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Trading cuttings May be getting too late, but if anyone is into trading cuttigns of muscat grapes, I have a few selections. Contact me asap though, since it is getting above

johnstondavid464
Mar 16, 2014
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Re: GRAPE BREEDING I was sold on using the Zehnder 74.21.5 by Bob Zehnder himself a few years ago. He and I wrote a lot back when people still wrote real letters and his

johnstondavid464
Mar 16, 2014
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Re: Which hybrids are better for areas with cool summers? The acidity of the variety should be on the low side, because in cool climates even if the grapes can get sweeter, the acidity remains high. Best to plant a

johnstondavid464
Mar 16, 2014
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Re: GRAPE BREEDING I cannot resist the temptation to do one more year of grape breeding. I intend to do the old tried method of 'back crossing', i.e. both parents should share

johnstondavid464
Mar 16, 2014
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Re: planting before a relatively hard frost Thanks John and Dan - great to see there is consensus on this. Anyonr have thoughts about storage in the interim? The vendor told me to just keep them in the

Robert Burgholzer
Mar 15, 2014
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Re: planting before a relatively hard frost Keep them cool, 15°C or less, dark, and the roots damp--not wet, damp. g Sent from my iPad On Mar 15, 2014, at 9:25, "John Sperr"

Gale, George
Mar 15, 2014
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Re: planting before a relatively hard frost Delay planting if feasible. If not, make sure to cover the graft union with a large mound of dirt to protect it. Remove the dirt after all frost danger and

Daniel Strickland
Mar 15, 2014
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Re: planting before a relatively hard frost Yes, keep the plants dormant and delay planting until early or mid-May. They will quickly catch up and exceed the growth performance of plants set out too

John Sperr
Mar 15, 2014
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Re: planting before a relatively hard frost Thanks a bunch Aaron. We decided to sit on it as you advise. Now, of course, I have the challenge of learning to properlu store the vines until they are

Robert Burgholzer
Mar 15, 2014
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Re: planting before a relatively hard frost Hi Robert, I wait till it warms up a bit. If you cannot wait for some reason, be sure to fully cover the new plants with very loose topsoil or compost to

Aaron Puhala
Mar 14, 2014
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planting before a relatively hard frost We have our first plot of dormant benchgraft cab-sauv vines in hand, and were planning to plant this weekend. There was a shift in the forecast which is now

Robert Burgholzer
Mar 14, 2014
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S.V. 12-309 (Roucaneuf) and S.V.11-318 I am looking for some cuttings of the above two grapes for evaluation in my vineyard. If you have either of these varieties and would provide cuttings please

Louis Woody
Feb 19, 2014
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Re: Which hybrids are better for areas with cool summers? There are some early labruscas in the Baltic, Juduope and Lipsna are two of them. I'm not sure what the quality is like though.

marches2
Feb 18, 2014
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Re: Where is everyone? I'm filing your note somewhere so I can find it next trip up to see the family in Bettendorf.  Thank you for the invitation, looking forward to seeing your

gp
Jan 5, 2014
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Re: Where is everyone? I have just begun to prune my hybrid wine / table grapes.  If anyone is interested in what I have, please contact me off list for a description.  I have

David Johnston
Dec 22, 2013
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