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Re: Spicezee
« Reply #100 on: June 05, 2017, 08:26:47 PM »




I plucked this Z's today. i will let these soften a bit. I was able Taste one yesterday and it tastes like jujube to me..i can imagine how gud these are when they are fully matured & riped from the tree.

Oh no! why? you should've waited 4 more weeks

One small branch are holding 20... it is near the point of breaking in half. Lol

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Re: Spicezee
« Reply #101 on: June 06, 2017, 04:45:27 PM »
You need to thin down to 4-5 pieces per branch

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Re: Spicezee
« Reply #102 on: June 16, 2017, 06:28:21 PM »
Frank, i have tasted a ripe one from the tree.


These i Consider the best tasting fruits........

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Re: Spicezee
« Reply #103 on: June 16, 2017, 10:58:01 PM »
Mine still hanging...maybe in a couple of weeks?

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« Reply #104 on: June 17, 2017, 01:39:48 AM »
I have tasted the unriped ones on different stages.. some tasted like plum, some jujube/ apple, & some hint of guava.



But the riped from the tree are supreme.... so far i have only tasted 1 small riped from tree.


Gud thing i was able to cover nectaplum. Dam squirrels got like 15 ++....

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« Reply #105 on: June 17, 2017, 02:26:29 PM »
Partially harvested my first Midpride peach 3 days ago:


While waiting for the SpiceZee; they seem to get rounder and plumper by the week...:

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« Reply #106 on: June 22, 2017, 02:10:01 PM »
Just wanted to show the size difference between my SpiceZee fruits, one picked on June 12 (2 1/4 oz), the other picked today (3 3/4 oz): 10 days apart; both were the only 2 fruits from the same small branch... (so, they were of the same size 10 days ago):


(I have not harvested the fruits yet -getting close seems like- , those 2 were picked at different days just for my own observation).

We'll do the taste test comparison soon :)

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Re: Spicezee
« Reply #107 on: June 27, 2017, 08:43:58 PM »




I plucked this Z's today. i will let these soften a bit. I was able Taste one yesterday and it tastes like jujube to me..i can imagine how gud these are when they are fully matured & riped from the tree.

Oh no! why? you should've waited 4 more weeks

Is it about time to harvest now Frank?
Mine gives a little when given medium squeezing..., even though no dropped fruit, yet.

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« Reply #108 on: June 29, 2017, 02:07:47 PM »
Well. checking the fruits this morning, they get bigger and softer still; and I found one dropped on the net.

 So, i went ahead and picked the largest/softest ones to fill a medium size box:


And here's a look inside, already showing sign of overripe: hmm hmm good; sweeter and juicier than regular nectarines:

The largest ones average weight: 5.75 oz.

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Re: Spicezee
« Reply #109 on: June 29, 2017, 08:11:58 PM »
They look great Sam! I've eaten and giving away dozens and over 150 left..... ripening every day

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« Reply #110 on: June 30, 2017, 11:30:13 AM »
Thanks Frank!
You got me interested in this! Looking back, I went out and
bought a 5 ft bare root tree after reading this thread in February 2015!

So, it's a fast grower; I never had any pest/disease issue, easy to grow even
on my most infertile  part of my yard...
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Re: Spicezee
« Reply #111 on: July 02, 2017, 12:42:50 PM »
Finish harvesting Spiice Z...picked up.267 over 400 piece for the season.




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Re: Spicezee
« Reply #112 on: July 03, 2017, 10:33:04 AM »
Wow, what a bountiful harvest!
Looks like you shook up the tree to get those fruits dropped on the ground... ;D

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« Reply #113 on: July 03, 2017, 11:09:32 AM »
Wow, what a bountiful harvest!
Looks like you shook up the tree to get those fruits dropped on the ground... ;D

They were dropping like flies and spoiling. turned my back on them for two days and I found a mess. This is the most productive 3 year old fruit tree I've ever planted.....one of the top tree i would plant if I was starting a new orchard

 

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