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Fire the lawn guy

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Chintalala is a mutation of a mamey sapote (I forget which cultivar). The fruits are small, about the size of a small canistel, but packed with flavor. The tree produces twice a year, in spring and fall. As with other mutations (eg, the variegated guavaa), some branches revert back to the non-mutated version.

The fruit is only known in El Salvador as far as I know, and even in El Salvador it's not widely known. It was one of the best tasting mameys that I've had. I brought back budwood and grafted to a green sapote rootstock that I happened to have laying around. All grafts took and are doing quite well :-). In a few years I should have some chintalala fruits :-). I'm curious to see if it performs the same here in FL.



Jeff I know this is old but did your Chintalala ever fruit? and if so was/is it the same?

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Haas avocado in SWFL?
« on: April 30, 2018, 10:36:29 AM »
Fruitscapes has the the super Hass..... a better version of the Hass for Florida growers. Call and talk to Steve

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Try Excalibur, I know they sell green finger limes 

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Pakistani Mulberry Tree Too Big
« on: April 27, 2018, 03:16:17 PM »
You can just cut it down to 4 feet or so and then you can keep it under control

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: An unplanned visit to Mimosa Anaheim.
« on: April 24, 2018, 05:23:20 PM »
Those prices are a joke correct? I would never grow trees if I had to pay those prices !!!! Thats just high way robbery!!

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Barbados cherry
« on: April 23, 2018, 01:40:59 PM »
Florida Sweet is a real variety

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Kandi fruit tree?
« on: April 13, 2018, 04:05:52 PM »
Without a pic you're pretty much shit out of luck my friend

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Triple Sec mango
« on: April 13, 2018, 04:03:19 PM »
Itís Seacrest. They decided to change the name.

The names are getting worse and worse. Seacrest was an excellent name.


AGREED 100%

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Thaumatococcus Daniellii
« on: April 04, 2018, 04:57:37 PM »
Just ordered some         ;D

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You people in California like to grow the lower end varieties of mango's for some reason...trust me you can do better then Bombay and Glenn ...

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Mango epidemic spreading in my yard
« on: April 03, 2018, 01:07:33 PM »
Hummm What root stock are they on? I keep hearing Florida mango's don;t do well in California... Not sure why this happen's????

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I use cactus mix to start them then i just toss them in the ground and let them go

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Thaumatococcus Daniellii
« on: April 02, 2018, 09:50:07 PM »
I can not find a website for them to order seeds.... thats why Im asking on here

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Thaumatococcus Daniellii
« on: April 02, 2018, 08:38:45 PM »
Anyone growing this? Anyone have plants for sale?

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Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Re: Garcinia seedling
« on: April 02, 2018, 09:48:55 AM »
Same boat.... lol

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Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Re: Garcinia seedling
« on: April 01, 2018, 08:11:03 PM »
Don't forget about achacha.

You have a fruiting achacha? if so I would LOVE to buy a few fruits from you

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Thank you... ginger arrived in great condition! Canít wait to harvest my own!!!

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Loquat recommendation
« on: March 30, 2018, 01:46:40 PM »
Sidney, I'm in Broward County and loquats fruit here with no problem. so i do not think it's due to a lack of cold weather... just my 2 cents

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Mango tree pruning gone wild
« on: March 27, 2018, 04:09:08 PM »
Seems to me they didn't finish the job.. after all it is a Carrie mango...

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Citrus General Discussion / Re: Cara Cara vs Tarocco ?
« on: March 26, 2018, 05:00:15 PM »
What we can agree on here is that the fruit grown in one area's conditions will taste different than one grown in another, and will also be variable across people's random palates.

Not counting that not every fruit from the same tree will taste the same, especially at different stages of ripening.

If you really want to know a fruit, taste multiple samples on multiple trees grown in different places and then you'll really get a feel for the variety overall.


Or just taste the same fruit from your location at different ripeness.. because you're not going to grow a orange in Florida that taste like it was grown in Cali

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Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Re: Wanted: Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa)
« on: March 25, 2018, 11:43:20 AM »
Jacob, You can pick up a 3 gallon tree from benders nursery in Davie for like $35.00... plenty of other nurseries in Broward have them... Wild Flamingo just do a quick google search for local nurseries... A grafted tree will give you fruit with a few years as a seed grown tree may wait 5+ years to fruit or longer
                     Good luck and welcomer to the forum


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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: annonas to ID!
« on: March 23, 2018, 04:37:28 PM »
Tiny picture. You have better?

CLICK THE PIC IT GETS BIGGGEEERR

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You have fruitscapes right down the road from you...... one of the better nurseries around..... give Steve or Jesus a call

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Is my carrie mango a goner?
« on: March 16, 2018, 10:26:49 AM »
If you're lucky she's a goner! one of the worst mango's EVER
That's my opinion and i could be wrong

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