Re: [OM] Three days and finally no smoke

Subject: Re: [OM] Three days and finally no smoke
From: Chris Trask <christrask@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 7 Aug 2017 11:12:41 -0700 (GMT-07:00)
     Well, I'm quite surprised.  Seems that all sorts of fruit are grown in BC 
by way of training on trellises.  There is a "BC Fruit Production Guide" 
available online in PDF format, but requires setting up an account to be able 
to download.  Other sites describe growing paw-paw, kiwi, and other fruits by 
this method in BC, including peaches.

>     Hmmm...  That practice exists all over France.  I haven't seen it 
>since we left there in 1965.  It was done mostly with apples, usually 
>with a green cooking variety.  I remember holding one that was about 
>eight inches across.
>     Wouldn't BC be too cold for peaches?  Even apples and pears have 
>difficulty with freezing in spring. 
>     Could they perhaps be kiwi fruit?
>>I was trying to figure out what those orchards of fruit were. They
>>looked kinda like dwarf peaches. or something. Narrow rows of maybe
>>8-foot high plants, tied up like grapes, but had peach-like fruit
>>growing on them.


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