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Local pick up/Meet   *All Brand New & Unopened*





Plant Doctor $25





KMag(SulPoMag) [0-0-22K, 11%Mag, 22%Sulfur] 50lbs $22

Citrus Nutritional Spray $5.  Or All Three (3) for $50

(Please P/M)

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Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Looking for a White Sapote
« on: October 17, 2018, 12:45:56 PM »
Looking for a White Sapote, anyone know someone or somewhere that sells them?

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Backpack sprayer 50% off
« on: July 09, 2018, 02:36:21 PM »
So long story short, I was Harbor Freight and seen that they had backpack sprayers for $30 down from $60. I couldnít pass it up as I was recommended it by Har a few months prior but I didnít want to pay $60 for a sprayer.. turn into an early Birthday present for me but hopefully this post will help out someone else 😁



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Rapoza scion seems to have taken and already flushed.. is it too early to cut off the branch I side cleft grafted onto? Going to try and use the piece I cut off as more budwood for grafting as it looks like the perfect stage to take for grafting.. right?

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Mango tree fertilizer
« on: August 18, 2017, 04:22:45 PM »
So I wanted to change my fertilizers & was wondering if I use these to fertilize my mango trees (& my Miracle fruit), am I over doing it?



Wanted to use this as my base. And then add this supplement for K-



Or use this to supplement-




Can I use this one regularly with the first one?

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Experience ordering from FloridaHillNursery?
« on: August 08, 2017, 03:02:50 PM »
Has anyone ordered banana cultures from FloridaHillNursery? They seem to be the only place that I can find the 3 varieties of bananas I'm looking for & thought I read in a similar post about their plants not being properly labeled from someone else's experience?? Tried going through going-bananas.com but they didn't have the varieties- Dwarf Namwah, Blue Java/Ice Cream, & Praying Hands.. anyone growing them & have pups? (Looked on Craigslist with no luck) any help is appreciated  ;D😁

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / 1st successful mango graft?
« on: July 31, 2017, 12:54:09 PM »


So it looks like my 1st successful graft!! ;D😁



Should I remove all the old parafilm & re-wrap where I grafted with more parafilm or is it unnecessary??
Thanks for your help!!!

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Mango tree (possible Haden seedling?)
« on: June 26, 2017, 11:59:53 PM »
So I'm always on the lookout for Mango trees and sugarcane & I happened to find a mango tree on a vacant lot just North of Northlake blvd on A1A & Richard Ave. Found some drops that looked great. Very strong flavor & then sweetness & some fiber like a Haden. Brought the fruit to show Har & after talking for a bit, we came to the conclusion of a Haden Seedling being the most likely mango. Hoping to get a ripe one before it drops for a real flavor evaluation!!

























You never know what you can find if you just look sometimes...  ::) :D

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Please Help ID this Banana
« on: May 29, 2017, 09:58:29 PM »
So I was hoping someone with expertise on banana cultivars could help ID this variety. Neighbor was giving away a few plants & I got 1 of the 2 bananas she was giving away. But they weren't labeled & all she could tell me is that it's either Dwarf Cavendish or Dwarf Orinoco. Thank You!!!  :)






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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Too late to use this for grafting?
« on: April 26, 2017, 09:10:27 AM »
So I have yet to graft my first tree & have been doing research and was also told to use bud wood that has not started pushing out new growth. Will u tell me if it's possible or to late to use this top piece since a new flush has already started pushing out?


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So I would like to give a major thank you & shoutout to the forum member who went out of their way to help me obtain these new cultivars for my garden!!  ;D (Shall remain anonymous out of respect for the individual) Again just very much appreciative for what you did & now very excited to also share here in the forum!!

Florigon


K-3=Kathy


Venus (already flowering!!!)


Phoenix


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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Must Have Top tier Mango Variety?
« on: February 01, 2017, 08:49:45 PM »
What variety do you consider a top tier mango? I tried going back several pages & seeing how everyone liked these varieties & now wonder if any will do well against disease & fungus out west in Loxahatchee?? The varieties are- Fruit Punch, Juicy Peach, Peach Cobbler, Sunrise, & Venus. Or do you have a recommendations for growing other varieties out in Lox? Looking for something that'll thrive, realiable, & taste like candy or super sweet? Also looking for Kathy, OE, & Pheonix where is this possible or than ZHPP?

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Also what potting soil is best for containers?

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Have real bad scale infestation & I think I shocked it with salt fertilizer...?

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