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I just got these on sale from Peaceful Valley. Only 259 chill hours. Sorry, think I got the last ones but look around and plan for next year.  And if you know of any low chill filberts let me know!

http://groworganic.com/item_FT082_Cherry__Minnie_Royal_Semidwarf.html

and http://groworganic.com/item_FT081_Cherry__Royal_Lee_Semidwarf.html

Will post in a few years re any fruit
 
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here in the north i put in two bing last year an they look fantastic this spring..
 
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Nice! I got the MInnie Royal and Royal Lee here, in Elgin, just east of Austin, Texas. I was so hoping... however, they died, not sure if it was my bad, but at least partly this drought we are having here, and the unusual winds this time of year... their poor tiny tender leaves dried up as soon as the little guys put them out, from the hot constant high wind. However, I will try again next year....
Please, let us know how yours turn out!

Best;
DW
 
                          
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Lightly so sorry! One of my 4 actually had a blossom on it but otehr than that- with lots of water through the summer and our lucky Alabama fall/winter/spring with hardly a need for me to water- they are growing and leafing well.

I envy you not- I was at Ft Hood/ Killeen Lampasas area for 4 years on a 6 acre farmette and killed off many a plant and tree through not watering enough. If I were there working full time as I am now I wouldn't even DARE plant any trees.

Better luck next time- maybe put in a drip line? With a timer?
 
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Jenn;

Yes, I spent last weekend putting in half inch line down the staggered trees, and emitter line from there to each little tree's dripline.
It might be like closing the barn door AFTER the horse...etc., etc.!
However, with this constant hot wind, I am not sure they would have made it anyway. But, I'll be more ready next year, and hope it is a less windy spring...
Cherries!  That would be a rare treat.

Best!
Lightly

 
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