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Taking advantage of the "invasive" callery pear.  RSS feed

 
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Dug up a little over 50 callery pear seedlings today under a very fertile tree at an abandoned homesite.

Pear rootstock runs the minimum of $2.15 each when purchasing in bulk. 

Will the rootstock preform as good as named cultivars of rootstock?  Who knows but it's free.


In a mass planting of a few thousand trees into an eventual source of late summer/ early fall forage for farm animals and people alike.  I think I'll take the chance,  as I'm anticipating only really needing a few hundred trees planting 5x 10x of everything on what I anticipate needing.
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This might help. https://permies.com/t/35817/Grafting-Bradford-Callery-Pear
 
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