WA 64 Spring Field Tour
May 24 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
One event on May 24, 2023 at 2:30 pm
Join Kate Evans, Stefano Musacchi and Bernardita Sallato who will introduce the new apple variety WA 64 in two field tours. Learn what we know so far about this new apple and how to grow it.
First stop is 2nd leaf trees at WSU Roza on 4 different rootstocks with various tree management systems. These will be contrasted with the 9th leaf trees at Allan Bros WSU apple breeding program Phase 3 site.
When: Tuesday May 16th at 2:30 PM
- Start: WSU Roza Farm @ 2.30PM
117814 W Kuhlman Rd, Prosser, WA 99350
- Then: Allan Brothers P3 @ 4:00PM
N Aller Rd, Prosser, WA 99350. From W Hanks Rd NW, go north on N Aller Rd, this will curve and take you around a bend and then up a steep hill. Look for signage to orchard blocks.
First stop is 2nd leaf trees at WSU Sunrise Orchard on 4 different rootstocks. These will be contrasted with the 9th leaf trees apple breeding program Phase 3 site in Quincy.
When: Wednesday May 24th at 2:30 PM
- Start: WSU Sunrise Orchard @ 2.30PM
114 Sunrise Ct, Rock Island, WA 98850
- Then: Stemilt Quincy P 3 @ 4:00 PM
Turn north on 10024 Rd U NW with HW 28, Quincy, WA 98848. Look for signage to orchard blocks.
Kate Evans firstname.lastname@example.org
Stefano Musacchi email@example.com
Bernardita Sallato firstname.lastname@example.org
This project is partially funded by Washington State Department of Agriculture, Specialty Crop Block Grant K3582, and the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission.