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Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Wanted: Button Mangosteen seeds
« on: July 07, 2018, 04:14:08 AM »
I'm looking to purchase some button mangosteen seeds.

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Recipes / Re: banana catsup
« on: July 07, 2018, 04:08:09 AM »
I've heard of this before actually. I'm curious, what do you eat it with? Is it more sweet or savory?

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Does it taste different than the red ilama? Which one is better?

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Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Re: ULTRA RARE ANNONAS
« on: July 07, 2018, 03:15:13 AM »
Do you have any pictures of the fruit?

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Best way to control whitefly population
« on: July 07, 2018, 03:13:12 AM »
Seriously, these things are kicking my butt this summer. I try to stay organic with neem since I have lots of bees. Yet I spray and I spray I don't see their populations affected at all. I put up yellow sticky traps and while they worked, I kept getting those brown anole lizards stuck to them. There was always one or two poor lizards stuck in the morning that I'd have to unstick with olive oil. I don't put them up anymore.

Can someone give me advice on how to eradicate or maybe at least control whitefly successfully? I'd like to avoid pesticides but I'll use a mild one if nothing else works.

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Quite unfortunate too since theyíre pretty cool looking with the black and orange. I find them every once in a while on my custard apple and toss em on the concrete for the birds.

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Looks like a fruit piercing moth caterpillar from the genus gonodonta. Get rid of it. They can damage nearby fruit. 

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: rarest papaya on earth. palanda papaya
« on: December 05, 2017, 11:33:04 PM »
Hello!

I came across this thread while doing some research. I was wondering how everyoneís seedlings were doing. I got a packet of seeds from baker creek and started them back in may. Only one seedling made it and is about a foot tall and looking good. Seeing as I need male and female, I bought more seeds from TWF but Iím having trouble with getting them to germinate.


 

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Introduce Yourself
« on: December 05, 2017, 11:25:33 PM »
Hello! My name is Jess. I live in Miami (zone 10b). I donít have many hobbies besides gardening. Iíve only been growing tropical fruit for about two years now. Itís gone quite smoothly. Things Iím growing right now are:
Jaboticaba
Custard apple
Meyer lemon
Wampee
Abiu
Palandas papaya
Naranjilla
Cocona

Im hoping to add more as time goes by although I donít have much space as it is. Despite the obvious lack of space I continue to buy seeds  ;D itís nice to meet you all!

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Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Looking for rollinia or abiu
« on: September 22, 2017, 07:09:59 PM »
Either seeds, trees, or fruits. I'm located in the Miami area.

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