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Rootstock Orders
Nellie Robertson, OFGA coordinator

We will be placing a bulk order for rootstock this year again with Copenhaven Farms. Their rootstock has proven to be of good quality over the years, and as an OFGA member, you can take advantage of the discount they offer when ordering in large quantities (minimum order for wholesale price: bundle of 25).

To order: contact OFGA coordinator Nellie Robertson before November 1, 2019. Orders can be picked up at the MOSES Conference as usual, February 27-29, 2020, in La Crosse, WI. More information will follow about the conference and the OFGA Winter Retreat as we get closer to the date.

Available rootstock: 

Malus Clonal Rootstock (Apple) Bud 9, Nakb 9 337, M-9 Pajam® 2, Geneva® 11, Geneva® 41, Geneva® 214, Geneva® 935, Geneva® 969, Geneva® 210, Geneva® 890, Emla 26, Emla 7, Emla 106, Emla 111, Bud 118, Sproutfree®

Pyrus Rootstock (Pear) Rooted Clonal Hardwood Cuttings of OHxF 87, OHxF 97, OHxF 333, Pyrus communis Seedlings Bartlett or Common Pear, 

Prunus avium Mazzard Cherry, Prunus mahaleb Mahaleb Cherry, Prunus myrobalan Plum

 

Their sizes are 1/8”, 3/16”, 1/4”, 3/8”, 7/16”, 1/2”, but not everything is available in all sizes, please contact us to learn more!

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