AK Pioneer Fruit Growers Association

Orchard Report – Peters Creek – 2002

June 23, 2002

…the mountain ash Shipova started budding. Sungold apricots had fruit by May 10, and the outside cherries in pots started budding. In the greenhouse, small plums came out on the…

Hardy kiwi: a potential crop for northern growers

…a small plum, and are sweeter than their better known cousins. In addition, the vines can take temperatures to -20˚ F., and need 200 hours of chill at 38˚F or…

Orchard Report – Edmonton – 2001

February 23, 2002

…fruit set had traditionally not been a problem, the trees were loaded. Those growers who have pollination problems picked very few plums. We often joke about apricot and plum trees…

Orchard Report Peter’s Creek August 30, 2001

September 16, 2001

…extra fan. The tomatoes outside are almost untouched by the fungus. I grew Johnny’s 361, Bellstar paste, Early Temptation, Stupice, and Milano plum this year. Stupice and Milano are my…

KETCHIKAN ORCHARD REPORT

December 9, 1999

…for the early blooming cherries and plums was terrible. We did not get a single cherry from seven different varieties of sweet cherries, and the only plum to set fruit…

ANNUAL TASTING OF ALASKA- GROWN APPLES

November 9, 1999

…rated the apples. We tasted 31 varieties of apples, a dozen repeats of these same varieties, two varieties of pear, and one each apricot and plum. The highest-rated apples this…

Orchard Report: EAST ANCHORAGE—Kevin Irvin

November 9, 1998

…at the end of August, which I might add, enabled me to enter them in the fair! My unknown plum never did ripen, this was the first year I had…

REVISED SURVIVAL FOR WINTER 1995-1996

November 9, 1996

…Luke 90 MacDonald   Mac Gore St. D Malowsky S D Manalta D Manch. Blue   Manch. Red   Manch. Walnut   Manch. Yellow   Manchurian Plum   Manden 62-1…

OREOLE APPLE TREE

December 9, 1997

…parrot who shreds and eats both bark and wood. I’ve had no insect problem since I started painting the trunks and longer branches of the apple, plum, and cherry trees…

ORCHARD REPORT, June 3, 1995 – Fairbanks

July 9, 1995

…  U ENIGMA   B   EREMONT RUSSET   U   HRICKSON SLIGHT     ERSKINE #1 PLUM       EURIKA   U   EVANS CHERRY   U  …