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Re: Asiminaholics Anonymous
« Reply #175 on: November 20, 2017, 10:13:20 PM »
Thanks, Bush!
Hereís hoping they make it through the winter. I m keeping them in the pots over winter and planting in spring. That had always been my plan but briefly considered planting this fall. Several folks said to plant in fall but more and more authoritative ( if thatís possible) people said spring gives highest degree of success.
Canít remember if I mentioned that Iím adding 5 grafted trees: Atwood, Benson, Shenandoah, Mariaís Joy, and Lehmanís Chiffon. Probably going to save a spot or two for selected seedlings of Overleese, Jerryís Big Girl, Al Horn, or Summer Delight which I plan to start in February.
Jus crazy bout dem pawpaws!

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« Reply #176 on: November 21, 2017, 09:09:42 AM »
Thanks, Bush!
Hereís hoping they make it through the winter. I m keeping them in the pots over winter and planting in spring. That had always been my plan but briefly considered planting this fall. Several folks said to plant in fall but more and more authoritative ( if thatís possible) people said spring gives highest degree of success.
Canít remember if I mentioned that Iím adding 5 grafted trees: Atwood, Benson, Shenandoah, Mariaís Joy, and Lehmanís Chiffon. Probably going to save a spot or two for selected seedlings of Overleese, Jerryís Big Girl, Al Horn, or Summer Delight which I plan to start in February.
That's great! Your pawpaw orchade is growing fast!  ;D

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Re: Asiminaholics Anonymous
« Reply #177 on: December 21, 2017, 01:45:38 PM »
I'm addicted to collecting more cultivars....if I had the space, I would be bent on getting every available cultivar, I bet!

I just ordered 2 more:
KSU 4-1
Susquehanna

Ordered from Nolin River Nursery in Kentucky. nolinnursery.com

I'm extremely excited about KSU 4-1. This was by far the best pawpaw i tasted at the International Pawpaw Conference in 2016. Distinct pineapple notes on top of rich caramellyness. Wonderful texture to boot.
This is not without some risk, though - a commercial grower in Ohio that I know is trialing several 4-1 trees. He was ready to chop them down this year after every one of the fruit split. So.......????

Not sure why the cultivar has not been named. A bit of mystery around its availability and lack of formal name.

Susquehanna was the second best fruit I tasted at the conference and one actually won the best pawpaw contest there. (if I remember correctly). Can't go wrong with it (though many say it's susceptible to phyllosticta).
Jus crazy bout dem pawpaws!

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Re: Asiminaholics Anonymous
« Reply #179 on: January 17, 2018, 06:15:02 AM »

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Re: Asiminaholics Anonymous
« Reply #180 on: January 17, 2018, 12:11:44 PM »
Very interesting, Luis! So cool to see her so excited about pawpaws. Based on her other videos, sheís quite into growing exotics!
One of her most recent videos shows her trees looking gorgeous- I hope I can match that someday.
Also interesting that she apparently successfully transplanted from the wild. Though I believe other forum members have reported success with this.
Iíve been to pawpaw orchards but her trees look so big that It almost makes me concerned about my planned spacing of 6 feet

But man, pawpaws are just gorgeous trees!
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« Reply #181 on: January 17, 2018, 01:26:57 PM »
Very interesting, Luis! So cool to see her so excited about pawpaws. Based on her other videos, sheís quite into growing exotics!
One of her most recent videos shows her trees looking gorgeous- I hope I can match that someday.
Also interesting that she apparently successfully transplanted from the wild. Though I believe other forum members have reported success with this.
Iíve been to pawpaw orchards but her trees look so big that It almost makes me concerned about my planned spacing of 6 feet

But man, pawpaws are just gorgeous trees!
Hi! Yes they looking great! Pawpaws are so beautifull... and have delicious fruits is just amazing!  ;D

 

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