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As per the title, I would love to get budwood for these three avocado cultivars, whether from one seller or from multiple. A range of sizes from pencil-sized to slightly larger would be quite helpful. Thank you for any and all leads!

Nathaniel
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I am driving my daughter to the Palm Beach area to go diving Wednesday and would like to pick up some fruit and possibly some wholesale mango trees while I am over there. Any suggestions of places to visit and if an appointment is necessary?
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The title says it, post it here cause there's more visitors on this forum..
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More seeds available for this year...
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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: What is the best lychee?
« Last post by Jose Spain on Today at 12:39:07 PM »
I'm considering FZS and Salathiel as 2 last additions to my small collection. I already have in the ground Kaimana and Way Chee. In some documents I'm reading that FZS is earlier than Kaimana and in others exactly the contrary. Anybody has both cv and could confirm me if they mature at the same time or not?

By the way, FZS is a common cv planted here in Spain (also Salathiel and Kaimana), specially in Canary Islands, and this is how our FZS looks like:



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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Help! Citrus greening, now what?
« Last post by greenman62 on Today at 12:21:12 PM »
i would definitely call your dept of AG.

the bug that carries it is a "Asian Citrus Psyllid"
https://www.google.com/search?q=Asian+Citrus+Psyllid&source=lnms&tbm=isch

and just because you have the psilid, doesnt mean you have greening.
i had the bug, but, didnt have greening
but, i am in Louisiana... in Fla you are probably more likely to get it.

there was a report that guava being planted nearby helped
not sure why
found a couple of links that might help about guava...

http://www.crec.ifas.ufl.edu/extension/trade_journals/2007/March%202007%20guava%20and%20greening.pdf

http://www.imok.ufl.edu/hlb/database/pdf/00002899.pdf
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Tropicaltreasure-us on ebay

gozp,
would you  buy from them before Toptrop or Pine Island ?

i just checked out the store and there are a few things i want.
there is a small grafted carambola for $22, a sapodilla,  and some new varieties of mango.


I would 100% shipping is cheaper if u buy multiple
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Cold Hardy Citrus / Re: Arctic Frost Satsuma experience
« Last post by vanman on Today at 11:58:52 AM »
I have arctic frost and orange frost in the ground.  One set is on its own rootstock, the other is grafted to trifloliate.  Both were protected with Christmas lights and covers.  This was their first winter.  One set got down to at least 14 degrees and probably lower but I stopped looking after 3am.  The lows for those three nights were 11, 3 and 5.


Here is Arctic frost and Owari.  Owari suffer the most damage.  Where there were no Christmas lights, it died back.  The Arctic frost had mild to moderate damage. 




This is Orange frost and Xie Shan.  No damage at all.  The Xie Shan has fruit this year.  The real surprise is the mango seedling to the very right, no damage.  The Orange frost had fruit on it when purchased.  I picked them in Sept.  They were ok, not great and they had seeds. 

The pair that were grafted also were no damage, but they are smaller and much better protected.  These grafted ones are growing much slower.  Part of the reason is that they're growing in native soil versus a garden soil for the others. 

As of now, I don't have an opinion about Arctic or Orange frost.  Other mandarins so far seem to be about as cold hardy.  This last winter was fairly mild after those 3 days in Dec. 



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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Help! Citrus greening, now what?
« Last post by achetadomestica on Today at 11:49:53 AM »
Welcome to the new normal citrus world. If your trees didn't get greening then it would be a miracle.
I read 80% of citrus in Florida is now affected by greening. The only answer is to feed your trees extra
fertilizer and expect less fruit production. If your tree doesn't have the energy the fruit will be lopsided and
fall off prematurely. Some fruit may do this anyway but most backyard growers can get a decent crop
each year. Another drawback is the tree will probably only produce for 10-15 years, A tree in a grove
would produce for 50+ years. I live next to a grove and I live in Hendry County. I see more and more abandoned
groves. The added costs and the lower production is putting too much pressure on the small growers.
I have a friend that runs some small groves and his trees look pretty damn good considering. There is
also a grove very close to me with Sugarbelles and Tangos and his trees look Great! I asked him if he has
greening and he said Of Course! With only two trees you will do ok, but realize you will need
to have a more aggressive fertilizer program. I have citrus in my yard, mostly tangerines. I have a seedless
Kishu and it has over 150+ tangerines on it for the second year in a row. Without greening maybe it would have
had 300? There is a ton of info in the citrus section.
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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Cherry substitutes
« Last post by achetadomestica on Today at 11:28:15 AM »
I have a COR that fruited pretty well recently. It has been flowering non-stop since last summer with
only an occasional fruit being set. It had about 30 fruit at one time. The tree is over 8 feet tall and looks
great, so far no die-back. The fruit tastes the closest to a northern cherry. The flesh is not as firm as a
Northern cherry but the taste is right.
 I have another small COR I just put in the ground and the tree doesn't look the same. I guess what I am
saying is there is allot of variation in COR. I was selling/trading seeds but am currently out. PM and I will
save seeds, the tree has a few fruit on it now. Will a COR do well in your area? I am in Florida
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