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 dwarf plum rootstock? 
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Joined: Fri Mar 30, 2007 11:51 am
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Post dwarf plum rootstock?
I have read in several books and on-line that there is a plum rootstock
(name: "pixy") that is a dwarfing rootstock for plums. It seems to be
currently available in Great Britain. Is this something that anyone has seen available in the US? I would dearly love to have dwarf size plum
trees 6 - 8 ft, my yard is small for the larger size ones.

Hopefully, Alison

Fri Mar 30, 2007 11:53 am

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Location: Essex, England Zone 8
Pixy must be available in the US, it's been around in the UK for a long time now.

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Location: Willamette Valley near Scio
Pixie rootstock 'used' to be sold in the states in the early 90's, and for some reason is not anymore. I think it wasn't really the one-stop-miracle-stock that it had been touted as being.

I find the Krymsk #1 from raintree nursery to be quite dwarfing to plums. Of course, heavy fruit loads work their own magic in diverting the suns energy from twig to fruit as well!

Sat Apr 07, 2007 11:38 pm
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