Spring Fruit & Grafting Show

The Seattle Tree Fruit Society is pleased to present the 2010 Spring Fruit and Grafting Show at the Center for Urban Horticulture, 501 Northeast 41st Street (Mary Gates Drive), just north of Husky Stadium and east of University Village.

In the Glass House will be:

  • Scion Cuttings
  • Rootstock – Sam Benowitz of Raintree Nursery will be bringing rootstock this year – B-9, EMLA 26, EMLA 7, EMLA 27, MM-111, OHxF333, Pear Krymsk 5, Cherry Mariana 2624
  • Grafting – Have your own trees grafted up on your chosen rootstock by our grafting specialists.
  • Vagn’s Tool Sharpening -($1 per item donation)
  • Supplies – For grafting and fruit growing will be available.

In the Main Hall will be:

  • Insect Information – Marilyn & Dick Tilbury
  • WWFRF – Western WA Fruit Research Foundation
  • Pacific NW fruit research information
  • STFS – Seattle Tree Fruit Society
  • Fruit- Related Literature
  • Maggot Barrier Sales –
  • Questions & answers from Linda Sartnurak
  • WCFS – Western Cascade Fruit Society
  • Fruit Clubs from around the Sound
  • Seattle Tilth – Hotline Experts – Q & A
  • City Fruit
  • Speakers’ Table – Lecture topics can continue with the experts.
  1. 10:00 – 10:30 Bill Davis ‘Grafting’, and Trent Elwing ‘Mason Bees’
  2. 10:45 – 11:15 Jackie KIng ‘Best Tree Fruit Varieties’, and Larry Davis ‘Cooking with Larry Davis’
  3. 11:30 – 12:00 Bob Norton ‘Summer Pruning’, and  Jackie King ‘Ornamental Tree Fruit Varieties’- Crab Apple & Cherry tested at Mt. Vernon
  4. 12:15 – 12:45 Hildegard Hendrickson ’Kiwi’, and Kristan Johnson ‘Drip Irrigation’
  5. 1:00 – 1:30 Hildegard Hendrickson ‘Figs’, and Sam Benowitz ‘Rootstocks’
  6. 1:45 – 2:15 Larry Davis ‘Fruit Tree Diseases’, and Mike Shannon ‘Grafting’
  7. 2:30 – 3:00 Bob Norton ‘Cider Making’, and Laila Suidan ‘Orchard Soils’

For more information go to the Seattle Tree Fruit Society website seattletreefruitsociety.com

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