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Ilya11

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Re: Citsuma Prague
« Reply #75 on: January 11, 2018, 07:43:32 AM »
Sylvain,
I do not fully understand:does this mean that seedlings that you showed were from monoebryonic seeds with white cotyledons?
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Re: Citsuma Prague
« Reply #76 on: January 11, 2018, 08:55:05 AM »
I wanted so much to have seeds in the fruit. That's why I polished all of them. I did not care about nature. Unfortunately, no seeds.

I wanted to see the seeds and wanted to plant them. Just like Sylvian did.

In my opinion, this is the only way to get answers to some questions about the plant without the use of specialized workplaces and laboratories.

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Re: Citsuma Prague
« Reply #77 on: January 11, 2018, 09:38:21 AM »
I have to ask.
Have you ever seen a real chimera for yourself? I do not think so.
Do you know or even have some citrus chimeras from the former USSR?
I've seen some of it in very old photos (50's or 60's). And it looked very convincing. E.g. orange, sometimes with trifoliate leaves. I saw some at noon. And it was always a plant without the other part - a pure orange. When cutting the screws, the second genome remained on the original plant. Is it even possible? If so, could it happen to the hybrid (Unshiu X P.T.) ITSZ Praha? If it's a chimera.

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Re: Citsuma Prague
« Reply #78 on: January 12, 2018, 09:32:04 AM »
Ilya,
> does this mean that seedlings that you showed were from monoembryonic seeds with white cotyledons?
No, not at all. The seedlings I grow all come from one seed, the only one I had in many years. I Think the cotyledons were green but the main thing is that the seed looked like a "normal" citrus seed, like a lemon seed. The ones of this year are very different. They are big and puffy and we can see the green cotyledons through the testa. It makes bumps on the seeds making me think they are polyembryonic but I still didn't open one. They exactly look like yuko seeds that are very polyembryonic.
The 'work' of these days is to eat the fruits and collect the seeds. Later I shall take pictures.

Snek,
> Hybrid (Unshiu x P. ITSZ Prague is the greatest mystery among citruses for me.
It will remain like this as long as you shall consider Prague chimera like a(n) Hybrid.
When you will think of a chimera, everything will become clear and even evident.

> I've seen some of it in very old photos (50's or 60's). And it looked very convincing. E.g. orange, sometimes with trifoliate leaves.
If you know an equivalent chimera with orange please immediately take cuttings ( and send me some ;-) ).

> When cutting the screws, the second genome remained on the original plant. Is it even possible? If so, could it happen to the hybrid (Unshiu X P.T.) ITSZ Praha? If it's a chimera.
I am not sure to understand this sentence but if you mean "is it possible to obtain a pure mandarine fruit from a(n) hybrid of poncirus", the answer is absolutely 'NO' for an hybrid and absolutely 'YES' for a chimera!

It is the same for a pure trifoliate branch, the answer is absolutely 'NO' for an hybrid and absolutely 'YES' for a chimera!

It is the same for monofoliate polyembryonic seedlings and for everything we can see on the prague. It is always NO for a hybrid and always YES for a chimera.


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Re: Citsuma Prague
« Reply #79 on: January 12, 2018, 01:25:30 PM »
Sylvain, Ilya, Snek, and everyone else,
When do Prague fruit ripen? Before freezing weather?

Thanks,
Alan 

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Re: Citsuma Prague
« Reply #80 on: January 13, 2018, 05:50:09 AM »
Let's say for Christmas.
This year I picked them the first days of the new year but many people would feel them overripe, very sweet with low acidity.

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Re: Citsuma Prague
« Reply #81 on: January 13, 2018, 11:17:06 AM »
For me Christmas / New Year. It is still outdoors, but protected by the sail.


 

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