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Marengo, IL

August 16, 2010
7:21 PM

Post #8044193

I grow all sorts of hardwoods from seed- oaks, walnuts, hickories, ash, pines, etc. and I have avocado, corn, squash & God knows what else sprouting from the mulch bin.
Why not peaches? The peach trees here in Illinois mature & bear fruit for 5 or 10 years if we're lucky before they eventually succumb to peach tree borers. I have 2 young peach trees now that are bearing, but have cut 3 diseased trees down in the last 2 years.
Thanks for the common sense inspiration. I'm going to find some pits!


Anne Arundel,, MD
(Zone 7b)

August 16, 2010
9:57 PM

Post #8044443

Good luck! the pros say nay but if you have room to play and don't mind replacing them every few years I won't argue with you.

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