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I ate a couple of Mexican Keitts. They were excellent.

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Mangosteen seeds germination help
« on: September 05, 2017, 05:53:37 PM »
My seeds still look fresh. Seems to take a long time. Still waiting.

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Staking Trees for Wind?
« on: September 05, 2017, 05:52:36 PM »
I would use 1 central rebar stake and trim all branches to 6" from trunk before evacuation. Trim the rebar to be not higher than the tree. The rebar would flex and absorb some energy.

Beautiful area.

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If there is a high percentage of it hitting your area, you should trim the trees drastically to save them. Either have standing short trees or laying on the ground big trees. You pick.

Move all the trimmings and trash into garage so they wont beat your house up nor your neighbors.

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Mangosteen seeds germination help
« on: September 03, 2017, 05:22:26 PM »
No germination for me. I need to go to local store to buy more Mexican mangosteen. Yours?

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Has anyone received seeds yet?

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They tasted the same since Paxton is a branch on the PM?

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You could go to his web store and order seeds right now.

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He was doing a bark grafting, but replacing the bark with plastic wrap.

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I was only kidding about digging them up.

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Dig them up and give to your neighbors. They might plant next to your wall so you get half the tree.

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Mangos and nitrogen
« on: August 30, 2017, 05:06:55 PM »
Nitrogen fixer absorbs nutrients from dirt to grow. There is no free lunch.

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Planting avocado tree on a slope?
« on: August 29, 2017, 11:23:18 PM »
If the tree is on a slope, there is no danger of the root crown getting flooded. So dig down to plant.

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I put a 4' tall in ground last April. It sets 10 wax apples 2 months later. I fertilized with 6-4-6.

I put another 4' one in my friend's yard last June. 2 months later it set a few fruits. I don't know if my friend fertilized.



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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Best Jaboticaba for Southern California?
« on: August 23, 2017, 01:55:43 AM »
Where can we get these red seeds?

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Gotta love all the Florida pests :(
« on: August 21, 2017, 12:16:14 AM »
In CA we have Navel. We buy Texan when we want sweet ones. They have seeds.

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Gotta love all the Florida pests :(
« on: August 20, 2017, 11:27:08 AM »
They decimated 3 young guava plants here. I've been hand picking them off the tips.

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Mangosteen seeds germination help
« on: August 18, 2017, 05:12:35 PM »
Mangosteen roots are pretty poor. Are you air pruning their roots?

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Atemoya and cherimoya summer grafting
« on: August 17, 2017, 10:44:48 PM »
How old are your smaller root stocks?

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Air pruning mango seedling



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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Mangosteen seeds germination help
« on: August 17, 2017, 10:41:00 PM »
Purple mangosteen seeds sprouting



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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Mangosteen seeds germination help
« on: August 17, 2017, 10:27:15 PM »
I put mine between damped paper towel, inside a zip lock bag. I zipped the bag 3/4 of the way. 4 seed seems to sprout after 2-3 weeks.

Do you fully zipped the bag?

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Mangosteen seeds germination help
« on: August 17, 2017, 06:01:10 PM »
Update?

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Fuerte is Spanish for 'strong'. You'll have endless pruning to keep it small.

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: The Reed avocado thread
« on: August 11, 2017, 10:18:31 PM »
My young tree dropped all.

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