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In the  tropics they grow super fast. I have several seedlings I started in YucatŠn 2 years ago that are over 2 meters. I expect them to start producing next season. In the subtropics add 2 to 3 years to that.

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Preferably 12-14í. I have them 8í apart and I have to prune 2-3 x a year and I still get aphids honeydew, slugs, spiders, caterpillars  all the pathogens....after 3-4 years you will run into these issues if you plant them that close.

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: birth of a new anonna variety
« on: March 25, 2020, 01:12:14 AM »
Great looking fruit! Itís obvious a seedling of the seeds of Birula I sold you.


Thanks JF for confirming. It's about 4yrs.  I am starting to enjoy the fruit of my had labor and thanks to your seeds.   It definetly does not look like those fruits that lady's hand.
I don't know if the Yucatan annona seeds I got from you are germinating.  Haven't really seen it it.

JF, your comment state birula is the best out of all of them. Mom said it is the best anonna she has eaten, better than the one she had in Asia. 

http://tropicalfruitforum.com/index.php?topic=25261.msg295804#msg295804

Raulglezruiz,
I'm still waiting for your ilma seeds to germinate.


Birula is a favorite of a lot of folks in the forum. Itís great you get to name your new variety. All YucatŠn seeds have germinated for me , some after months, in fact, I might have some YucatŠn seedlings for sale this summer for pick up only.

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: birth of a new anonna variety
« on: March 24, 2020, 02:15:47 PM »
Great looking fruit! Itís obvious a seedling of the seeds of Birula I sold you.

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Iíve been running all day before they declare martial law. Happy to report that all orders have been mailed. All tracking numbers send and this puts and end to the sale.
Thanks for your patience and we will be back hopefully soon.
Frank

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California stay home order has force me to cancel the anona scion sale effective immediately. I will work on shipping the pending orders ASAP.
I want to thank everyone for their tremendous support. Hopefully this pandemic will end by July in the meantime stay safe at home and follow your governments instructions.
Frank

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Second round shipped and tracking # send. Last round shipping of the final week will be mail early next week. Look at the list a few items sold out today.
Frank

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Hey Frank,
Are you going to post the White Sapote scions sometime this week?

Dat N

Hi Dat
I have one white sapote available Fairhaven.
Frank

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Forgot to add Canistel and lucuma scions.
Canistel I have trumpo and Bruce. Two scions minimum with yr 10 and above orders






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You are welcome Mike.
Just a quick update Iím swamped this week giving the facts itís the last week and I put no limits to the amount of folks that can order. First round of queues shipped out today another round will go out Friday. These final order will be ship next week so please be patience.
Thanks again for your support.
Frank

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Here is how the fruit looks. Leo # 1 I ran out wood. unfortunately this tree has been sold since I'm relocating to Yucatan. 


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List of other scions available beside anonas. The sale ends this Sunday on all items. Please take a look at the list before ordering as some item are sold out regularly.

AVOCADOS
Sir Prize
Holiday
Pinkerton
Ismael
Mantequillita
Hanson red SOLD OUT
Nabal SOLD OUT
Queen
Nimlioh
Sharwil Kona

JACKFRUITS
 tabouey x j30
borneo red
California Khmer
MAMEY
Mamey colorado
Cangrejo
Pace
GUAVAS

Jalisco rojo
Dolores fiberless
Yucatan Roja
Thai cream SOLD OUT
Mexican cream
Peruvian white



















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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Daily 11 Avocado Taste Quality
« on: March 16, 2020, 03:09:41 PM »
Daily 11 next to Gem


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Going to the home stretch Monday I will offer guavas, jackfruits, chikos, some avocados mamey sapote and white sapote.

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: JF Annona grafting in Florida
« on: March 12, 2020, 03:16:48 PM »
Josh
Iím having the same issues w calostro here this year. Could it be aspects that climate change? The quality of the fruit is still great

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All caught up, last week of orders no limits on amount of folks that can order so order away. This sale will be ending next weekend March 23.
Thanks to everyone for their tremendous support
Frank

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Cherilata information
« on: March 11, 2020, 12:27:52 PM »
Here is a pix of our Atemoya x 4718 cross. Thanks goes out to our forum member that provided the pix. Look at the leaves they resemble a reticulata. According to our friend the fruit ripens with a yellow tint the taste of the fruit is poor


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To clarify, the caliper size I sell are between 1/2 and 1/8. all my anonas are prune 2 x a year therefore I am harvesting relatively new wood. I will randomly send you whichever size wood is available. Please take note of this before ordering. Next round starts Monday March 16 Iím trying to ship all orders from this week by Saturday. Next week will be the final week of the sale.
Thanks for your support
Frank

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You can tell it is 4718 from the neon yellow around the leaf.  Everyone and their mother have over hype and purchase the tree but later regret the time, energy, and money wasted.  Then you throw your fist in the air and say you got me Ong!!!!  No!!!!!!

It certainly looks like a 4718 Mikey. I got my 4718scions from Spain about 7 years ago. 

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Cherilata information
« on: March 11, 2020, 11:22:11 AM »
About names:

When naming hybrids, the seed parent (mother) is named first.

So far, I have never seen a viable "atelata", which means Sugar-Apple ("ata" or "ate" or "atis", Annona squamosa) crossed with/pollinated by Custard-Apple (Annona reticulata).

"Atemoya" means Sugar-Apple crossed with Cherimoya (Annona cherimola);  this name has also usually been used also for Cherimoya crossed with Sugar-Apple, because people were not distinguishing.  "Atemoya" is the first of these "hybrid words" to name hybrid fruits, and was "coined" over a hundred years ago.

"Temoylata" means atemoya pollinated by Annona reticulata.

"Cherilata" is Annona cherimola pollinated by Annona reticulata.

Yes thatís why I ask whoever created this so call cherilata or temoylata  what Moya variety was used for the cross. I doubt it was a cherimola x reticulata cross because cherimoyas donít do well I n Florida....

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You guys are welcome.
We are going to pause again to get caught up, Iím swamp! I will resume taking order Monday 16 the last week of the sale.

Thanks for your support
Frank

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I had 2 grafted red AtemoyA from Spain  that I left it hold 2 fruits which I didnít care for and I let the graft die.....do a forum search to see fruits. The seeds for the cross hybrids were germinated and eventually fruited by a member in this forum and he said the fruit was ok nothing especial.....Iíve never bother to try.

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Hi mark
I drop by Ong last month on my way to YucatŠn thru CBX. I couldn't believe how much inventory quang carries in that small location. His red atemoyas are expensive from $200 to $1,500 I believe. I fruited a red Atemoya years ago I got my wood also from Spain. I did a cross with pinks mammoth atemoya thatís fruited.

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Cherilata information
« on: March 07, 2020, 04:32:04 PM »
What cherimoya variety was used in this cross? Given that cherimoyas struggle in south Florida.

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Yes Joy itís difficult when you have to run around and collect scions from 3 or 4 orchards. Iím not as lucky as some of the guys here who have acreage and can draw all their scions from one place.

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