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

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".

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.

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.

Citrus General Discussion / Pigmented hybrids from Italy.
« on: April 20, 2018, 11:43:13 AM »
It's time to continue ...

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

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


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.

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.

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?

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.

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
3.Ougonkan (koganemikan)


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.
keprok means tangerine, Jeruk Manis means sweet orange.

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Toxicity of eugenia uvalha observed on sheeps.
« on: September 24, 2016, 04:23:12 AM »
"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. "

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

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.
source of image

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,

I want to buy seeds of species mentioned on pages 16-19

Annona aff. herzoguii p.16
Duguetia marcgraviacea p.17
Annona nutans p.18
Rollinia herzogii p.19

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Pandanus ID
« on: January 13, 2016, 05:34:19 AM »
Which Pandanus sp. is in this video?
I would like to grow it.
! No longer available

I want to buy some Annona Coriacea seeds.

Temperate Fruit Discussion / time to collect chestnuts.
« on: October 18, 2015, 05:16:34 AM »


Citrus General Discussion / Finally, some ripe fruits
« on: October 10, 2015, 03:41:52 AM »
Fall is here

Citrus Buy, Sell, & Trade / satsuma Iwasaki
« on: May 03, 2015, 05:08:04 AM »
I want to buy budwood of satsuma Iwasaki within European Union.

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