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    Default Re: Care to share your apple rootstock/scion grafting experiences?

    It looks like understanding the risks of Fire Blight is a good first step for anyone interested in having apple trees.

    The following is nice PDF file on the subject.

    It mentions that "Mark", M.9 and M.26 rootstocks are the most susceptible to Fire Blight...

    http://www.nysipm.cornell.edu/factsh...ases/fb/fb.pdf



    And more Fact Sheets from Cornell:
    http://www.nysipm.cornell.edu/factsh...it/default.asp

    This looks useful as well:
    http://www.nysipm.cornell.edu/elements/apple/apples.pdf



    A Grower’s Guide to Organic Apples
    Last edited by BeeCurious; 02-13-2011 at 12:55 PM. Reason: added link
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