This exciting presentation will include details on the selection of fruit varieties. This includes considering climate, pollination needs, rootstocks and grafting, harvest season and storage, cooking and other processing, flavor, texture and color, and history. You will learn about the best sources of bare root trees, scions and/or cuttings for propagation and the best sources of information about fruit varieties.
Speaker: John Valenzuela, lives near Novato, and is chairperson of the Golden Gate Chapter of the California Rare Fruit Growers. John is a horticulturist, consultant and educator with Cornucopia Food Forest Gardens. He has led grafting workshops for Marin UCCE for the since 2009.
For more about the John and the CRFG see