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Thanks for the info Ethan.

Soon, I will try Mango on marula, just waiting for the weather to get a little better. The Canopus star (Suhail Star) can be easily seen by the naked eye and arrived earlier than I expected so the winter will arrive early too.
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Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Re: Dragon Fruit Cuttings for Sale
« Last post by Ingrid Taskin on August 20, 2018, 03:57:43 PM »
Hi there.  I am interested in purchasing some cuttings.  I would like deep red fruit variety and one or two varieties that produce FLOWERS other than WHITE.. which I have.  Can you recommend which to get please?
Thank you!
Where in Florida are you?
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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Achachairu Growing Information Please
« Last post by gozp on August 20, 2018, 03:54:37 PM »
91304

This occured july 6, 2018 during our heatwave.
We had 110f plus for a span of 3 weeks that time.
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Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Re: Dragonfruit Cuttings
« Last post by Ingrid Taskin on August 20, 2018, 03:53:57 PM »
Hey there.  Very interested in purchasing some cuttings for Red Dragon Fruit (meat) and also dragon fruit that blooms in any color other than white?  Do you have any available?
Thank you!
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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Good rootstock for Abiu ?.
« Last post by EvilFruit on August 20, 2018, 03:49:15 PM »

I was wondering if someone has successfully grafted abiu onto another Pouteria species ?.

Thanks
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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Any plant nurseries in Puerto Rico to visit?
« Last post by murahilin on August 20, 2018, 03:40:05 PM »
Jardines Eneida's!

PR-103, Cabo Rojo, 00623, Puerto Rico

Great plants, fruit stand and really nice people!

I second Ethanís recommendation.

I think Montoso Gardens may be selling plants again. Not sure though.
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Cold Hardy Citrus / Re: Soon To Be Released By The USDA
« Last post by Walt on August 20, 2018, 03:29:15 PM »
This one is on my bucket list.
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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Rambutan Fever in South Florida, USA
« Last post by fruitlovers on August 20, 2018, 03:20:07 PM »
The rambutan is a well accepted commercial fruit. It is widely liked. So it's good to try to grow it out of it's normal range. But getting to commercial stage, if it is possible at all, would take decades of development, not 2 years.

What exactly has to happen during decades of development for rambutan to become commercial crop in FL ?
It's not just for Florida. If you look at history of commercialization of fruit crops in any area, they don't happen in a couple of years. Most important is trials of varieties to see what kind of production can be achieved, and this takes a long time. Then comes marketing aspect...getting consumers aware of the fruit and wanting to buy it. This usually takes a lot of advertising and lots of free samples.
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Citrus General Discussion / Re: Dieing lemon leaves
« Last post by Millet on August 20, 2018, 03:16:41 PM »
How many leaves on the tree has the damage that is shown by your picture? 
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Dwarf Hawaiin is a "re-name" of what was originally known as Tete Nene or Tete-de-Nene in Puerto Rico.
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