiting on the last bench grafted pear to break bud, today is the day :). All 10 of my pear graft have took. Primarily whip and tongue, but might be a few cleft grafts also.
5 or 6 varieties of pears, I would need to look at the tags to be sure. Fedco OHXF97 rootstocks and self havested scionwood from the coldest day in February.

Should make a nice row of pears that I'll plant when the go dormant, either fall or very early spring.
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Planted 2 Cupid cherry trees today. They are said to grow the largest cherries of any of the Romance cherries developed in Saskatchewan. They are rated to zone 2.
 

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Planted 2 Cupid cherry trees today. They are said to grow the largest cherries of any of the Romance cherries developed in Saskatchewan. They are rated to zone 2.
I think you might be able to prograte those via root cutting, since they are on their own roots. You got me reading up on the romance series, very intriguing grows 6 to 8 foot tall and good for zone 2 - 8.

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I think you might be able to propagate those via root cutting, since they are on their own roots. You got me reading up on the romance series, very intriguing grows 6 to 8 foot tall and good for zone 2 - 8.

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I have a 10+ year old Carmine Jewel dwarf cherry (the first of the Romance series). It is a good cherry but doesn't produce near as prolifically as my Evans Bali cherries.

The largest fruit of the Romance series appeals to me which is why I am trying the Cupid cherries.
 

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I wandered and looked at all my trees, grinning like a loon.

Five seedling apricots and 4 peaches survived the winter. 4 almond seedlings up so far this spring, and 1 more apricot. No cherries or plums have survived their first winter yet.

I want all my fruit trees to be ungrafted seedlings.
 
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