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how do i get rid of these guys asap - they are tearing up my leaves and leaving lots of poop all over my leaves. help me!




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Tropical Vegetables and Other Edibles / Sisso Spinach Pest?
« on: May 10, 2020, 10:48:28 AM »
hello, whatís this on my sisso ?! what should i do? itís a potted sisso plant that iíve had for about 2 months.






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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Free Red Wax Jambo 25 gal
« on: April 11, 2020, 02:02:22 PM »
Hello giving this away - has it for about 1 year - donít really like the fruit . Message me if your interested in picking up. Iím in Davie FL. I can leave it outside in front yard  to avoid any type of contact.


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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Rustoff and Verdagro
« on: April 09, 2020, 12:30:14 PM »
Does anyone use these products in their irrigation tank ?  I have well water and my sidewalks, patio, walls, trees are getting stained badly from the iron in well. Are these products safe for garden , fruit trees , kids? Thanks!

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Dwarf coconuts
« on: April 03, 2020, 01:14:02 PM »
Hello, I want to buy 2  ďdwarfĒ coconut trees that are producing fruit . I found a guy who sells the Dwarf Figi. These are some pictures he sent me of some of the ones he has.  Does anyone know from looking at the pictures what varieties they are? Also I see some of the fronds with yellowing and black spots . Please help me , I want to buy good healthy dwarf coconuts! Thanks!




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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Sugar Belle Mandarin
« on: March 29, 2020, 08:16:36 PM »
Just added this beauty to my small but growing collection. I know citrus isnít the smartest tree to plant in south Florida because of their disease issues - but apparently this variety is more tolerant . Anyone have any success with sugar belles in Florida? Chime in please. Thanks



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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Watermelon , Pumpkin or something else?
« on: March 27, 2020, 09:31:20 AM »
Not sure what Iím growing here, I threw some scraps a long time ago - but donít remember what was in the mix. Anyone? Not sure if to remove - itís starting to take over!






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Hello Iím looking to buy a few pigeon pea plants. Iím in Broward.  Please contact me 786-412-6374 - Alex

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Pickering Mango!
« on: March 23, 2020, 11:44:14 AM »
Hi all! Hope everyone is staying safe. Just wanted to share some pictures of my Pickering.






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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Weird thing on Papaya
« on: February 18, 2020, 06:39:38 PM »
Do you guys know what this is? - never seen anything like it.


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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Barbados Cherry whatís going on
« on: October 21, 2019, 03:54:05 PM »
Anyone know whatís going on with my Barbados cherry tree?



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Tropical Fruit Discussion / New home for trees!
« on: October 09, 2019, 08:58:35 PM »
I recently moved to Davie in August ,  all these trees have been with me in containers between 1-4 years. My goal throughout the years was to train them to be low branching and compact . I put trees in ground in early September they look happy and seem to be adapting well , Iím blessed to finally have a place to call my own! Love this forum!



Potted Pitangatuba first fruit set!


Unknown variety grafted Mamey sapote


Alano sapodilla


Pantin mamey sapote


Pickering mango


Peach Cobbler mango


Orange Sherbet mango


M4 mango


Gigantia sapodilla



Recently ďpuggedĒ Mahachanok mango - (was getting taller than I wanted)

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Help ID this lychee
« on: September 16, 2019, 10:51:28 AM »
Hello, my local plant nursery is selling this Lychee tree , the guy that runs the place isnít sure what variety it is. Anyone have any idea? Thanks!




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Tropical Fruit Discussion / What tree is this?
« on: September 03, 2019, 12:56:53 AM »
Hello , recently moved into new home -  not sure what tree this is. Thank you and stay safe. Thoughts and  prayers for Bahamas. 😢🙏🏻





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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Lemon Zest and Powdery Mildew
« on: September 20, 2018, 12:02:48 AM »
Hi all, I have an opportunity to get a really nice healthy looking lemon zest mango tree  , itís about 8 ft tall and 6 ft wide, i have tasted lemon zest before at Benders about 2 years ago and thought it was a great mango. Iíve been reading and hearing that it has issues with powdery mildew. If I where to get it, will I put my other trees at risk of getting powdery mildew as well? Is it worth the maintenance and spraying regimen? Or should I just pass on it? Thoughts please!

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Millipede in Jabo
« on: August 29, 2018, 03:34:21 PM »
Just spotted these little guys in my potted Jabo today, should I be concerned?!


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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Galaxy Mango
« on: August 08, 2018, 02:10:03 PM »
Does anyone have any info on Galaxy mango? Not much has been talked about it.

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Alano fruit set
« on: August 02, 2018, 11:46:49 AM »
Hello, this morning I was watering my trees and noticed my Alano had 2 tiny fruits for the first time! If they actually hold on , how long do they usually take to mature and harvest? Thanks! Iíll post some pics tonight.

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Giant Vietnamese Bloom! Yay!
« on: June 05, 2018, 05:18:27 PM »
Hi yaíll just wanted to share these pics from last night!   ;D






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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Mango weight and branches
« on: May 17, 2018, 03:55:58 PM »
Hi , my container Pickering is fruiting for the first time, it held 2 fruit on the same small branch- Iím worried the branch might snap. Should I prop them up with something or just let it be? Thanks!


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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Jabo and dragon fruit
« on: May 11, 2018, 07:16:10 PM »
hello, I have a 5 year old jabo in a container, Iím not sure what variety it is. Can you guys tell by the leaves or bark? It hasnít fruited yet 😒. Also I had a couple questions regarding dragon fruit - a friend gave me a few large pieces from his place , I did the best I could standing and tying them up. They had flowers last year but no fruit before I transplanted to my house. My questions are - when should I expect to flower again and will the flower on new growth only? Thanks and have a great weekend !








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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Plant ID help
« on: May 10, 2018, 07:17:01 PM »
This has been growing in my yard for close to 3 months , I havenít pulled it because I was waiting to see if it ever flowered or fruited. Itís started to grow some sort of pods, any ideas anyone?



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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Bangkok Thailand Fruits and Buggies
« on: May 08, 2018, 07:07:32 PM »
Hi everyone! just want to share some photos my dad recently sent me from a local market in Bangkok, he is visiting a friend.  Maybe one day Iíll make the trip with my wife when our kids get a little older. Does anyone know if he is allowed to ship me any seeds?























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Iíve had my Alano Sapodilla for a little over  3 years, I had it in ground for 1 1/2 year then dug it out , pugged, and put in a container when I moved. Itís never flowered or beared fruit for the obvious reasons, but could this finally be?! I love this little tree so much, is it showing me some love?? I hope so!! Weíve been through a lot together! LoL








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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Please help me ID this tree
« on: January 11, 2018, 06:07:21 PM »
Hey guys I realize this is a tropical fruit forum, just wanted to see if someone can help me ID this tree, Iím pretty sure itís not a fruiting tree. Thanks!!


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