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Citrus General Discussion / Question about The Gold series, Shasta......
« on: December 09, 2018, 03:33:14 PM »
There are 3 in this series, Shasta and two others. Plus Lee Nova. Do they all have different taste or are one better than...... Very curious since I have them all but no fruit yet. They are only 2years old. No good gauge.

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Is jeruk bali pomelo available in the U.S?
« on: November 15, 2018, 04:10:40 PM »
Some call it Shaddock, Pamplemousse, they are very large pomelo's.Be nice to get a tree or sionwood.

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Your Favorite Telescoping Pole Pruner?
« on: November 03, 2018, 03:26:30 PM »
Stihl, does't warranty unless you use premium gas

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Your Favorite Telescoping Pole Pruner?
« on: November 03, 2018, 12:29:12 PM »
This is what i use for just about everything. Stihl




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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: growing Mr. Minh's atemoya in FL
« on: October 20, 2018, 02:59:56 PM »
Adam, got one from you and it is still doing great. Here is the bad news, had to prune the tree, because it is getting to wide.Trying to give away sionwood for 2 years in a row, no takers.All cuttings landed on the burnpile.

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Citrus General Discussion / kumquat tree good for rootstock?
« on: October 17, 2018, 10:51:07 AM »
I am wondering of I could use it for lemons to graft to, have budwood Santa Teresa and Meyer available.

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Citrus General Discussion / Re: Snow In Colorado
« on: October 14, 2018, 08:40:54 PM »
We don't have snow yet, but it does't matter my tree's are in their cozy greenroom. They don't mind. Got a total of 12 led shoplights each 5000k.




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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Fall fruits in La Habra
« on: October 10, 2018, 08:10:28 PM »
Brad, You got to be lucky living in Cali.. and have Frank close by. I don't think Frank want to mess with a guy living in Arkansas. I did got some nice sticks from him and doing good.

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Fall fruits in La Habra
« on: October 10, 2018, 05:05:33 PM »
Frank, you got to be the most interesting guy on this forum, you keep coming with these surprises, can't keep up.
Bob.

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Fall fruits in La Habra
« on: October 10, 2018, 11:06:09 AM »
Frank, will never get sick, he might get sick and tired, i don't think so. Bob.

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Citrus General Discussion / Re: Container soil mix.
« on: October 10, 2018, 08:49:16 AM »
My local Hydroponic store has these clay balls, are round and large. Their use is for hydroponic growing. It is not cheap, but worth trying, I have been eyeballing these big bags for a while. I have too many big containers.

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Citrus General Discussion / Re: Femminello Sfusato
« on: October 08, 2018, 08:01:19 PM »
Laaz, the UCR have a Femminello siracusano 2kr, will this help or.....

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Citrus General Discussion / Re: Container soil mix.
« on: October 07, 2018, 09:02:49 PM »
During the season I use Peters 25 , 8 ,15 HP and also Osmocote plus , 6 month veriaty this starting in May.
In the growroom, I use only Osmocote for the winter.
Kellog at Home Depot is what i buy, comparing the two i find the Kellog more to my liking.

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Citrus General Discussion / Re: Container soil mix.
« on: October 07, 2018, 04:10:05 PM »
Laaz, what is that brown stuff on top your mix, Osmocote? If so seems like a little much. I use Osmocote plus now for all my citrus till sometimes in March, than go back with Peters.

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Citrus General Discussion / Re: Citrus Growers Forum
« on: October 07, 2018, 12:00:23 PM »
Sylvain, doing so much to help out a lot of folks and also important to see some of the members coming back . This forum  was just incredible. Laaz just didnít know how valuable he was, when he started.
A true forum like this would be incredible exciting. All of a sudden old names pop up again, these folks got me started in citrus.
Millet, you should remember the one and only "Buddinman". I talk to him last year and early this spring.Then there is Joe Real.

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Citrus General Discussion / Re: Great Sour Orange Marmalade
« on: October 06, 2018, 08:39:59 AM »
Millet, the author is a well known recipe writer, got a book by those two guys, very informative.
That is a excellent recipe, to bad I donít grow that tree, Bob.

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Atemoya pruning advice
« on: October 02, 2018, 07:59:36 AM »
I would clean the bottom branches first, fruits will be laying on the ground. Looking at your tree tells me you got good soil, so you can prune the top also. I would suggest about in half.

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Citrus General Discussion / Re: Indoor citrus/fruit tree grow lights?
« on: September 29, 2018, 08:17:47 AM »
Workshop stays at 68*, Fruits seems to continue to ripen but maybe at a slower pace. In the back is a Jaboticaba and a Atemoya which has a fruit. The Jabo has a lot of fruits and flowers are still outside.
They are all on dollies of the concrete floor.


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Citrus General Discussion / Re: Indoor citrus/fruit tree grow lights?
« on: September 28, 2018, 08:30:22 PM »
I have been using this set-up for years, next month October my workshop look like this. these are led shoplights bought from Sam's Club, 5000, normally $35.00 for$24.00.  10 in total .


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Citrus General Discussion / Re: variegated citrus
« on: September 26, 2018, 02:51:07 PM »
Laaz, are you still heavy in citrus?

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Citrus General Discussion / Re: variegated citrus
« on: September 25, 2018, 07:27:06 PM »
Laaz,what a surprise!! With all the wisdom that you have, my wish,hope to hear more from you. You probably don't remember me but the seeds i bought from you are still in my yard thriving but in the form of rootstock and others. Have variegated orange was one of it.
Hope you consider staying here.

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Easy peasy (and cheap) pitaya trellis
« on: September 25, 2018, 07:47:11 AM »
Mark, I got two growing, but one is still alive but not doing anything to my liking. What are you going to do next spring. How is your outlook for the future, what is going to be big with your acrage?
Mark, I you want Mr Minh sionwood I can send you all you want, otherwise they are going on the burn pile.

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Red Hybrid Jaboticaba size?
« on: September 23, 2018, 08:10:23 PM »
My looks like yours, some big but most are smaller, today the tree is putting more bloom that will ripen in the greenroom for the winter.
This is the 4 times this year to go into fruiting.






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Citrus General Discussion / Re: Sneaky Lemon
« on: September 23, 2018, 11:40:47 AM »
Don't worry, once your tree start carrying more fruit that all change, here is case in point.Here is a picture of a Cara-Cara red navel.
If you have 3 branches per tree and one of them carry a fruit, that one will not grow more, while the other two will.






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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Easy peasy (and cheap) pitaya trellis
« on: September 22, 2018, 10:20:28 AM »
Mark, my rainwater reading are always around 5.6, my believe rainwater is always acidic.

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