Morden m604 apricot tree . Anybody seen them around?

mattpfAugust 18, 2013

I've been looking so hard for a morden 604 cot tree. Now it's end of season maybe some fellow hobbiest have seen one around. Closet place I found one was in Nova Scotia lol.

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ljpother(3a)

I have a dead one. There are sprouts coming from the root. Does anyone know whether this would be the Morden or other root stock?

    Bookmark   August 20, 2013 at 1:12PM
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Konrad___far_north(3..just outside of Edmonton)

Possibly rootstock, I would think known names are grafted, unless it was tissue cultured?

    Bookmark   August 20, 2013 at 7:51PM
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mattpf

If they are coming out above the graft than that's morden604 . Anything below it will be rootstock. A common rootstock for cots are haggith.

Where did you get the m604 tree from if you don't mind telling. After seeing how well all my westcot have come back I'm interested in the next best variety.

This post was edited by mattpf on Wed, Aug 21, 13 at 11:20

    Bookmark   August 21, 2013 at 11:18AM
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ljpother(3a)

The tree came with the house and died about a year later.

    Bookmark   August 21, 2013 at 8:29PM
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mattpf

These apricot varieties are going extinct. Cannot find brookcot m604 trees any more.
To heck with it I give up .

    Bookmark   August 22, 2013 at 12:18AM
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Collin001

My timing is terrible. Dutch Growers in Regina had them in July. The 604 variety is easy to see on the signs. You could call them and find out who their supplier was and remember that for next season. Sorry I could not have been more help.

    Bookmark   September 1, 2013 at 2:13PM
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mattpf

I called Dutch growers this early summer and they had not apricot trees at the time I called . I got a new variety two weeks ago that will produce larger apricots

    Bookmark   September 2, 2013 at 3:06PM
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fruitmaven_wiz5(5)

Grandpa's orchard has them this spring, 2015.

    Bookmark   January 7, 2015 at 7:06PM
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don555(3a)

Grandpa's is located in Michigan, and doesn't ship to Canada, so that's not going to help Mattpf. Good info for US growers though.

    Bookmark   January 7, 2015 at 10:40PM
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wayne

The Greenspot in Brandon has them listed in their catalogue , they may not stock the trees but could probably get them.

    Bookmark   January 8, 2015 at 4:56PM
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