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32nd Annual Fruitwood Scion Exchange, Golden Gate Chapter, California Rare Fruit Growers

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The California Rare Fruit Growers (CRFG) is the largest amateur fruit-growing organization in the world and we’re hosting our famous annual Scion Exchange. Scions are special fruit tree twigs used to propagate fruit trees. Find the best varieties for growing your own fruit that are suited for your microclimate. Discover local favorites and near-forgotten heirlooms!

Scions: Hundreds of varieties of fruitwood to choose from to graft onto your own trees: apple, pear, quince, plum, peach, nectarine, apricot, cherry, & more
Cuttings to Root: grape, fig, pomegranate, kiwi, mulberry, berries & more

• Pre-Event Beginner/Newbie Class at 11:10 am

Rootstocks and Grafting Supplies for sale
Free Grafting Classes & Demonstrations 12:15 pm & 1:10 pm
Custom Grafting of your selected scion varieties onto your own rootstocks for a fee
Rare Fruit Tasting: try rare and unusual fruit
Plant Sale: edible and ornamental plants
Silent Auction: funds support chapter events
Subscribe to the Golden Gate Chapter’s Newsletter
Vendors selling fruit, trees, shrubs & vines
Become a member of CRFG
Questions answered, Secrets revealed.
Beginners welcome!

What to Bring

• Your list of desired varieties (see Making the Best of the Scion Exchange)
• Gallon zip-top plastic bags, a pen, and tape to label the scions you take home
• Notebook & pen to take notes during the grafting classes
• A handled tote to carry them all in.
• Scions to share from your home. See links below for instructions.
• Cash for purchases

$5 for Members and Non-Members

Open to the Public
Free parking

What NOT to Bring:
NO Citrus or relatives (plants or scions/cuttings)
NO Disease or Pests on plants
NO Patented Plant Varieties

Download/Watch

• Your Master Guide: Making the Best of the CRFG Scion Exchange (pdf)
• Poster/Flyer to Print & Share (pdf)
• How to Collect Scions video

Learn more on selection, establishment, and care.

#CRFG #rarefruit #fruitgrowers

Price: $5
Date: Saturday, Jan 18th, 2020
Time: 12pm-3pm
Name of Location: Diablo Valley College, Lot 9
Tagged In: Workshop, Nonprofit, Volunteer
Posted ByJohn
Date Posted: 01/11/2020 @ 2:30 pm
Closed: 01/19/2020 @ 1:0 am
Posted In: Diablo Valley College, 321 Golf Club Rd, Pleasant Hill, California 94523, USA, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523Get Directions

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