O. Donnelly wrote:I had also planned to group varieties within rows by bloom time to facilitate pollinators working down rows. I will have 4 rows of trees on an 18 x 25 foot spacing. Should I worry about that? Or again should i focus more on the disease pressure / shade dynamic?
Cristo Balete wrote:Not sure where you are or what zone you are in, but the M111 only keeps it at 85% and doesn't do well in wet soils. Even if you are in a zone where it is mostly a drought zone, deep irrigation or one or two years of wet weather can set back this rootstock, especially if you have clay soil that holds water.