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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Guava season in Socal
« on: October 07, 2017, 11:24:22 PM »
Awesome, I'd love cuttings of both!
Those guavas Definitely look delicious!

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Guava season in Socal
« on: October 07, 2017, 11:08:22 PM »
Woah that Dolores totally seedless red is amazing! Can you comment on the taste and growing habit of the tree? Also will you have Dolores totally seedless red scions for sale?

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Surinam cherry does fine for me in full sun but grumichama suffers in high heat and full sun. Also cherry of the Rio grande seems like it likes cooler weather, it also suffered in high heat and full sun here

Both Grumichama and CORG might benefit from partial shade in high temps.

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Red Jaboticaba Hydroponic Project
« on: September 18, 2017, 12:34:29 PM »
Very interesting! Will definitely be following this thread, keep us posted!

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: First jaboticaba flower buds??????
« on: September 17, 2017, 09:42:14 PM »
You're right! Looks similar. Also I found pictures here: www.marriedtoplants.com/flowering-plants/jaboticaba-fruiting-first-time-garden/
That show floral buds on a jaboticaba that eventually fruits. Yours could also bare fruit soon hopefully!!

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: First jaboticaba flower buds??????
« on: September 17, 2017, 01:24:29 PM »
Wow! Congrats! Keep us posted on the progress!!  :D

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Best Rare Fruit Youtube Channels?
« on: September 03, 2017, 06:27:00 PM »
David the good is awesome!
 I like ecossistema, he features a ton of Brazilian and non brazilian plants( edible and non)
  https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCQLdJ03fErkMNKHzvVgAuKw
I also watch safari garden also a Brazilian YouTube channel that features alot of edible plants.
  https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCC7Hy-ZwzXQV4MDEoMJvsKg

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Please ID this plant
« on: August 22, 2017, 09:45:48 AM »
Definitely some sort of annonaceae. Looks similar to Asimina parviflora...

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Myrceugenia growing experiences
« on: August 02, 2017, 12:30:04 PM »
Cool! Thanks Sven! Ive also found another source for M. ovata var. nannophylla. rather buy plants/seeds from other forum members but these seem like a good option as well. I'll post the websites In case some one else is interested in these plants. They also carry other Hardy Myrtaceae( Myrteola, Luma and Ugni.)
Sources:
http://sacredsucculents.com/rare-beneficial-plants-from-chile/
http://www.farreachesfarm.com/Myrceugenia-ovata-var-nannophylla-p/p4674.htm

Brian- good to know it can handle the heat as well! It gets pretty hot here near Dallas and putting up with the heat would also be necessary. How old is your plant? Is it in the ground?

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Myrceugenia growing experiences
« on: August 01, 2017, 06:07:53 PM »
I've recently become really interested in the Myrceugenia genus,  not only for their ornamental value but also for the possible edibility of the various fruits of this genus. Various sp. from this genus also seem to be pretty Hardy! Some sp. Appear to be Hardy up to USDA zone 6/7.
Does anyone grow any species from this genus? What's your experience been? How was the fruit quality/taste? Where can I find plants/seeds?
Specifically I'd like to know more about Myrceugenia chrysocarpa and Myrceugenia ovata var. nannophylla( but all info is welcome!).
Myrceugenia chrysocarpa seems to handle ≈ -20C without flinching.
Hardiness info:
http://datadryad.org/resource/doi:10.5061/dryad.d61jk/1
http://www.chileflora.com/Florachilena/FloraEnglish/HighResPages/EH0289.htm

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Mango ID
« on: March 11, 2017, 07:06:00 PM »
Cool, thanks for answering my newbie question!   :D

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Mango ID
« on: March 11, 2017, 05:43:12 PM »
Makes sense. It looks just like one but in baby form. Do the trees mango sizes vary?

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Mango ID
« on: March 11, 2017, 10:19:55 AM »
I bought these fruits from a local Vietnamese supermarket. They're tiny!! Sweet and virtually no seed. does anyone know which variety this might be? Attached are pictures of the fruit and seed size, also a toothpick for scale  :P lol






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Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Re: Rare Psidium sp. seeds available
« on: February 06, 2017, 05:23:32 PM »
Just received my seeds, thank you so much! And thank you for the extras!!

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I hear ya, peat moss and cottonseed meal fertilizer should help. Keep us posted!!
                    Wish you good vibes and healthy plants ✌️

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Cottonseed meal based fertilizers have worked well for me. Something like down to earth's acid mix would work great!
Also are you watering with city water? Mixing in peat moss with your potting mix when you up-pot would also be beneficial

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Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Re: Looking for wild pawpaw from US
« on: September 10, 2016, 06:59:04 PM »
Hey Adam what's the taste like for the fruits in this species?

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Adam ( flyingfoxfruits) is very knowledgeable and has a variety of different Eugenia species. That's were I'd start

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Introduce Yourself
« on: July 11, 2016, 11:16:06 AM »
Hi everyone!

   :D  My name is Moses, been lurking for a while. Ive learned so much from my lurking already. Everyone's so knowledgeable and friendly! I'm glad to be a part of this forum. Im interested in zone pushing and Hardy tropicals and container gardening. I have a small but growing tropical container garden in a small zone 8 backyard.i hope to learn much more from all of you! :)

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