Below is a summary of the survival of our fruit trees after the winter of 1988-89. We experienced about a week of temperatures in the -60 F range with a low of -68 F. They were protected by 18 inches of sawdust in a 12 inch diameter metal cannister and a snow cover of about 18-24 inches.
Apples: 31 rootstocks survived and 9 died (78% success).
Variety Alive Dead %
‘Antonovka’ 8 1 89
Ranetka 7 3 70
‘Rescue’ 2 0 100
unknown 1 1 50
Three grafts (scions) survived, 8 died (38% survival). Those surviving were ‘Norda’ on unknown rootstock (probably baccata). ‘Battleford’ on baccata and ‘Norland’ on baccata. Grafts (scions) that died were ‘Noran’, ‘Norda’ and ‘Noret’. Whole trees that died (scion and rootstock) included ‘Norland’ on unknown rootstock, ‘Norda’ on baccata. Nor? on ‘Antonovka’, and Nor? on baccata.
One ‘Norcue’ on baccata was unclear whether the graft survived as the frost damage was severe. Possibly we will know next year. The rootstock looks good and may still have a Norcue ????.
All five of our manchurian plum rootstocks survived, but two ‘Bradshaw’ grafts on the above rootstocks died.
One ‘Ure’ pear survived, but a Ussurian graft on it died.
canadian pharmacy act. viagra doesnt work for me. where to buy viagra online yahoo answers. patent expiration cialis. tadalafil generic
This site lovingly hand-crafted by Northern Vista