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Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Sugar cane starters
« on: October 13, 2018, 08:27:14 PM »
San Diego Yellow sugar cane and asian black sugar can starter plants.  This is Simons top 2 sugar cane varieties out of a large collection of types he had growing at his house.  These are the varieties we are mass planting on our farm and these are the leftovers after planting here.

Its 8$ for one,  or 4 pieces for 20$

Shipping is 9$ in CA, 13$ for rest of country. 


Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Dragon fruit cuttings
« on: October 10, 2018, 01:44:33 PM »
8$ per long 18" cutting. 12$ for bruni and simons purple.  Shipping cost depends on location, can calculate it for you upon request.

USA shipping only.

Natural mystic
American beauty
Dark star
Simons purple
Physical graphitti
Nicaragua red
San ignacio
Cosmic charlie

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Atemoya pruning advice
« on: October 01, 2018, 07:24:06 PM »
Should I prune it or just let it go like this?  I really dont care if it gets really large.  It set fruit on its own (no need to reach flowers) and I have a fruit picker pole.  What do you think?  Im thinking just get it up off the ground more than mess with the top. 

Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Ardith avocado scions
« on: September 30, 2018, 02:04:18 PM »
Have 2 extra scions cut just a few minutes ago leftover from grafting trees this morning.  15$ shipped.  Need to send out tomorrow.  These were prepped a week ago and allowed to bud swell and this is wood meant for my own use in really perfect shape to graft.  Just had more pieces than I needed.  Rather not throw them away.

I have other avocado scions also if you want other types just send me a message. 

Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Cherimoya and Atemoya scions
« on: September 28, 2018, 12:10:23 PM »
5$ per scions 10$ for LM3 (limited supply),   

7$ for small flat rate box or 4$ for padded envelope.

These are pencil size or larger, wrapped in parafilm.  Not toothpick scions some people are selling.

I have a few grafted cherimoya trees available for mail order also for 20$.  They are small recently grafted. 

Leo Manuel #3 cherimoya/atemoya cross (lemon/berry taste)
Dr White
Fino de jete
African pride atemoya

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Hawaii avocado trees
« on: September 24, 2018, 02:30:05 PM »
Oscar or Daniel or anyone growing these avocados can you comment on size and shape of the trees?  Any of these trees column shaped, any small vs gigantic etc?



Giant yellow megalanthus dragonfruit cuttings.   20$

Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Mexicola avocado seeds
« on: September 16, 2018, 12:46:00 PM »
7.50 shipping

4$ for 4 seeds.

I only have the 4 seeds at the moment.  Will have more later.  I would normally grow these or toss them but some people want these so here they are if you need mexican avo seeds.

Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Sold
« on: September 07, 2018, 02:47:32 PM »

Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Lemon zest scions sold
« on: September 07, 2018, 02:45:45 PM »

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Growing Guarana in CA?
« on: September 06, 2018, 11:22:45 AM »
Anyone growing guarana?  Can it be grown in CA?  I had a plant from Hawaii that showed up looking dead and never got better.  Considering ordering one from FL if it can grow here.

Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Kratom rooted cuttings and seed pods sale
« on: September 04, 2018, 12:51:54 PM »
Rooted kratom plants for sale cuttings are 40$ each or 2 for $75 plus shipping.

Seed pods 20$, they contain a lot of seeds.  Pods will be picked and shipped within a day to ensure freshness.

These cuttigs were a pain to get going and I have limited supply.  They will be up potted to a cup size.  You will have a nice tree to take leaf from in less than a year, they grow very fast.

Tropical Fruit Discussion / EM1 activation
« on: August 31, 2018, 02:14:51 PM »
Its been over a week since adding molasas and water.  The stuff is in the high 3s maybe 3.8PH range.  Not much activity or build up in the bottles.  Kind of smells like ass.  Not sure if I botched it or its going ok just needs more time?  Its in 80F room.

How do you know its a good batch vs gone bad?  Only way to tell is the PH? 

Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Avocado scions
« on: August 21, 2018, 07:07:20 PM »
5$ a stick wrapped in parafilm.

Sir prize,

Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Passionfruit
« on: August 18, 2018, 11:36:30 PM »
Not sure if theres interest but I have tons of purple passionfruit P. Edulis if anyone wants to buy some.  25$ for a medium flat rate rate box of fruits.  Its 20+ fruits in the box and I am paying 13$ to ship plus a paypal fee.

Saw them at the farmers market for 2$ each today!  Not sure why they are so expensive at the market?

Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Dragonfruit Cuttings
« on: August 13, 2018, 09:54:16 PM »
2 cuttings for 10$ of all types.   2 piece minimum per type for 10$

Cosmic charlie
Natural mystic
Physical graphitti
Bloody mary
Dark star
American beauty
Simons purple
Nicaragua red
San ignacio
Purple haze
Yellow udantus

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Passionfruit juice?
« on: August 11, 2018, 06:05:36 PM »
How do you guys juice it?  Is there some kind of tool besides a blender and strainer?  I got a ton of these and am sick of the seeds. 

Then I read something that said the seeds can cause appendicitus!  Now I really dont want to consume them..

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Watermelon
« on: August 08, 2018, 06:19:07 PM »
I never really cared for watermelons until growing my own.  They are so tastey and refeshing.  Everyone should grow them.  They are easy to grow and fast. 

Picked this beauty today.  23lb "desert king" watermelon.  We already picked a few and they are excellent.

"85 days. This watermelon produces 20-lb fruits that have a light pea-green rind that is resistant to sunburning. It is also one of the most drought-resistant varieties of watermelon known. It has sweet, yellow flesh and is very popular in the watermelon-growing areas of Arkansas. Good for storage."

Had the bottle of vodka leftover from thanksgiving a few years ago out in the garage fridge.  I think its a sign to mix the 2.

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Sweet sensation lychee
« on: August 07, 2018, 06:31:59 PM »
Is this a different lychee then sweetheart?  Theres a seller in FL selling both types.

Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Lemon zest on CA rootstocks
« on: August 01, 2018, 06:23:27 PM »
Trees are sold.  Will have more trees later in the year or beginning next year.

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Avocado grafting
« on: July 12, 2018, 04:13:08 PM »
I got some hard to get scions from a member here.  Thanks for those.  Ive got 20 or so seedlings Im going to graft tonight.  I am a novice at this and dont want to screw it up.  I usually get 1/3 to 1/2 takes.  Would like to ensure success of at least one of each of the 5 cultivars I got scions of.  So I have a few questions for the experts. 

1.) Best gfraft type for seedlings?  Cleft or?  Scions are pencil size.

2.) Leave some leaf sets below the graft or leave none?

3.) Best place to put the trees after grafting?  Greenhouse with 50% shade and 90F temps.  Outside in the shade also around 90+F.  Or in the garage which stays in the 70s and 80s and I have a dimmable grow lamp I can put on them.  Since its mid summer Im not sure where the best place to set them after grafting.

Any other advice?  I really want to get at least 1 of each type to take so I can get trees growing here. 


Megalanthus and megalanthus/red hybrid from Simon.

Frankies red megalanthus hybrid 15$ per cutting, min 2 per order

Standard Yellow megalanthus 10$ per cutting min 2 per order.

I also have dark star, american beauty, cosmic charlie, physical graphitti, hailey commet, natural mystic, simons purple, and maybe a few others.  These are 7$ per cutting or 2 for 10$.

Frankies reds are already cut and will be gone soon.

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Industrial garden hoses
« on: June 15, 2018, 11:21:21 PM »
You guys who have been through lots of garden hoses, do you have a favorite?  Anyone with big farm or grow outfit have leads on the idustrial hoses?

I have 10 apex industrial hoses.  The red no kink hose material is good but they started putting aluminum ends on them and now they get stuck to brass outlets.  Need to find some new hoses asap.  Something stout enough I can leave the water on all the time and not worry of bursting and has to be brass hardware. 


Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Banana pups san diego pickup
« on: June 11, 2018, 01:03:46 PM »
Raja puri, dwarf cavendish, ice cream pups available in 5 7 and 15 gal pots.  15$ to 30$ depending on size.  Local pickup in Poway, CA

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Barrets tree nursery Venus FL
« on: May 29, 2018, 02:26:54 PM »
Anyone been there or done business with them?  Im interested in mail order from them if they have a good reputation.

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