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I know Fairchild is not a Zill tree but a great little mango and a small compact footprint, Honey kiss is a awesome mango, compact footprint, guava is an amazing mango..... lots to choose from...  I can tell you that you do not want a VP or a LZ if your looking for small compact trees... those 2 trees alone will take up all your space within 4-5 years left unchecked.

                  Best of luck with your selections

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Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Passionfruit
« on: June 28, 2020, 12:41:36 AM »
Looking for local (Broward County) members who may have some passion fruit cutting they might want to sell me....


Thank you In advance.

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I go to the well pump, turn it on, grab the hose and wet the trees

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Watermelon ripeness
« on: June 08, 2020, 03:30:09 PM »
You can also look at the field marks, the yellower or darker usually the riper the melon

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Mike Bender passed away
« on: June 07, 2020, 09:04:10 PM »
R.I.P Mike, Love and prayers to your family

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Looking for a local place (Broward County) to buy mango tree fertilizer

will travel to Palm Beach if needed...thats for your input as always

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I drove by 2 weeks ago and the canopy was down and no table set up and no one walking around
..... so not sure if the are selling this year or not.... I would also love a update if anyone has better info

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Post says it all.... looking for a 1 or 3 gallon grafted REED please

                                Thank you in advance

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Mango Top working Suggestions
« on: May 01, 2020, 08:01:29 PM »
Funny. Other side of the city here and my NDM is also a topwork candidate this year. This is the 2nd year in a row that it set very few fruit (maybe a dozen) and, as of a few days ago, it dropped every single fruit (not little nublets but medium sized fruit). So we're going on 2-3 years of no fruit and we don't even like the flavor.

My NDM #4 is productive, but I have topworked it because I (like many others on the forum) am not a big fan of the flavor. Have Taralay, Orange Essence and Himasagar grafted onto the tree. Taralay is the most productive of the three, but I like OE in terms of flavor.

Taralay is one of my favorite mangoes...... Honey Kiss is a huge producer and fruit is top notch

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Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / WTB Jackfruit Scions
« on: March 02, 2020, 09:11:43 PM »
Looking for these varieties

  Bangkok Lemon
    Crunchy Lemon
    Excalibur Gold
    Excalibur Red
Fairchild First
Sweet Fairchild
    J-30
    Malay
    Mai 1
    Mai 2
    Mai 3
    Red Morning
    TM Red

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Mango & Lychee Tree Problems
« on: March 02, 2020, 08:04:06 PM »








These are pics of my Pickering Mango, my lychee looks just like it , its not burnt from fert. tress are watered 3 times a week...
not sue if this a bug or Bactria problem .... Thank you for all your help

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Citrus General Discussion / Lime tree blues
« on: February 26, 2020, 07:30:48 PM »
What going on with my lime tree? Please any help to get her back in shape!








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Is this the time of year to trim Lychee? South Florida area

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Spykes Nursery on griffin has some and we all know the great people up in lake worth Excalibur Fruits has them.... i'm sure many other options out there just gotta look for them

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They look like a million little bugs but they do not move. I can wipe them right off and it leaves a little yellow spot on the fruit

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Whatís on my mangos??? Please help
« on: June 27, 2019, 05:40:24 PM »


Can .any one telll me what this is on my mangos? Itís not on all them but on most

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Nice AR Adam

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Best tasting small yellow mango
« on: June 22, 2019, 12:34:54 PM »
Guava or Fairchild

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Eugenia Mystery Plant
« on: June 22, 2019, 12:34:02 PM »
and it tastes like?

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First tree is 6-7 years old. Was severely trimmed following Irma.  Second tree is about 3.



If I could keep it around 12 feet I got room! Do you need a grafted tree or is one you pickup at the nursery good?

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Johnb51 can you post a few pics of your trees so i can see how they look and if one would fit into my landscape

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Citrus General Discussion / Re: Joe...
« on: May 11, 2019, 09:49:39 AM »
Welcome Joe welcome

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Citrus Buy, Sell, & Trade / Re: Bloodlime seedlings.
« on: May 11, 2019, 09:04:16 AM »
Awesome I have the same tree, mine has hundreds of fruit on it this year, I may have to do the same and start selling the seedlings 🌱

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Citrus Buy, Sell, & Trade / Re: Bloodlime seedlings.
« on: May 10, 2019, 10:05:35 PM »





Is this the lime you have?

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