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Dwarf fruit trees

Postby Modesty » Mon Jun 12, 2006 7:31 pm

Hi everyone,
has anyone grown those dwaft fruit trees- the pixie ones I think they are called- peaches and nectarines that I know of so far.

How do they go- are they delicate compared to the full grown ones. How much fruit would you get typically?

what types are avaliable? I have clay soil, enriched with horse poo. I intended growing 2 of them in a raised bed near a shed, and some sort of vine or climber on the shed behind them.

Any suggestions?

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Postby Pokie » Mon Jun 12, 2006 9:27 pm

Seen them but no idea on anything as I have never grown one. I know dwarf apples exist too. Patio apples they are called and are trained into a weeper...

Good luck. :)
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Postby Sam » Tue Jun 13, 2006 10:50 am

Have you checked the growing guides on the GE site?
“Tomatoes and oregano make it Italian, wine and tarragon
make it French, sour cream makes it Russian, lemon and
cinnamon make it Greek, soya sauce makes it Chinese, Garlic
makes it good.” Alice May Brock, Alice’s Restaurant Cookbook.
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Postby Ann » Tue Jun 13, 2006 11:20 am

I know they are great for pots or confined spaces. :D and I think they produce normal sized fruit. :D Does GA have any fact sheets as I think I have seen them in Pete's garden. :D
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