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Are you guys kidding me? You don't know what sweet , tart , sour , piney , bitter sour ect ect do you not have taste buds?

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Luc's Garcinia
« on: May 09, 2017, 11:03:09 PM »
You have no pics attached

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: where to plant ackee?
« on: May 06, 2017, 05:21:15 PM »
I like saltfish with my Ackee

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Miracle fruit tree - still alive?
« on: April 30, 2017, 06:53:38 PM »
 It would be a miracle if it survived

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Yep. I got one fruit that is currently about an inch and a half long and fattening up.

Mine flowered a second time. Out of about 30 - 40 flowers, only 3 or 4 were female. And out of those, one seems to be holding and growing.

Any update on the tree? Hopefully it manage to bear fruit

OK Jeff, you're going to split that one tiny fruit with all your south florida friends correct? we will all come over and get a nibble lmao

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Blue grape tree
« on: April 16, 2017, 09:32:00 AM »
Nearly as good. Only drawback is large seed. Allow fruit to turn completely black before harvesting for best flavor.

Thanks jeff! Fruit quality? As good as jabo?

I would say flesh is a little "meatier" in the Vexator but flavor is nice for a jabo.  The tree and fruit have a powdery bloom on them.  I think if I had to choose, Red Hybrid is better.


Rob, I also have red just not flowering yet! I guess I have another year to wait or the red

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Blue grape tree
« on: April 15, 2017, 06:38:17 PM »
Thanks jeff! Fruit quality? As good as jabo?

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Blue grape tree
« on: April 15, 2017, 03:56:21 PM »
Got a 4 foot blue grape tree, it's flowered 3 times in the last few months but has set no fruit! Is this normal? I wanna try the fruit so bad!

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Abiu tree?
« on: March 24, 2017, 07:46:32 PM »
Thank you all for the replies! Guess I'm gonna give it my best shot and see if I can grow/fruit this thing!

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Abiu tree?
« on: March 23, 2017, 01:15:48 PM »
Are they able to be pollinated by Canistel?

That I am unsure of

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Abiu tree?
« on: March 23, 2017, 12:39:31 PM »
Wondering if I should try and get another tree forpollination purposes

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Abiu tree?
« on: March 22, 2017, 10:45:12 PM »
Wondering if abiu is worth growing? Have a z4 but not sure if I need 2 trees to pollinate or if it's selffertial ,also never had abiu fruit...is it tasty? also if anyone in south Florida is growing they can give me some tips on growing, full sun? Feeding? Watering? Ect ect ect

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Fruit punch tree update
« on: March 12, 2017, 01:05:03 PM »
Anyone else growing fruit punch mango tree in south Florida, mine has had only one flush since I got it ( was one of the first ones) seems to be a very slower grower for me!
Any updates from others?

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As rob would say..... thank god cut it down and replant a real mango..... lmao

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Jackfruit tree lost all leaves
« on: March 09, 2017, 07:10:08 AM »
@fruitboxhero That's encouraging to me. Have you given any fertilizer during that 4-5 month period?
No, did nothing at all.. after trying everything from  foliar  sprays to soil drench's seem to only make things worse.. even stoped watering other then the sprinkler system for the lawn.

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Jackfruit tree lost all leaves
« on: March 08, 2017, 01:34:14 PM »
I had same problem with my j/f lost almost all of the leaves, was ready to cut it out spoke to a few people and who told me to just leave it alone. Did nothing to it for 4-5 months! All of the sudden it took of went from a 4 foot nothing to a 16 foot monster in less then a year! Last year it had male flowers but was so sick looking cut then all off and now this year it's holding 3 fruit and as healthy as a horse!
So I say let mouthed nature do it's thing as see what happens! I was happily surprised!

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Bring on a Tuesday makes it a bit harder for us "east coast" guys to attend

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: No Mango Blooms...
« on: January 17, 2017, 02:20:05 PM »
No blooms on any of my trees as of yet.... 13 mango trees on 3 different lots in north west broward!

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How is the growth habit & taste of cotton candy & honey kiss?

Cotton Candy  - grafted on nursery stock, TBD.  On Turpentine in California,  a death sentence.

Honey Kiss  - very compaxt and on the slower side.

Taste - best to do a forum search.

Honey kiss is still in my wife's top two!

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: eat green mango
« on: January 06, 2017, 06:10:08 PM »
Venus..... love me a fully ripe teen Venus 🙃

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Awesome tree! And yes rob is one hellava nice guy!

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Why is mango tree dripping sap?
« on: November 13, 2016, 09:06:55 PM »
Yes.  Spray with Copper, several times.

Phosphite would probably be useful also.   There are many brands:  Foliar Phosphite, Agri-Phos, Organocide Plant Doctor, KPhite....
Har, shouldi trim the dying branches back first?

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Why is mango tree dripping sap?
« on: November 13, 2016, 01:27:55 PM »
During the dry season, you should be watering your mango. Twice a week for 10 minutes seems to be a good pattern. Consistent watering prevents fruit splitting and helps with nutrient uptake. Since our soil tends to be shallow sand, it dries out very quickly.

Gummosis is often a symptom of copper deficiency, which can be an issue in our high pH soil.

While some mango trees can be "set it and forget it," you really want to establish a consistent fertilization regimen, especially if you have shallow Broward soil underlayed with builder's fill. My favorite mango combo right now is Har's slow release 0-3-16 with minors and sulfur to lower pH.

Lastly, a fungicide program is extremely beneficial. A good copper fungicide product once a month helps stave off anthracnose and provides copper, which is often lacking in our soil.

Jeff, it's watered 3 times a week for like 8 min at a time.... I spray cooler every month and it gets fed 4 times a year with citrus fert.. it's the only tree I have doing this! It's been in the ground for like 18 months and this seems like it happened over night

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Why is mango tree dripping sap?
« on: November 13, 2016, 12:20:48 AM »
No one can help me?

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Why is mango tree dripping sap?
« on: November 12, 2016, 12:41:45 PM »




My Providence mango tree is dripping sap and the leaves are dying what can I do to save tree?

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