What are the leaves on your trees – including your fruit trees – telling you about its health? We’ll talk to Linda Chalker-Scott, an associate professor and horticulturist at Washington State University and the author of “How Plants Work: The Science Behind The Amazing Things That Plants Do”. Then In the second half of the show we’ll explore cherry tree root stock. Why is it important to consider before you buy and plant a cherry tree? We’ll speak to Lynn Long, a professor of horticulture at Oregon State University.
Here are some articles that Lynn Long has written about choosing cherry cultivars and cherry root stock for more information:
- Pruning: http://extension.
oregonstate.edu/wasco/sites/ default/files/horticulture/ pruning_systems/documents/ pnw592.pdf
- Cultivars: https://catalog.
extension.oregonstate.edu/ sites/catalog/files/project/ pdf/pnw604.pdf
- Rootstocks: https://catalog.
extension.oregonstate.edu/ sites/catalog/files/project/ pdf/pnw619.pdf
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