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Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Avocado budwood for sale (Europe)
« on: June 23, 2019, 06:38:03 AM »
Hello,
I am going to cut some twigs from my avocado trees, if someone interested.
Cultivars are:
Fuerte, Bacon, Reed, Hass
6€/ cutting
shipping usually costs cca 2€.



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Cold Hardy Citrus / Japan acid citruses
« on: June 02, 2019, 01:59:17 AM »
I see a lot of discussion about culinary use of acid citruses in this forum. So, in Japan they eat a lot of sea food, so usage of acid citruses is popular.
So here is a list of japan acid citruses (or citruses used green unripe to use their acidity).

Citrus junos Yuzu

The most expensive is 木頭系(きとう)Kitō-kei (kitō), Yuzu kito, it has biggest fruit of standard yuzus.

Another famous selection is 早生種の「山根系」Yamane-kei  やまねゆず(はやしげる)Yamane yuzu (haya Shigeru)
The Yamane kei was selected in Mr. Yamane 's garden in Anan City. 
Seedless yuzu is called 種なしの (多田錦(ただにしき)) Tada nishiki yuzu

Citrus sphaerocarpa Hort.ex Tanaka  Kabosu  カボス

Important cultivars are:
〔通常品種〕「カボス大分1号」   Kabosu Ōita No.1

〔貯蔵品種〕「豊のミドリ」   Yutaka no Midori


Seedless cultivars:
〔種の少ない品種〕「香美の川」  Kami no kawa

「祖母の香」   Sobonokaori


Citrus acidoglobosa  Matsuda sudachi    マツダスダチ

Citrus sudachi  Sudachi   すだち

Important cultivars are:
徳島1号  Tokushima No. 1
徳島3X1号  Tokushima 3 X 1 / seedless/ ニューすだち
本田系  Honda-kei sudachi

Mushi nukaku sudachi   / seedless, thornless/
Yushi nukaku sudachi  /seedless/

Genko ゲンコウ(元寇)


Citrus inflata Bushukan 仏手柑(ぶしゅかん)


Citrus oto Oto オートー


Citrus takuma sudachi ナオシチ Takuma-sudachi  直七(田熊スダチ) naoshichi


ハナユ Citrus hanaju


Citrus Hebesu  ヘベス 別名 サンズ


Citrus depressa Shiikuwasha


Citrus keraji Kabuchi



Citrus nagato yuzukichi Yuzukichi ゆずきち



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Citrus Buy, Sell, & Trade / Taichang budwood for sale (EU)
« on: June 01, 2019, 03:31:25 PM »
Taichang (c. taiwanica x Ichang lemon) budwood for sale. Within EU.
1 piece, cca 15 cm long = 3,5€
shipping 2€.


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Cold Hardy Citrus / Interesting japan citruses.
« on: May 31, 2019, 04:53:18 AM »
I  just came across the info about new interesting acid citrus triploid, cross  of yuzu and sudachi.
It is called Awasuzuka 阿波すず香.



Yuzu, Awasuzuka, Seedless Sudachi (tane nashi sudachi 種なしすだち)

http://www.pref.tokushima.jp/_files/00854917/Awasuzuka.pdf

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Citrus General Discussion / Ponderosa lemon history
« on: April 25, 2019, 05:41:34 AM »
I found great article about Ponderosa lemon history, it is in czech language. http://citrusy.info/ponderosa-citrus-pyriformis/
So, here are some nice points. :
First time it appeared in spring catalog of Schmidt & Botley comp. in 1899. Under the name "American Wonder Lemon"
Here is their catalog from 1900.

Competitive company  Good & Reese presented it under the name Ponderosa in their catalog in 1900.
https://archive.org/stream/CAT31284616#page/28/mode/2up
 They choosed the name Ponderosa lemon most likely from "ponderous Lemons".

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Soursop fruiting in living room.
« on: April 20, 2019, 10:02:07 AM »
In 2005 I sowed a seed of annona muricata . Seedling flowered for the first time in the age of five.
Since then it flowered several times each year, but because of long period between flowering of single flowers, it was impossible to pollinate it.
Finally this winter, flowers opened shortly one by one. So I pollinated with one day old pollen.
On 3.24. it was clear that one is pollinated < the right one from this pair>.

I used the pollen from the flower on the leff side of this picture.
On 4.12. I recognized strange thing. The flower from which I took the pollen, started to separate too <on the right side of this picture>.

So now I have two fruits.




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I am looking for some passiflora edulis, or ligularis cuttings from fruiting plant. From good tasty cultivar.


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I want to buy Dong Hong (Oriental red), or Chuhong (Forest Red) Kiwi female plant.

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Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Want to buy roll of parafilm
« on: November 10, 2018, 01:02:24 PM »
I want to buy roll or two of Parafilm Nursery Grafting Tape - Size: 1/2"x1080".




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Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Tropical plants for sale (EU only).
« on: October 10, 2018, 08:21:11 AM »
Luc's Garcinia  plants for sale, 15€ each, shipping excluded. Payment by PayPal (or bank to bank transfer, possible for € zone countries).
Shipping to EU countries.




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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Banana seeds are tough.
« on: September 14, 2018, 05:39:51 AM »
In 2007, I bought seeds of Musa X sikkimensis "Daj Giant", Ensete glaucum and Musa violacea, some of them I sowed and the rest put in the drawer.
One ensete plant in 2008 from those seeds.:



This year, I decided to clean the drawer  and because I did not want to simply throw old banana seeds to bin I sowed them here and there in pots with plants and....
voilà : After 11 years in drawer.




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Citrus General Discussion / Pigmented hybrids from Italy.
« on: April 20, 2018, 11:43:13 AM »
It's time to continue ... http://citrusgrowersstatic.chez.com/web/viewtopicc951.php

right now, I got two new cultivars (released in 2012).

Sweet Sicily® /clementine Comune 2x × Tarocco 4x/


and

Early Sicily® /clementine Oroval 2x × Tarocco 4x/


both can form an anthocyanic pigmentation, in the form of reddish streaks, caused by cold temperatures, in the pulp.





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Worth to read  study about effect of different pollens to fruit quality of 'Arka Sahan' annona hybrid. 'Arka Sahan' is a cross of  'Mammoth’ atemoya x  'Island Gem’ annona squamosa, selected by the Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Bangalore.
http://hortsci.ashspublications.org/content/42/7/1534.full

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / What is wrong with my garcinia laterifolia?
« on: February 28, 2017, 01:27:50 AM »
Last year, 2 or 3 gummosis like flows appeared on the trunk of my garcinia laterifolia. This year many new appeared, also on branches. Is it some infection, or fertilizer  side effect or something different?







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Citrus General Discussion / Citrus hassaku
« on: February 23, 2017, 03:42:29 AM »
My first crop of hassaku, it has very nice sweet taste, but also a bitternes in the pulp. It is more bitter than grapefruit and this aspect devalues the overall flavor a bit.





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Citrus Buy, Sell, & Trade / Looking for Japan citrus seeds.
« on: January 10, 2017, 12:00:44 PM »
I want to buy some seeds of:

1.Shonan gold
湘南ゴールドは
2.Haruka
はるか
3.Ougonkan (koganemikan)
黄金柑

4.Himekoharu
媛小春

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Citrus General Discussion / Indonesian cultivars
« on: December 20, 2016, 04:42:53 AM »
Nice list of Indonesian citrus cultivars, although some of them could be local names of well known cultivars from outside.
https://kpricitrus.wordpress.com/2015/01/09/varietas-jeruk-yang-sudah-dilepas-tedaftar/#more-553
keprok means tangerine, Jeruk Manis means sweet orange.

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Toxicity of eugenia uvalha observed on sheeps.
« on: September 24, 2016, 04:23:12 AM »
http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0100-736X2014000500009
"Epidemiological data, clinical and patological findings of a disease of sheep, characterized by neurological signs are described. The disease occurred in the months of February and March of  2009 to 2013 in the counties of São José do Cerrito and Chapecó in mountainous western region and the state of Santa Catarina and is associated with the falling fruit of "uvaieira" (Eugenia uvalha Cambess). On farms where the outbreaks occurred had lots of fallen fruit on the ground, and the animals consumed avidly. Aiming to evaluate the clinical aspects of the disease and lesional was performed experimental reproduction through the administration of the fruits of uvaia at the daily doses of 45.45 g / kg, 68.18 g / kg and 82.35 g / kg. After 4 to 5 days of consumption of the fruit, intoxicated animals showed intense apathy, salivation, teeth grinding, circling, blindness, incoordination, opisthotonos and seizures, usually followed by death. Those that survived remained with sequelae of the disease, such as intermittent opisthotonos and seizures. There were no macroscopic or histological changes, however, were found the fruit, whole or fragmented mixed on the content of pre-stomachs. The main way to diagnose poisoning "uvaia" is the observation of clinical and epidemiology, associated with the presence of ripe fruit fallen to the ground. "

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Temperate Fruit Discussion / Wild strawberry
« on: May 28, 2016, 10:49:39 AM »
Those are the real strawberries of my grandparents.
In the past it was not common to grow strawberry in backyards, there were no big fruited cultivars  such we use to grow now. People just walked to the edge of forest or meadow and collected those miniature fruits of wild strawberry.
Wild strawberry are very aromatic with pleasant taste different to common strawberry.
There are 3 different species in my area:
Fragaria moschata (my fingers to show the size)

Fragaria viridis and
Fragaria vesca


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I came across another interesting annona. Annona vepretorum aka pinha da caatinga. This annona is happy in semi desert areas of Northern Brasil (Caatinga). I would like to buy seeds.
img.:
http://www.univasf.edu.br/~hvasf/images/banco_imagens/Ex_946_Ft_01.jpg
source of image http://www.univasf.edu.br/~hvasf/index.php?page=dados&query=annona



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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Pouteria cf. gardneri "Murucuya"
« on: March 24, 2016, 09:46:19 AM »
In this book I came across very interesting attractive pouteria. Is there anyone, who grows it? Source of seeds?
On page number 90,
http://www.bmchiquitano.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Gu%C3%ADa-de-Frutos-Silvestres-Comsestibles-de-la-Chiquitan%C3%ADa.pdf

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