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Temperate Fruit Discussion / Re: Fig leaf
« on: September 21, 2020, 05:25:13 AM »
My figs leaves also turn in different colors : slight purplish-brown and yellow in this season - fall. The change happens prior to them falling and ive observed this on the leaves that stay for a longer time into the fall season, the slight frosts that are not strong enough to kill them just make them change color .

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Policarbonate greenhouse recomendations
« on: September 20, 2020, 03:49:30 PM »
Thanks ,new update coming in a few days !!

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Policarbonate greenhouse recomendations
« on: September 20, 2020, 06:33:30 AM »
Thanks for the kind words, I appreciate !!🙋🙋 . At this point it does not look like much, but those are the important first steps which take more time .....here are some pics with accompanied with some explenations .

This is the base of the south and west sides, will have a thinner cement wall which top will be leveled with the other two sides which are ready for bricks .






Here are some views of the north and east sides ,with brick put up just for the purpose of getting the idea .











I will have insolating sheets on both sides of the walls , like shown in those pics .





Thanks to anyone whose following my work and making suggestions for the happenings 😜😜🙌😀

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Temperate Fruit Discussion / Re: Pecan question
« on: September 19, 2020, 02:40:19 PM »
I guess they have to be stratified since pecans come from cooler slimates, dont quote me on that thought.

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Policarbonate greenhouse recomendations
« on: September 18, 2020, 12:56:06 AM »
Yesterday I made half of the formwork and today will be putting the cement in . I made it to fix the level which had a light slope, and to make a more wide step on which to put the bricks later.






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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Plant ID
« on: September 17, 2020, 02:13:10 PM »
Def looks like tamarillo, a thirsty one by that !

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Policarbonate greenhouse recomendations
« on: September 17, 2020, 12:54:47 AM »
By the way, the work has started !!☺


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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Policarbonate greenhouse recomendations
« on: September 17, 2020, 12:51:52 AM »
I don't believe that picture is showing a typical post footing, but rather the cross-section of a full perimeter wall.  The goal would be to insulate the dirt inside the greenhouse so it doesn't conduct heat out and to keep the soil warm enough allow in-ground planting.   If it were just a post/sonotube type footing then yeah it would be pointless to insulate it.

My suggested changes (pretty minor)

yeah its a cross section ,that just shows the idea better. Thanks for the details about the coating material and the sloping on the top, will def take them into account.
 I was wondering if the bricks are any good if they are under the ground level in the moisture. I mean I will cover them with a sand and cement solution and then will have the sturofoam on the outher side which will have also be covered with a net and teracol.
My direct guestion is ,is is good that way in a sence to not let moisture to the bricks ,which will degrade fast in a such environment ,or should I make a concreete base right up to the soil level and then work from there with the bricks ?? Thanks to anyone and have a nice day !🙋

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The tree looks old to me, I guess there are some kind of critters in the bark that the peckers are after.....just a suggestion ...

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Policarbonate greenhouse recomendations
« on: September 14, 2020, 02:45:26 PM »
Hello ,once again 🙋🙋😀 the greenhouse is here, still waiting on the tomatoes thought... I made a quick sketch of the base for the greenhouse / how I will be making it. Please take a look and tell me, is it okay that way. Anything I can add or discard ??
Note: right side is in, left -out.



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1st wish: Wish for unlimited wishes (Ahaha you dirty Fruit Fairy, take that!!)

Now with my unlimited barrage of wishes, I'd wish for unlimited land and unlimited trees/plants.

I'd also wish that whenever you plant something there would be no such thing as pest pressure and it could survive anywhere, under any conditions and would immediately and constantly be everbearing with perfectly ripe fruit that lasts until you eat it.


Lolll that firs sentence is just genius .
I would wish that all plants on earth would flourish on all places on earth . Think koko palms and blueberries growing and fruiting next to each other .

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Measuring distance between trees/plants
« on: September 12, 2020, 01:28:43 AM »
Generally for me its not just root space that matters ,but also air space. As trees/plants grow they will start touching each other and ultimately shading one another .

That's a good point. My intention is to manage sunlight and circulation over time. This is for the portion of my yard that is dedicated to a hedge and I'm packing it in a bit for more rapid privacy. So for root space, I guess it would be center to center, and for air space, I would factor in other considerations?
I suppose if leave more space for the canopy ,u ultimately have more space for the roots between each tree. Another consideration that can be taken into acount is the spread of the root perimeter. I  know from personal experience that the roots ot trees spread in a much wider diameter than the canopy.

Pc: now I saw your question is for a hedje ,in which I would assume u can pack the plants for a faster result ,but can also spread the apart more ,in which case they will also close to each other but will take more time. What plants are we talking about, fruiting or decorative ? If they are fruiting and your goal is also the fruit I would plant them with more distance, if they are ornamentals ,plant them as close as u want .

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Passion fruit id
« on: September 12, 2020, 01:09:33 AM »
I hope you read my above comment as a whole again regarding confusion. Thanks.
  it may be a bit silly but I did not get I was directed for me ,if I did something wrong I apologize . I think everyone's sugesstion could be taken as a confusion ,since without dna test we are basically just guessing here ,either way , but I know in this forum there are people who know the characteristics of plants and can narrow down a accurate suggestion. Once again I apologise for any confusion I have made .

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Passion fruit id
« on: September 11, 2020, 02:33:38 PM »
Thank u all for the thoughts ,I will keep u posted with the happenings regarding the flower !!

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Measuring distance between trees/plants
« on: September 11, 2020, 02:28:11 PM »
Generally for me its not just root space that matters ,but also air space. As trees/plants grow they will start touching each other and ultimately shading one another .

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Passion fruit id
« on: September 11, 2020, 09:52:47 AM »
Here's a few shots of mine blooming also today
Supposedly Passiflora Decaisneana:










Kevin jones
haha I thought I was looking at my pics for a second, they are the same literally , do u know if this variety is self fertile and have u tried to pollinate the flowers with theyr own pollen ?? Tanks 😀 
 
Pc: I self polinated it, guess if its self fertile the fruit should start growing in a few days, thought I know that there might be other forces at paly like maturity of plant, water and fertilizer, temps etc etc.

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: why can't I lose weight
« on: September 11, 2020, 09:46:17 AM »
Do you think the sugar in fruit makes people fat?  I've always thought it was all the other unhealthy processed foods they eat--all the dead carbs without any fiber, minerals, or vitamins, and deep-fried foods.
I have heard that sugar in fruits plays a role In fattening 😅😅 no matter if its bio or synthetic sugar, if its in big amount ,it sticks ...... at least I think so ...

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Cold Hardy Citrus / Re: Pomelo in the snow
« on: September 11, 2020, 04:41:00 AM »
I have watched several of her videos, I like the atmosphere they have . If I am not fooling myself I think she has a video on which she cover more on this citrus, think she was making some kind of jam with it and was calling it pomello. It looks like pomello to me too .

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Passion fruit id
« on: September 11, 2020, 02:32:10 AM »
Sooooo, what particular guadrangularis variety do u all think it might be ?








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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Pineapple thread
« on: September 11, 2020, 12:16:19 AM »
Thank u for the info, u made my mind on trying to start some slips from store bought fruit. Its hard to start them here ,since the tops are generally damaged and the central leaves are rotten in the base and pull up easily .

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: why can't I lose weight
« on: September 11, 2020, 12:02:22 AM »
Lollll ,just keep helping the trees lose weight .😅

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Dragon Fruit thread.
« on: September 10, 2020, 01:55:30 PM »
Not an expert but it looks fine to me ! Should root

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I think this is Cereus Repantus aka Peruvian apple , it is edible !

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Passion fruit id
« on: September 10, 2020, 01:12:27 PM »
I think tomorrow is the day , will take a pic when open and post.I  Will polinate it with its own pollen , hope its a self fertile variety.


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Mine are as follows.
Peacherimoya
Passion fruitomatoes
Figsweet tamarind
Carambollamerican blueberrie
Persimmonnon  astrigentamarillo
 Lollll ,dont judge me 😅😅😅
Are you a friend of SeaWalnut?
haha no. not yet 😅😅😅 just kidding .

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