They are native in North America. The fruit is delicious. So why do some find that pawpaw trees (Asimina triloba) so hard to grow? Find out the secrets to success in this podcast.
Highlights of The Urban Forestry Radio Show from 2016 including an adventure in seabuckthorn, the nasty lives of beneficial bugs, fireblight, and the future of growing fruit trees.
Learn how to grow fruit trees in the desert…or in drought…with Greg Peterson of Urbanfarm.org. And how to grow and enjoy native edibles from seed with expert Russ Cohen.
Explore Iowa’s annual chestnut festival. Learn how to cook chestnuts. And learn how to grow chestnut trees from seed and what cultivars to choose.
The search is on for the next great apple tree. We chat with Rob Wyles of Washington State who discovered the new “Foxtrot” apple and to Daryl Somers of the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre in Ontario about the science behind taste and apple breeding.
What do the leaves of your tree tell you about its health? And explore the types of cherry root stock and why it’s important to choose the right one.