Sunday, November 29, 2015

The #5 Crabapple

There are a number of wild apples and crabapples growing around the perimeter of the Home Orchard. I've numbered them so that I can keep a record of what they produce, their bloom time, and how long they hold their fruit. The most promising of these wildings is the #5 crabapple. For the last several years it's limbs have been bent with small yellow crabs that hang on well into the winter.
I'll be grafting several pieces of scion wood from this tree onto B118 rootstock this spring to produce trees for the wildlife in the Back40.

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