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Are any of these self pollinating?
Yellow probably is.
I have no cuttings, not allowed due to restrictions. I do have seeds and seedlings. I have collected seeds from the larger tastier fruits.  The seedlings I have are from pitaya de jalisco strains from Raul seeds.

There are small spines on the fruit which are easily removed when the fruit is ripe.  The fruit is taken off the cacti with a pole with a cage.  The spine removing procedure can be seen on some youtube video.

Someday I'd love to get some seedlings of this, if you do end up with some extras.  Looks like a nice fruit for SoCal.
Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Re: Coconut Jack fruit seeds.. .
« Last post by HIfarm on Today at 02:51:44 PM »
They certainly have a different kind of appearance to them.  Any reports on flavor?  Flesh color?  Texture? (soft or chewy)


If you are talking to a rational individual and they are receptive to adopting something like the US small lots of seed program, there is at least one modification that comes to mind that you may want to suggest.

In the US system, if a seed has started to germinate, it is no longer a seed but a plant and is a violation of the permit.  In good inspection stations, they only remove the seeds that have started to germinate.  Others seem to destroy the entire pack containing the germinating seeds and I suspect that I have had an entire shipment destroyed once or twice because some seeds had started to germinate.

You should ask them to build in some reasonable exceptions to this (and, if possible, only destroy the germinating seeds).  If the seed has only just started to sprout or has a very short sprout, it is reasonable to assume this has started in transit and should just pass through.  If there is a 40-50 mm seedling, it was probably already starting to germinate before being sent and that sounds like "fair game" for being destroyed.

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Chipper recommendations
« Last post by Saltcayman on Today at 02:48:35 PM »
I have one of these   Works great!   Before you buy one...  I suspect you have casaurina (ironwood) trees there?  If so, the needles from those make an incredible mulch.  As good as woodchips IMO. 
Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Nectar of Neptune Mango
« Last post by skhan on Today at 02:28:14 PM »
I think its called "Mango Men of Homestead"
There is a FB page
Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Nectar of Neptune Mango
« Last post by Barnacle1982 on Today at 02:19:00 PM »
Where is his farm?
I lost Ichangensis from B.Voss several years ago when winter was mild, followed by one night  of  -6C  in the beginning of April.
Another ichangensis (SRA241) in open ground, without protection; had some branch damage last two winters.
You should probably plant it in a shadow to minimize temperature fluctuations. 
No rush, so whenever they're ready. :)
Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Mango Bud Grafting T-Bud Graft Method
« Last post by behlgarden on Today at 01:37:15 PM »
I know, it sucks. my mangoes have bloomed 3 to 4 times already and blooms dried off due to PM
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