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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Avocado seed long term storage/ viabilty?
« on: August 10, 2019, 07:28:22 PM »
I normally use my avocado seeds in less than a month has anyone had good success with avocado seeds stored then used after 5 to 8 months for good sprouting rates, i was told to store at 42 degrees in dry peat moss is there a better method to store than this ?

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I need the avocado scions listed if anyone has some starting late august 2019 to march 2020,i also need Lunchbox avocado scions if anyone can get any, i prefer to trade rare ones for rare ones but also willing to buy outright.

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Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / wanted 500 Zutano Avocado Seeds
« on: July 07, 2019, 05:46:32 PM »
Im looking for a very cheap sorce for Zutano Avocado seeds if cheap enough i can use 500 or more, prefer large as i can get, and not needing anytime soon winter 2019 to 2021 is soon enough, other wanted seeds in much smaller numbers are Duke,Aravaipa,Lula,Walden, Reed seeds and will pay more for them.

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Its reported by some as Aravaipa tree being able to tolerate 10 f maybe it can and maybe it cant, i heard of no living proof but best i can tell the area where mother tree is it never gets that low and surely never on a regular basis, more likey common winter temps are prob somewhere between 20 to 28 degrees so my advice for anyone thinking they will grow well in 10 degress dont relay on that.I would winter protect any young avocado tree below 32 and not take any risk at least until tree has matured and got several years under its belt. I do think the high summer high temps the tree can likely take are much more reliable but still make sure young tender trees are painted white and prob use a 50 to 70 percent shade cloth depending on where one lives.

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Temperate Fruit Buy, Sell, & Trade / Pumice 4 Plants
« on: June 18, 2019, 12:25:06 AM »
Pumice 9 dollars per 25 pounds plus shipping cost , the size of pumice is from sand size up to approx 3/8" pumice is great for root health in potted plants and amending soil i recommend no less than 25 percent in pots up to 50 percent depending on kind of plant.

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Does anyone have a large aravaipa avocado tree in cal or even other states thats producing fruit yet and if its being grown in fairly cold areas  how is it doing and how is fruit for taste ive never tasted 1 before.

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Pumice for sale fines up to 1/4 inch in size in bags pure not mixed with anything else its great for health of roots for pots or amending heavy clay soils the cost is 9 dollars per approx 24 pounds worth plus shipping cost, i also have duke,nimlioh,booney doon avocado scions for sale at 10 dollars each plus 7 dollar shipping box in lower 48 states.

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Pumice for sale fines up to 1/4 inch in size in bags pure not mixed with anything else its great for health of roots for pots or amending heavy clay soils the cost is 9 dollars per approx 24 pounds worth plus shipping cost, i also have duke,nimlioh, avocado scions for sale at 10 dollars each plus 7 dollar shipping box in lower 48 states.

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I dont know all that much about the Arapaiva Avocado tree, i ve read it can take 10 to 14 degrees of cold and i assume that is a large 30 foot tall tree, someone else wrote it can handle 120 degree days, thus thriving in arizona i guess, i read fruit  size and taste is like quality of hass but with a smaller seed. Sounds like the tree is also a fast grower, but can someone share more facts on this variety like does the fruit have good shelf life? does it ship,bruse easy? , how long does fruit need to hang on tree, who has scions or whole small trees for sale, also anyone with a large producing tree can you shed more light or correct the false rumers?

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Temperate Fruit Discussion / Growing kiwi's from seeds
« on: May 11, 2019, 02:20:15 PM »
Im growing kiwis from seeds they sprout ok in 100 percent vermiculite but then tend to die off quikly does anyone have a good soil formula that very young kiwi plants do well in, i also tryed coir it doesnt work any better, maybe sand ? Pumice ?

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Ive heard dusa rootstock is good for salt tolerance and root rot resistance but is clonal rootstock over hyped ? Someone told me some growers complain about clonal rootstock that the roots are too shallow that they dont have a deep growing tap root like a rootstock grown from a seed has is this true ? Also how hard is it to grow ones own clonal rootstock in a greenhouse? Can a beginer have success ? Or is air layering on a avocado tree a better way to go ?

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I have a couple of Duke avocado trees in pots that i plan on planting in high foothills in Fresno county california does anyone know of other kinds best for cold besides the Mexicola or is the Duke the most cold hardy i will find ? Also is 50 percent pumice in pots ideal in pots for avocados? Is anyone growing the black johnson avocado tree or the del ray avocado tree ? Lastly is there any better seeds to use as rootstock in california than the Zutano seeds has anyone tryed to use lula seeds or walden seeds in california ?

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I am looking for good ideas/suggesttions for growing food crops for profit in fresno county foothills. Elevation 1500 to 2000 feet above sea level i think its to high for oranges but has anyone been able to grow avocado, kiwis,pomagranite,almonds,cherimoya up that high i know grapes do ok but looking for other options for potentel cash crops???

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Looking to buy avocado seeds such as Lula and others that make good rootstock, also looking for Nabal,Queen,Hellen avocado scions

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