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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Mango tree in Arkansas
« on: May 27, 2018, 11:12:14 AM »
Grew this seedling a few years ago from store bought mango's. Started to graft in March,not much luck, graft again beginning in May, bingo, 5 out of seven, not bad, starting. Thanks Squam 265 and Zands, for Sweet tart,Ice Cream,Harumanis.



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Citrus General Discussion / rootmaker expendable containers
« on: May 26, 2018, 08:17:16 PM »
Because i have to bring my containers in and out fall and spring, would it be ok to grow my tree's in these containers and put these rootmakers inside a closely fit plastic container for better mobility, 20 gls sizes.

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Mango tree in Arkansas, possible?
« on: May 05, 2018, 09:11:33 PM »
I got my seedling mango tree finally finished, got sions from Zands and Squam. Can't wait to see a few jewels hanging.



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Citrus General Discussion / From 6- 26 in 3 years!
« on: April 25, 2018, 04:35:24 PM »
It all started a few years ago when i got my first sionwood from a generous forum moderator by the name of Millet. Got two pieces of sionwood that made 4 tree's, then later i got more sionwood in exchange. I started with 6 tree's in total bought from Walmart, Harris, Lowe's and got seeds from Joe Real. Here are my new grafted tree's( partial group).



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Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Minh sions to trade..
« on: March 10, 2018, 07:29:53 PM »
Have a Minh tree that needs to be prune shortly, like to trade sions of Atemoya or Cherimoya.







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I have several remaining Flying Dragon rootstocks left, like to graft several varieties like Pomelo or mandarins onto them, will that work?

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Citrus General Discussion / Anybody growing Tahoe Gold Mandarin.
« on: December 31, 2017, 06:43:58 PM »
Does anybody knows about this mandarin Tahoe Gold? Looking for some info on this mandarin. Hope it grows in U.S.A.so that there might be budwood available.

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Citrus General Discussion / Interstem grafting.
« on: November 30, 2017, 04:33:55 PM »
This type of grafting is used a lot with apple tree's. For instance m111(almost standard). with m27 (dwarf). Can this applied with citrus? F/D with a standard citrus full size tree rootstock?

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Citrus General Discussion / Newly grafted tree's
« on: October 11, 2017, 03:33:36 PM »
Millet, your sionwood grafted on various rootstock are doing great. The 2 sticks you send me, made 4 tree's.


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Citrus General Discussion / Santa Teresa leaf?
« on: July 14, 2017, 02:50:28 PM »
Millet the grafts that i did with your budwood are doing great, 4 out of 4 not bad!
Got one question, the leaves on one Santa Teresa looks quite big,is this normal?


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Bought some sionwood from Frank and grafted them on my 4 year old Mr.Minh atemoya. Out of 3 pieces got 2, which is not bad. One graft is also being air- layered, do not know if it work.


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Citrus General Discussion / Santa Teresa lemon
« on: June 25, 2017, 07:05:47 PM »
Millet, sions are doing good. The cuttings you send me are growing already. I made 4 grafts and they are all growing about 2 inches tall and one really took-off,4 inches.

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Citrus General Discussion / 4 new grafts started.
« on: June 08, 2017, 03:09:46 PM »
Today i received 2 pieces of sionwood from Millet that really look excellent, so i grafted them right away got 4 grafts out of them, Big thanks Millet!!

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Citrus General Discussion / best rootstock for lemons?
« on: June 06, 2017, 05:33:59 PM »
I have some Flying Dragon rootstock and want to know if they would work for grafting lemon sionwood?

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Can lemon be grafted on Flying Dragon rootstock? I just want to make sure because i have some extra f/d rootstock.

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Citrus General Discussion / Is Santa Teresa better than.....?
« on: June 01, 2017, 02:37:32 PM »
I am trying to obtain sionwood of this variety for my grafting collection. I like grafting my own tree's more satisfying than buying tree's especially now with this Greening problem. I do not have a large collection of tree's.

 






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Citrus General Discussion / Best limes for mix drinks?
« on: May 18, 2017, 03:07:44 PM »
I am looking for sionwood of limes to be used for mix drinks( margarita's etc).
I am growing a couple of Meyer lemons but need a stronger lemony taste.Millet i know you got the answer.

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Citrus General Discussion / Follow-up on my grafts.
« on: May 12, 2017, 07:35:16 PM »
Back in March i grafted several dekopon sions on Flying Dragon stocks 6 of thems. They did't do anything for a long time but stayed green. A week ago they start growing now i have 3 survivors, one had a flower which i rubbed of.
These sions were very small like an 1/8" thick.

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Citrus General Discussion / Djeroek Bali Anybody familiar?
« on: May 08, 2017, 08:21:58 PM »
Is anybody familiar with this grapefruit grown in Indonesia? It is a super big fruit. I would 't mind growing one of them.

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Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Minh Atemoya sions sale.
« on: March 29, 2017, 02:03:52 PM »
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Have about 24 sions of Minh Atemoya for sale, will sell 3 sions for $6.00, including postage or $20.00 for all.

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Citrus General Discussion / First citrus grafts...
« on: March 11, 2017, 04:49:10 PM »
Did my first citrus grafts a week  ago.4Tiny Decopan sions on Flying Dragon rootstock. Look at the grafts just now and they still look green.
Did several pluots 3 years ago and they are pretty good size tree's now and are now blooming, they probably going to get sapped by this cold front.These sions were also mini's(1/8")

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Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Can't find member to order sions...
« on: March 11, 2017, 10:56:24 AM »
Can't find a member for a combo-order of Atemoya sions from J.F. I only need 3, JUST started with one Dr.Minh tree, which is growing very good but like to graft a couple new varities to it. Need help.
Bob.

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / sions to graft on a Atemoya tree?
« on: February 25, 2017, 08:18:19 PM »
I am looking for a couple of sions to graft on my Dr.minh atemoya tree.
Can cherimoya's sions be grafted on my tree or do i have to stay with atemoya's, if so any suggestion? 

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Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / sions to graft on a Atemoya?
« on: February 25, 2017, 05:04:02 PM »
I would like to graft a couple of different sions on my Dr.minh atemoya but do not know of any excellent varieties available an where to buy the sions.
Bob.

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Is there an update on Microkote?
« on: January 19, 2017, 08:01:50 PM »
I am wondering if members are using Microkote for their containers There were articles about that. I like to know if you have a large, thick rootball how would you up pot and get new soil in that rootball if it is too dense?

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