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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: TT / Har Tasting M4 Mango 👍🏼
« on: August 16, 2019, 02:13:39 AM »
I was glad he had a positive review for son pari, as I have recent successful graft of it.  How they exclaim it's spicy makes me eager to try it

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Tropical Vegetables and Other Edibles / Re: Moringa oleifera
« on: August 13, 2019, 11:01:52 AM »
I have 6 1 gallon pkm2 seedlings.  Some are flowering now at less then a foot tall.

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I had this scenario you are going thru RNGuyen. I was waiting for late July to remove all the fruit from my Manila seedling. I removed all the fruit (to get vegetative growth) and a grafting I did in April of PPK just came to life which I thought was dead. Pretty crazy how it lasted such a long time without any activity.


How much of a brown color did you see in the scion?  I have a peach cobbler that's turning brown.  Gives me hope and may delay me from grafting anew underneath the older graft

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Organically grown, w/ good root development
$20





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Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Dwarf Namwah Banana trees $20
« on: July 28, 2019, 09:09:35 PM »
Organically grown Dwarf Namwah Banana tree
5 gallon
Fruits at around 8-12 feet tall
Has a stout trunk, not needing propping up



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Tropical Vegetables and Other Edibles / 3 gal Yacon harvest
« on: July 26, 2019, 11:15:21 PM »
I have Yacon in the ground & in several pots.  Decided to harvest a 3 gal, seeing how the soil was starting to bulge out of pot.



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Tropicoco 1.5 cu. ft. Potting Mix $15
Tropicoco moisture retaining potting mix is a Premium potting mix made from coconut coir and perlite, supplemented with natural ingredients
The combination of coir and perlite give tropicoco moisture retaining the ability to hold water while still offering excellent drainage
Use tropicoco fast draining Premium potting mix in nursery containers, GROW!T dirt pots, Self-Watering planters and window boxes
Ideal for vegetative growth indoors and Self-Watering planters outdoors as well as fabric planters
Ingredients: coconut coir, perlite, worm castings, seabird guano, bat guano and dolomite lime (pH control) to complete this high quality growing medium.


Turf & Surf 1.5 cu. ft. Potting Soil $15
Turf & Surf potting soil is a professional quality potting soil with a combination of the best ingredients from the earth and sea.
Young plants can grow in Turf & Surf for up to one month without adding fertilizers or nutrients. For Indoor and outdoor use
Turf & Surf Soil Potting Soil incorporates Kelp meal, fish meal, and oyster shell flour to give your valuable plants maximum nutrition.
While designed for outdoor use, Turf & Surf is ideal soil for both indoor and outdoor growing environments. When used for indoor gardens, we recommend adding 20% perlite to this mix.
Ingredients: 50-60% aged wood product, sphagnum peat moss, perlite, alfalfa meal, kelp meal, fish meal, oyster shell lime (pH adjuster), and mycorrhizae (Glomus intraradices 0.047 propagules/cc





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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Nam Doc Mai Mangos in SoCal
« on: July 19, 2019, 07:03:33 PM »
Stopped by Seafood City Cerritos, today, and there weren't NDM for sale

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I have some 1 gal PKM2 Moringa seedlings I can mail you

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Mimosa LA
mimosala.com

Champa Nursery
https://www.champanursery.com/#!

Mimosa Anaheim is really expensive, but good if you just want to browse

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Iguana Wars
« on: June 28, 2019, 02:12:16 PM »
Iguanas are delicacies, supposedly.  The tail and ribs are touted as the choice cuts

What about a crossbow?

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Lowes/Home Depot will have them late June/Early July.  Just keep checking

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: What variety is this cherimoya?
« on: May 28, 2019, 10:06:31 PM »
Booth, perhaps?

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Watermelon
« on: February 21, 2019, 05:17:12 PM »
Baker Creek has Royal Golden & Golden Midget watermelon.  Their rind changes color when ready to pick

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Monster avocado
« on: February 18, 2019, 11:52:32 PM »
Queen avocadoes get even larger than that

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Cecilove Mango. . .Availability?
« on: February 18, 2019, 11:33:14 PM »
Bolt is supposed to be a good selection, too

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Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Re: Lemon Zest mango tree
« on: February 13, 2019, 11:36:24 PM »
I have several CA Keitt seedlings growing right now for grafting.  They're available around September at Aldi for about 50 cents/each. Other supermarkets will have them for upwards around $1.50/each.  CA Keitt seems to have good vigor, from what I observe

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Good Land Organics (home of Santa Barbara Exotics) is sold out for the year.
https://goodlandorganics.com/

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Rainforest Plum Quality Variability
« on: January 09, 2019, 10:30:39 PM »
Eugenia candolleana

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Tropical Vegetables and Other Edibles / Re: Moringa oleifera
« on: December 28, 2018, 07:29:52 PM »
I dry the leaves, then crush them into powder with a Magic Bullet.  Stores well and I sprinkle a tablespoon over my food as my multivitamin

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Tropical Vegetables and Other Edibles / Re: Yacon harvest
« on: December 28, 2018, 07:22:38 PM »
I peel them and eat them raw.  They're similar to yacon.  You can make a low sugar syrup, too

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Dragon Fruit thread.
« on: December 27, 2018, 08:41:26 PM »
Sent message

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Tropical Vegetables and Other Edibles / Yacon harvest
« on: December 23, 2018, 03:32:13 PM »
Instead of pulling up all my yacon plants, planting the rhizomes and harvesting all the tubers, I'm now just harvesting tubers on demand and leaving the plants to grow more.  Seems much more time efficient that way.

I harvested this big guy that was coming up from the ground, today.



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