Category Archives: Trees

Information and observations about trees in the windbreak and woodlot.

Grafting For 2011

Here is a link to a list of the varieties I grafted this year :  Grafted Trees For 2011 Kirsty told me that she doesn’t need any more trees this year. Nonsense, you can never have too many fruit trees … Continue reading

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New Grafted Trees 2011

Apples Grafted on MM111 MM111 is shaping up to our rootstock of choice, it is vigorous, fireblight resistant, tips root easily and is suited to range of soils. Blemien Orange, Mutsu Crispin, Esopas Spitzenberg, Discovery, Bramley’s Seedling(2), Rome Beauty(2), Opalescent, … Continue reading

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Easy Blackwood Windbreak

We have found a simple way to encourage a winbreak of blackwoods (Acacia melanoxylon). This acacia readliy suckers when its roots are disturbed. They have a prolific root system with lots of shallow running roots around 6 or so meters … Continue reading

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