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Cold Hardy Citrus / Re: Citsuma Prague
« on: December 13, 2019, 03:28:31 PM »
I forgot to measure it but it weighed exactly 70 grams.

Cold Hardy Citrus / Re: Citsuma Prague
« on: December 13, 2019, 03:45:39 AM »
I have posted this elsewhere but thought I'd show my first ever Prague fruit here as well. I am rather happy with it. It is a good Satsuma, juicy and seedless. No off flavours or aftertaste whatsoever. To my surprise, the peel was quite edible and sweet(ish).

Citrus Buy, Sell, & Trade / Re: WTB: Sweetie
« on: December 07, 2019, 05:54:22 AM »
I once found a single seed in a Sweetie and planted it. It has flowered this year for the first time after around four years from seed but hasn't fruited yet.

Cold Hardy Citrus / Re: Sacaton Citrumelo F2 seedlings
« on: November 30, 2019, 02:41:45 PM »
Funny enough, Eisenhut has a Citrumelo Yuma too and all seedlings I have appear to be nucellar. The fruit is twice as large as Eisenhut's Sacaton and much less awful.

Cold Hardy Citrus / Sacaton Citrumelo F2 seedlings
« on: November 30, 2019, 11:33:18 AM »
Just wanted to show you my seedlings of a Sacaton citrumelo. This one is know to have a very high percentage of zygotic seeds. In fact, only Nr. 2 looks like a nucellar plant to me, 3 and 4 are completely monofoliate.

Nr. 1

Nr. 2

Nr. 3

Nr. 4

Nr. 5

On one hand, this is excellent for breeding purposes but on the other hand, Sacaton Citrumelo is not a very good Citrumelo. It has a very strong Poncirus taste, much more so than others I have tried and it is rather small.

I picked the fruit in Eisenhut's nursery so the pollen donor could have been anything. There was a Yuzu nearby but also an Oronules, some sort of Changsha, a Thomasville and others.

Cold Hardy Citrus / Re: Lobed citranges
« on: November 24, 2019, 11:09:27 AM »
Do those mites prefer certain Poncirus hybrids? I have seen quite a few deformed citranges but not so many other citrus and never Poncirus.

Cold Hardy Citrus / Re: True hardiness of Flying Dragon
« on: November 07, 2019, 04:01:04 PM »
I have never seen FD or poncirus hybrids ever come out of dormancy with just a  couple days of warm weather.  It often takes a week or more of warm weather to bring them out of dormancy.

Same here. However, this year, snow in May did kill a lot of flowers but that's another story.

Citrus Buy, Sell, & Trade / Re: Looking For Poncirus Fruits ( EU only )
« on: October 26, 2019, 02:27:36 PM »
I have flying dragon fruit but I believe shipping cost to Germany would be prohibitively high.

Cold Hardy Citrus / Re: Flying Dragon from Seeds
« on: October 19, 2019, 12:35:24 PM »
Another super dwarf would be the match and rosette type seedlings. I found two rosette type seedlings among my FD seedlings last year.

Cold Hardy Citrus / Re: Flying Dragon from Seeds
« on: October 17, 2019, 08:43:41 AM »
Mine do vary quite a bit. All are contorted to some degree or another but some grow slower and others quicker. None are standard Poncirus if that is what you mean by true to seed.

Cold Hardy Citrus / Re: When to Plant in The Ground.
« on: August 16, 2019, 03:30:04 AM »
Here, I also plant out citrus in late spring. Before that the soil is still cold and planting out earlier has no advantage.

Thanks for this excellent tutorial! I shall try this method too.

Cold Hardy Citrus / Re: Grafting
« on: July 03, 2019, 10:31:55 AM »
I am very bad at grafting but often succeed with cleft grafts.

If you want something cool & different find the Lion yuzu also called the shishi yuzu.

True. I read somewhere that it is not nearly as coldhardy as Yuzu. But the fruit can weigh 500g to 1kg!

Excellent, Sergiy, show us more!

I believe they do but just ask them, they speak Italian. Or you could visit the garden if you are ever in the area which is always worth a visit.

Hey ilya do you know where this lemon is sold in europe?

I got this plant several years ago from Zdeněk Černoch,  it was also sold by Adavo.
But because of  "false Yuko" name it was removed from there catalogue.
May be Zdenek still have it, but I am not sure that he is still in business.

Too bad this could have been really interesting. Adavo should restock in a couple of months maybe i can find it there?
Zdenek surely hasn't it on his catalog of available plants now; hopefully it is still in business, since i sent him 60 last monday to get some plants!  ;D

Eisenhut also have it. It is their number 192.

Cold Hardy Citrus / Re: Interesting japan citruses.
« on: June 01, 2019, 12:18:12 PM »
Thanks so much for this interesting find!

Excellent work, Ilya! I look forward to seeing the fruit.

Most, if not all the Yukos sold in Europe are not true Yuko but in fact some soviet lemon (or something like that), for example, the one Eisenhut sells:

Cold Hardy Citrus / Re: Citrumelo 5star in full bloom
« on: May 11, 2019, 11:06:58 AM »
Maesy has a fruiting Dunstan and I believe he said it did not taste very good (mind you, in Swiss climate).

Cold Hardy Citrus / Re: Citrumelo 5star in full bloom
« on: May 10, 2019, 02:40:36 AM »
I wonder whether this one tastes better than No. 82 - and whether No. 82 tastes as good as they say :D. I have flowers on my potted 82 this year.

Cold Hardy Citrus / Re: Citrumelo 5star in full bloom
« on: May 05, 2019, 09:49:18 AM »
Excellent plant!

Nice plant in an even nicer city but no surprise. Poncirus will survive in all but the very coldest places of Germany.

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