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Someone has to know when they are ready to pick? same as a finger lime?

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Australian Red Center Lime (Blood Lime)
« on: June 11, 2018, 04:40:01 PM »
Have a red center lime fruiting for the first time, wondering when to pick them? they are about the size of a small egg right now fell full but firm almost black in color

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My Fairchild is always one of my best mangos! everyone loves them, maybe not a top 5 every year but always a top 10 and it handles everything thrown at it.... great tree everyone should have 1

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Citrus General Discussion / AU Blood lime
« on: June 11, 2018, 07:41:54 AM »
I have a Blood Lime setting fruit for the first time, how does one know when they are ripe and ready to pick? they are around the size of a small egg right now

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Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Re: Garcinia Forbesi
« on: June 04, 2018, 03:50:12 PM »
All for sale post MUST HAVE PRICES or ad will be removed

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: What is the best late season mango?
« on: June 01, 2018, 11:41:29 AM »
Honey Kiss is a GREAT late season mango!!! and later then most. compact tree, and SUPER productive to boot!!!

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Anyone recognize this mango?
« on: May 30, 2018, 08:49:07 AM »
Not sure what this mango is but i will need to taste test first before i buy it....lol

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Fire the lawn guy

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Chintalala is a mutation of a mamey sapote (I forget which cultivar). The fruits are small, about the size of a small canistel, but packed with flavor. The tree produces twice a year, in spring and fall. As with other mutations (eg, the variegated guavaa), some branches revert back to the non-mutated version.

The fruit is only known in El Salvador as far as I know, and even in El Salvador it's not widely known. It was one of the best tasting mameys that I've had. I brought back budwood and grafted to a green sapote rootstock that I happened to have laying around. All grafts took and are doing quite well :-). In a few years I should have some chintalala fruits :-). I'm curious to see if it performs the same here in FL.



Jeff I know this is old but did your Chintalala ever fruit? and if so was/is it the same?

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Haas avocado in SWFL?
« on: April 30, 2018, 10:36:29 AM »
Fruitscapes has the the super Hass..... a better version of the Hass for Florida growers. Call and talk to Steve

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Try Excalibur, I know they sell green finger limes 

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Pakistani Mulberry Tree Too Big
« on: April 27, 2018, 03:16:17 PM »
You can just cut it down to 4 feet or so and then you can keep it under control

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: An unplanned visit to Mimosa Anaheim.
« on: April 24, 2018, 05:23:20 PM »
Those prices are a joke correct? I would never grow trees if I had to pay those prices !!!! Thats just high way robbery!!

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Barbados cherry
« on: April 23, 2018, 01:40:59 PM »
Florida Sweet is a real variety

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Kandi fruit tree?
« on: April 13, 2018, 04:05:52 PM »
Without a pic you're pretty much shit out of luck my friend

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Triple Sec mango
« on: April 13, 2018, 04:03:19 PM »
Itís Seacrest. They decided to change the name.

The names are getting worse and worse. Seacrest was an excellent name.


AGREED 100%

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Thaumatococcus Daniellii
« on: April 04, 2018, 04:57:37 PM »
Just ordered some         ;D

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You people in California like to grow the lower end varieties of mango's for some reason...trust me you can do better then Bombay and Glenn ...

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Mango epidemic spreading in my yard
« on: April 03, 2018, 01:07:33 PM »
Hummm What root stock are they on? I keep hearing Florida mango's don;t do well in California... Not sure why this happen's????

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I use cactus mix to start them then i just toss them in the ground and let them go

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Thaumatococcus Daniellii
« on: April 02, 2018, 09:50:07 PM »
I can not find a website for them to order seeds.... thats why Im asking on here

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Thaumatococcus Daniellii
« on: April 02, 2018, 08:38:45 PM »
Anyone growing this? Anyone have plants for sale?

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Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Re: Garcinia seedling
« on: April 02, 2018, 09:48:55 AM »
Same boat.... lol

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Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Re: Garcinia seedling
« on: April 01, 2018, 08:11:03 PM »
Don't forget about achacha.

You have a fruiting achacha? if so I would LOVE to buy a few fruits from you

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Thank you... ginger arrived in great condition! Canít wait to harvest my own!!!

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