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Is this a sugar apple tree?
« on: May 19, 2017, 03:29:07 PM »
Ordered this from tropicaltreasure-us(ebay) a couple of months, finally growing leaves a few weeks ago, but more I look at it, don't think the shape of leaves look like sugar apple tree's leaves...  your take?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Annona-squamosa-Sugar-Apple-3-gallon-pot-Vietnam-variety-/122476404678?hash=item1c84299fc6:g:Q5oAAMXQeKNTPhBl






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Re: Is this a sugar apple tree?
« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2017, 03:53:05 PM »
Looks like A. muricata to me. One sure way to tell is to rub the leaves and smell them. Soursop has a very distinct smell.
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Re: Is this a sugar apple tree?
« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2017, 04:09:03 PM »
Yeah that's a Guanabana aka Soursop

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Re: Is this a sugar apple tree?
« Reply #3 on: May 19, 2017, 04:42:26 PM »
I agree with the above...soursop

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Re: Is this a sugar apple tree?
« Reply #4 on: May 19, 2017, 04:50:00 PM »
well, that pretty much sum it up about this ebay seller...   

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Re: Is this a sugar apple tree?
« Reply #5 on: May 19, 2017, 06:53:05 PM »
Tropic treasure on ebay is the same as Top Tropicals.
Didn't the shipment originate in Ft Myers Florida?
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Re: Is this a sugar apple tree?
« Reply #6 on: May 19, 2017, 07:21:11 PM »
Top Tropicals has a lot of inventory, but they don't seem to know what they're doing. We asked them to order us a J-31 Jakfruit and when we got it home (after driving 5 hours there and back from Tampa Bay) we discovered that they had given us an NSM. At least it was still a Jakfruit. If it hadn't been pouring down rain when we were loading it up, we might have noticed the writing on the side of the pot.


« Last Edit: May 19, 2017, 08:04:54 PM by DeeMango »
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Re: Is this a sugar apple tree?
« Reply #7 on: May 19, 2017, 07:50:14 PM »
Ordered this from tropicaltreasure-us(ebay) a couple of months, finally growing leaves a few weeks ago, but more I look at it, don't think the shape of leaves look like sugar apple tree's leaves...  your take?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Annona-squamosa-Sugar-Apple-3-gallon-pot-Vietnam-variety-/122476404678?hash=item1c84299fc6:g:Q5oAAMXQeKNTPhBl







Jesse might have sent u the wrong item. Lol

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Re: Is this a sugar apple tree?
« Reply #8 on: May 19, 2017, 07:53:31 PM »
Tropic treasure on ebay is the same as Top Tropicals.
Didn't the shipment originate in Ft Myers Florida?
Mike

Tell me about it of how they are the same?

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Re: Is this a sugar apple tree?
« Reply #9 on: May 19, 2017, 09:04:14 PM »
Yikes. How did they mess that one up. Pretty hard to confuse soursop and sugar apple. Do they just grab plants at random?
Jeff  :-)

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Re: Is this a sugar apple tree?
« Reply #10 on: May 19, 2017, 10:48:19 PM »
Tropic treasure on ebay is the same as Top Tropicals.
Didn't the shipment originate in Ft Myers Florida?
Mike

Tell me about it of how they are the same?

Its the oldest trick in the book when a business constantly provides poor service they use a new name and most of the
time continue to provide poor service. Ty Ty out of Georgia is also Willis orchard and Aarons. All three are out of Georgia but have
slightly different addresses. I saw a sapodilla on ebay from Tropic Treasure I was interested in and I live ~30 minutes from Ft Myers.
I sent an email and asked if I could come by and pick up tree and they gave me Top Tropicals address.
On a different note I visited Ty Ty in Georgia, my wife had family that lived 15 minutes away. There weren't any models there
just Mexicans working there that day. I saw some very nice trees and would have purchased them no problem. They had allot of
trees planted directly in the ground. If you dig up a tree from the ground and ship bare root I am not sure how successful you will be
I had previously had 6 figs  shipped to me and 5 of them died immediately. They were nice and sent me a Pakistan mulberry and a white mulberry to replace them. Well they had a very small black fruit on them not exactly white or Pakistan. They also didn't fruit well in the South
they needed chill. Well in 2 years I couldn't complain and after 3 years I chopped them down.
I also visited Top Tropicals recently and they have  a really nice set up. Unfortunately it is very easy to have employees mix up trees. But some businesses won't turn away a sale just because they don't have the tree in stock? In some cases the tree dies anyway and if not it takes 2-3 years to figure it out. I have read reviews and people were very happy with their purchases, but there seems to be one bad reviews for every good one. 50 % chance.

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Re: Is this a sugar apple tree?
« Reply #11 on: May 20, 2017, 12:11:05 AM »
Use your NEGATIVE feedback option if they will not make it good.







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