Tndeer Logo

Page 2 of 2 <12
Topic Options
#3011588 - 11/01/12 07:51 PM Re: Soft Mast suggestions type and supplier? [Re: Hunter 257W]
worriedman
6 Point


Registered: 10/12/06
Posts: 987
Loc: Bells

Offline
I have ordered some of their Sequin Chinquapin and am thinking about some Chinquapin Oaks as well, along with a few Dwarf Chinquapin Oaks.

Have about decided that due to all the care required, apples may not be for me, and am leaning more towards pears and persimmons as soft mast providers.

Talked with my County Forrester today, going to meet him on my place next week and get his perspective.
_________________________
"It does not require a majority to prevail, but rather an irate, tireless minority keen to set brush fires in people's minds." Samuel Adams

Life Member NRA, TFA, Tennesseans for Liberty

Top
#3012540 - 11/02/12 11:21 AM Re: Soft Mast suggestions type and supplier? [Re: worriedman]
Hunter 257W
10 Point


Registered: 10/04/12
Posts: 3522
Loc: Franklin County

Offline
Yeah, Supposedly apples do require pruning the 1st 2 or 3 years to shape the tree right for best fruit production but we have some apple trees that we just let go and they make lots of apples. I think the main thing you have to do is either mulch them or keep RoundUp around the base so grass doesn't overwhelm them. But I see your point about going with something that takes less maintenance. One motivation for planting trees vs. foodplots is to get away from all the work every year.
Top
Page 2 of 2 <12


Moderator:  Bobby G, Unicam, CBU93, stretch, Kimber45, Mrs.Unicam, Crappie Luck, gtk 
Hop to:
Top Posters
4106599
RUGER
88400
Deer Assassin
65979
BSK
62020
Crappie Luck
51392
spitndrum
Newest Members
yarddawg54, schiesser, bigdoc, Bggamehunter, willy2763
13605 Registered Users
Who's Online
5 registered (ropintime, RAFI, Sgoodman, EJ1, TX300mag) and 72 anonymous users online.
Forum Stats
13605 Members
43 Forums
100233 Topics
1180122 Posts

Max Online: 788 @ 11/11/13 08:06 PM
Moon Phase
CURRENT MOON
December
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31
Forum Donations
The TnDeer.Com Deer Talk Forum is for Tennessee Deer Hunters by Tennessee Deer Hunters. If you enjoy using our Talk Forum and would like to contribute to help in it's up-keep. Just submit your contribution by clicking on the DONATE button below and paying with PayPal or a major credit card. Any amount is much appreciated. Thanks for your support!

TN Burn Safe

Generated in 0.005 seconds in which 0.001 seconds were spent on a total of 14 queries. Zlib compression enabled.