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Do you have Durio graveolens seeds?


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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Jarilla chocola
« Last post by Jesssfl27 on Today at 03:16:44 AM »
Did you get them from TWF? Iíve tried growing them before also and I  just started some new seeds. On my first run I got two seedlings. They were doing alright until I transplanted them and went into shock. I lost one and the other got some fungus. Even after fighting off the fungus with the help of copper fungicide it didnít really improve. This time Iím starting them in slightly bigger pots so that Iíll only have to transplant once. I planted 12 seeds since the seeds from twf have around 50% germination rate. Please post updates on your progress! Good luck!
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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Soursop - lots of flowers, but no fruit.
« Last post by DurianLover on September 18, 2018, 11:50:15 PM »
Chennai is as tropical as it gets, no issue there. Perfect for soursop. Not sure how this topic even could come up.

As per last Guanabanus post, I definitely think it's better to give full spectrum nutrients to avoid disbalances. Generally South India a bit similar to SL, where every minor town has agricultural shop. 
I see best improvements with foliar sprays. Generally I get like 5-8 choices. Similar set up should be in Tamil Nadu. It should have major elements listed and short analysis of trace elements. Sometimes label just says NPK with TE (trace elements). I generally go for organic concentrates with kelp or German made foliar spray powders with full spectrum of macros. I try to avoid US made foliar concentrates, as they have loose standards for heavy metals in such products.
Not sure if this would help with fruiting. Maybe simply pollination problem. Most of South India has good fertile soil.

Edit: label should say water soluble.
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Citrus General Discussion / Re: Nitrogen deficiency?
« Last post by Millet on September 18, 2018, 10:54:30 PM »
Nitrogen is available at most all pH levels, from as high as 9.4 all the way down to 4.  Nitrogen's greatest availability is between a pH of 8.5 and5.5.
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Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Giant Yellow Megalanthus Dragonfruit cuttings
« Last post by spaugh on September 18, 2018, 10:38:19 PM »
Giant yellow megalanthus dragonfruit cuttings.  These were started from seed by Simon.  Its taken a few years to get them large enough to sell.  Limited supply.

25$ per cutting ~1ft in length
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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Mature soursop and fruit in Southern California?
« Last post by Bananaizme on September 18, 2018, 10:36:23 PM »
Frank thatís a amazing looking tree you have there, Iím sure it will hold fruit before long as the tree ages .

 William
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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Yellow Dragon Fruit variety.
« Last post by Nayelie321 on September 18, 2018, 10:27:00 PM »
Just checked their Facebook page it seems they ship cuttings worldwide since they send to Paraguay and Thailand. Beautiful fruit.
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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Jarilla chocola
« Last post by nullzero on September 18, 2018, 09:49:05 PM »
I lost some previously, they can get shocked easily. Also I noticed they like good aeration and drainage. Just keep the soil slightly moist, it has a storage tap root that gains in size after a few months.
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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Really Good Flavicarpa Passionfruit
« Last post by barath on September 18, 2018, 09:30:52 PM »
Yeah, that's what I"ve decided don't order from them again!! Thanks for tip Barath, how's Southern Ca. treating you!

Great so far -- not quite settled yet, so everything is in containers, but growing much faster.  Hoping to plant my collection of fruit trees and vines in the ground soon.

As for Passifloras, I managed to get P. laurifolia to flower outdoors here this summer, but it didn't set fruit despite hand pollination.  (The vine is about 5 years old with a thick and woody trunk, in a 40 gallon container.  I had been growing it indoors in the bay area.)  I think P. nitida is closely related, but I don't know if it is easier or harder to fruit.  P. laurifolia is the best passionfruit I've eaten (had it in Maui) but it's considered strictly tropical.  I'm still working on tracking down seeds of P. popenovii which is its highland relative.

Of course Mike's passionfruits probably are even better, and maybe someday we'll get to try some of those types here.
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