Cliff England impressive new 2014 scionwoods list

Tony(Zone 5. Omaha, Nebraska)September 13, 2013

Cliff England had a bunch of new persimmon hybrids from Rossyanka male. Nice inventory!!

Tony

Here is a link that might be useful: England Orchard

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Scott F Smith(6B/7A MD)

Thanks for the heads-up, Tony. He also has some great kakis, asian pears, pawpaws, jujubes, nuts, etc.

Scott

    Bookmark   September 14, 2013 at 8:15AM
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mrsg47(7)

Tony, what an extensive list thank you so much. What will you order? Mrs. G

    Bookmark   September 14, 2013 at 8:45PM
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Tony(Zone 5. Omaha, Nebraska)

MrsG,

Cliff is going to send me some of his persimmon hybrids from the Rossyanka male crosses for a cold hardy trial here in Omaha. At his place in KY, the temp will not drop to -15 to-20F.

Tony

This post was edited by tonytran on Sun, Sep 15, 13 at 19:59

    Bookmark   September 15, 2013 at 7:14PM
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persianmd2orchard

His DL-1-1 cross tastes great!! It has rosseyenka blood in it but larger (rosseyenka is tiny, not sayin DL is large, just large-er maybe 2x size to put in roughly great wall category size) and tastes just awesome. I think I do like rosseyenka flavor in general tho so I may be partial to these rosseyenka hybrids.

offtopic but can persimmon get bacterial canker...? i feel like my rosseyenka got somethin canker-esque goin on this year...

    Bookmark   September 15, 2013 at 9:32PM
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Tony(Zone 5. Omaha, Nebraska)

Persian,

So far I have not seen any bacterial canker on my Rosseyanka hybrid persimmon. Will keep an eye on it. My Nikita's Gift is flawless. The fruits are turning orange color now. I am starting to really like this hybrid.

Tony

    Bookmark   September 17, 2013 at 10:54AM
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