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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: ID please...
« on: July 30, 2018, 08:23:03 PM »
Definitely looks like some sort of campomanesia sp.
My guess would be campomanesia adamantium

Paulish no one is being disrespectful to you so why are you being rude?  All b2b was pointing out was there's more than one story.
Anyway your posts really show alot about your character....

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Persimmon seedlings dying
« on: June 13, 2018, 06:38:19 PM »
Leaf in the first picture on the left actually looks crunchy(dry) maybe it's getting to much sun? Might benefit from some shade

For me they tasted like fruity tomatoes, not entirely bad. I agree with scottsurf more of a health thing

You'd probably have better luck posting this thread in the tropical for sale forum

Hi, do you have sete capotes seeds available?

If you can't find another source, logees has small plants available.

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: geetas merah guava
« on: May 02, 2018, 06:50:30 PM »
Woah! Awesome looking guava! Haven't heard of that variety

All look very delicious!!

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: What’s the tree name
« on: March 20, 2018, 06:04:11 PM »
Medlar- Mespilus germanica
Fruits need to be bletted in order to eat fresh

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Slow hoop house build at the homestead
« on: February 26, 2018, 09:44:27 PM »
Take plenty of pictures! I'm gonna start that same project towards the end of March.... Feel overwhelmed already hahaha

Hey Annonaceae Are seeds for this species still available?

Hey Annonaceae are seeds for this species still available?

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Mini Guava
« on: November 24, 2017, 02:58:03 PM »

I may have some seedlings in the spring.

I'd be interested in some mini guava seedlings from you!
I'm planning on making a hoophouse next year and the mini guava would be perfect to grow in there!
Also the mini guava is beautiful in flower! Does it share the same nice aroma that a larger guava has?

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Mini guava
« on: November 18, 2017, 03:28:33 PM »
That's a beautiful guava! I'm with you I love guava for the taste, how's the taste of this mini guava? How big does it get? Also where did you get it?

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Guava season in Socal
« on: October 07, 2017, 11:24:22 PM »
Awesome, I'd love cuttings of both!
Those guavas Definitely look delicious!

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Guava season in Socal
« on: October 07, 2017, 11:08:22 PM »
Woah that Dolores totally seedless red is amazing! Can you comment on the taste and growing habit of the tree? Also will you have Dolores totally seedless red scions for sale?

Surinam cherry does fine for me in full sun but grumichama suffers in high heat and full sun. Also cherry of the Rio grande seems like it likes cooler weather, it also suffered in high heat and full sun here

Both Grumichama and CORG might benefit from partial shade in high temps.

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Red Jaboticaba Hydroponic Project
« on: September 18, 2017, 12:34:29 PM »
Very interesting! Will definitely be following this thread, keep us posted!

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: First jaboticaba flower buds??????
« on: September 17, 2017, 09:42:14 PM »
You're right! Looks similar. Also I found pictures here:
That show floral buds on a jaboticaba that eventually fruits. Yours could also bare fruit soon hopefully!!

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: First jaboticaba flower buds??????
« on: September 17, 2017, 01:24:29 PM »
Wow! Congrats! Keep us posted on the progress!!  :D

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Best Rare Fruit Youtube Channels?
« on: September 03, 2017, 06:27:00 PM »
David the good is awesome!
 I like ecossistema, he features a ton of Brazilian and non brazilian plants( edible and non)
I also watch safari garden also a Brazilian YouTube channel that features alot of edible plants.

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Please ID this plant
« on: August 22, 2017, 09:45:48 AM »
Definitely some sort of annonaceae. Looks similar to Asimina parviflora...

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Myrceugenia growing experiences
« on: August 02, 2017, 12:30:04 PM »
Cool! Thanks Sven! Ive also found another source for M. ovata var. nannophylla. rather buy plants/seeds from other forum members but these seem like a good option as well. I'll post the websites In case some one else is interested in these plants. They also carry other Hardy Myrtaceae( Myrteola, Luma and Ugni.)

Brian- good to know it can handle the heat as well! It gets pretty hot here near Dallas and putting up with the heat would also be necessary. How old is your plant? Is it in the ground?

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Myrceugenia growing experiences
« on: August 01, 2017, 06:07:53 PM »
I've recently become really interested in the Myrceugenia genus,  not only for their ornamental value but also for the possible edibility of the various fruits of this genus. Various sp. from this genus also seem to be pretty Hardy! Some sp. Appear to be Hardy up to USDA zone 6/7.
Does anyone grow any species from this genus? What's your experience been? How was the fruit quality/taste? Where can I find plants/seeds?
Specifically I'd like to know more about Myrceugenia chrysocarpa and Myrceugenia ovata var. nannophylla( but all info is welcome!).
Myrceugenia chrysocarpa seems to handle ≈ -20°C without flinching.
Hardiness info:

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