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Dekopon Seed
« on: February 12, 2017, 06:24:08 PM »
Dekopon Seed - No Charge  (also known as Sumo, shiranuhi)

Dekopon seed are rarely found in the fruit.  Dekopon comes true from seed. First come first served.

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Re: Dekopon Seed
« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2017, 09:49:55 PM »
Hi Millet ! I'd love one or two seed for Dekopon if I'm asking in time. Thanks. Tom McLemore,  Montgomery , AL  36106
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Re: Dekopon Seed
« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2017, 11:03:02 PM »
Tom, I very happy to give it to you, your a wonderful person and great member of this forum.  I'll send it to you in the mail tomorrow. I remember the great gift you gave me at the Alabama Citrus Expo a couple years back.
« Last Edit: February 12, 2017, 11:07:11 PM by Millet »

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Re: Dekopon Seed
« Reply #3 on: February 13, 2017, 02:19:22 PM »
Still have some?
The hardest plants to grow are often those most worth growing.

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Re: Dekopon Seed
« Reply #4 on: February 13, 2017, 03:39:44 PM »
Garcinia, sorry that was the only seed I have found so far.  However, as I eat the fruit from my tree if I find another I'll send you a private message.

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Re: Dekopon Seed
« Reply #5 on: February 13, 2017, 07:16:28 PM »
Ah I see they're hard to find in the fruit. Thanks.
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Re: Dekopon Seed
« Reply #6 on: February 23, 2017, 12:41:00 PM »
Garcinia, sorry that was the only seed I have found so far.  However, as I eat the fruit from my tree if I find another I'll send you a private message.

How does it taste?  Can you show us a picture of the tree and fruit?  Mine fruited for the first time last summer but dropped.  It has about 2-3 very small buds now.

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Re: Dekopon Seed
« Reply #7 on: February 23, 2017, 02:58:23 PM »

Last year the Dekopon set 2 fruit,  this year the tree set 14 fruit, most were rather large sized fruit.  The fruit were sweet, however, the acid context was higher then I expected. All in all they tasted quite good, my wife loved them.  The Japanese pick their Dekopon, then store them wrapped in cellophane at a constant temperature for 60 days.  This is done to lower the acid content of the fruit, thus making them taste even  sweeter. Sorry, presently I am not able to post a picture.  My Dekopon tree is planted in the ground,  stands 3.5-ft. tall and the same wide.  It has just stated it first growth flush of 2017 .

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Re: Dekopon Seed
« Reply #8 on: April 02, 2017, 08:22:32 PM »
I have 1 Flying dragon and 1 Rubidoux that have dekopon (Sumo) grafted into water sprouts that look like they will have qite a fruit this year. The local Kroger BeaumontTX store has Sumo for sale now. $2.50 each.

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Re: Dekopon Seed
« Reply #9 on: April 03, 2017, 08:56:28 AM »
I have 1 Flying dragon and 1 Rubidoux that have dekopon (Sumo) grafted into water sprouts that look like they will have qite a fruit this year. The local Kroger BeaumontTX store has Sumo for sale now. $2.50 each.

Odd, as Sumo season is over in California.
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