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Looks similar to "Couepia bracteosa"

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Fruits ID
« on: April 24, 2019, 06:07:34 AM »
It has a high chance of being Pouteria torta. Maybe it is some cultivar with big size and thick rind.

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Id this tree, Durio ?
« on: April 01, 2019, 12:39:13 PM »
Sure is a Durio.

Seeds arrived in great condition with some additional ones and shipping time was only 10 days. Thanks Richard! Hope to hear from you about my next order soon.

Hi Richard I've sent you a PM regarding payment and a new order (and another one in April). Have you recveived it yet?

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Is this a passiflora?
« on: March 16, 2019, 09:43:31 PM »
It looks a lot like Cionosicyos macranthus.

Could someone be able to read the address on the packages sent from Vitor? That should help.

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Fatty tropical fruit photos
« on: February 28, 2019, 11:54:52 AM »
I've heard that this Gustavia macarenensis "must be eaten at the correct stage of ripeness. If you eat it on Tuesday it is under-ripe, hard and tasteless. If you eat it on Thursday it is overripe with a foul odor and taste. On Wednesday it is a great fruit, rich and oily.", from Jim West.

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Fruits ID
« on: February 27, 2019, 09:54:18 AM »

Found this nice fruit on the ground in the forest. Good pulp ratio, sweet taste (the skin leaves a slight back bitter taste in the throat).
I was not able to found the tree.
Any ideas ?

Looks like some Mouriri to me.

Taturuba - Pouteria macrophylla seeds added

May I ask how it tastes?

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Greetings from Ecuador
« on: December 21, 2018, 12:18:15 PM »
You've got a great land with a very good condition for various tropical species!

There's one thing is that importing trees/seeds from abroad into Ecuador is challenging. Exporting is easier but things will get as strict as importing soon :(

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Unknown fruit? in Mexico
« on: November 23, 2018, 07:39:49 PM »
Looks pretty much like "Terminalia catappa".

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Edible fruit, ID please?
« on: September 13, 2018, 02:19:02 AM »
This is Muntingia calabura and yes it is edible.

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Melon from southern mexico ID
« on: September 04, 2018, 12:44:44 PM »
This is "Momordica charantia".

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Help identifying fruit
« on: August 27, 2018, 10:53:52 PM »
It is Annona glabra.

I think chemical kill will trigger a neighborhood war. Using coconut beetle (Rhinoceros) will ensure a slow but peaceful death. Drill some holes in the tree's trunk and put some in.

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: FRUIT LOVERS NURSERY
« on: August 16, 2018, 10:50:08 AM »
Dada, Oscar's site is back online:

About emailing, maybe he's just busy or overlooking the mails.

Sy Tan


I hope the fruit hangs on and grows through the last part of winter

Looks great, is it really only 3+ years old Mike?

Sadhu fruited his in Puerto Rico a couple years ago

Whoop good to know. Thanks dwfl for the info! Not sure if Sadhu's Luc tree has survived Maria.

These are the first Luc Garcinia fruits out of Mexico.

May I ask where your next stop is?

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Site Outage
« on: July 17, 2018, 02:11:10 AM »
I'm in for any kinds of updates to ensure a stable forum.

Licanya Pyrifolia 5 seeds 30$

Hi, I've done some googling and could not find any info about Licanya Pyrifolia. Do you have some pics of its fruits and seeds?

Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Re: RARE ANNONAS & Jaboticabas
« on: June 13, 2018, 08:39:37 AM »
Got my stuff today. I believe friends who have purchased from Dada will receive your packages soon.

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