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Ichangquat other than 6-7-2
« on: March 23, 2017, 01:20:32 PM »
I have just bought an Ichangquat and I was told it is a sister hybrid of the 6-7-2 and that it came from the US but I couldn't get any more information (ie. on hardiness or taste). So, I'd appreciate any additional information there might be.

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Re: Ichangquat other than 6-7-2
« Reply #1 on: March 23, 2017, 03:36:39 PM »
Where did you get it from?
Original 6-7-2 is monoebryonic, so ichangquat from B.Voss known by this name in Europe is  F2 seedling different from mother plant. Theoretically your plant could be another seedling of 6-7-2 from USA.
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Re: Ichangquat other than 6-7-2
« Reply #2 on: March 24, 2017, 03:14:23 AM »
I bought it from Eisenhut, Ilya, I don't have many other options:-). I believe it has not flowered there.

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Re: Ichangquat other than 6-7-2
« Reply #3 on: March 24, 2017, 03:53:10 AM »
I read somewhere that many of their plants were from B.Voss.
Czech on-line nursery http://www.rakytnik.com/index.php/rostliny/citrusy/mrazuvzdorne-druhy-a-hybridy/385-c-ichangensis-fortunella-ichangquat has 6-7-2.
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Re: Ichangquat other than 6-7-2
« Reply #4 on: March 24, 2017, 11:11:58 AM »
I know that one, they do not ship to Switzerland, unfortunately.

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Re: Ichangquat other than 6-7-2
« Reply #5 on: April 04, 2017, 11:25:53 AM »
Ilya (or anybode else) does your ichangquat have any spines/thorns? My ichangquat has lots of them, the largest measuring 5cm (almost 2 inches). Quite a dangerous thing if this trait persists into adulthood.


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Re: Ichangquat other than 6-7-2
« Reply #6 on: April 04, 2017, 01:11:55 PM »
Yes, small plants do have very dangerous long thorns, but on fruiting branches they are either small or do not exist at all.
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Re: Ichangquat other than 6-7-2
« Reply #7 on: April 04, 2017, 03:32:31 PM »
Most all citrus varieties grown from seed have thorns during the tree's immature growth period.  When the tree reaches maturity the tree becomes much less thorny.

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Re: Ichangquat other than 6-7-2
« Reply #8 on: April 05, 2017, 07:52:12 AM »
Thanks a lot, I knew that many citrus are thorny when young. But the other plants which I ordered (Juanita, Citrumelo Nr. 82 and Citrandarin Nr. 174) are of the same age and almost thornless. So, my real question is actually whether the Ichangquat will be full of thorns when adult, too.

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Re: Ichangquat other than 6-7-2
« Reply #9 on: April 05, 2017, 05:10:40 PM »
Florian, are the Juanita, Citrumelo Nr. 82 and Citrandarin Nr. 174 all grafted trees, and thus already mature wood for day one?  If so then that is why they are thornless.

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Re: Ichangquat other than 6-7-2
« Reply #10 on: April 06, 2017, 03:54:30 AM »
Yes they are but so is the Ichangquat. Unless they took the budwood from a juvenile plant.. I've just bought them all toghether.
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