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Using an ancient technique called “chip grafting,” (splicing branches with buds of various varieties into a base branch), artist and University professor Sam Van Aken has carefully nurtured trees that can bear over 40 different types of stone fruits, including peaches, nectarines, apricots and almonds.
By springtime, the “Tree of 40 Fruit” sprouts pink and purple blossoms. In the summer, the tree begins to bear fruit of all kinds.Peach-Blossoms-e1440226159605blossomfruits