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Bacon blooms
« on: March 09, 2017, 05:35:17 PM »
Most prolific bloomer of the bunch.  Most mediocre avocado...

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Re: Bacon blooms
« Reply #1 on: March 10, 2017, 01:50:06 AM »
Spaugh, I guess "Bacon" is the "Tommy Atkins" of avocados? Not sure outside California though. Chris
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Re: Bacon blooms
« Reply #2 on: March 10, 2017, 09:19:28 AM »
Most prolific bloomer of the bunch.  Most mediocre avocado...


That seems to be a general trend, some of the most productive bloom/fruit trees have average taste.  I don't mind if an excellent fruit tree is a shy producer since I only grow for my family.  Nice progress on your orchard, everything is really growing!
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Re: Bacon blooms
« Reply #3 on: March 10, 2017, 12:12:35 PM »
The bacon tree is supposed to be a good B type pollinator tree.  Also have one fuerte tree that is supposed to be a pollinator.  I will let the tree grow one more year before holding fruit.  The 2 year old Hass trees are massive.  They should set a lot of fruits this year.

List of avocado trees in my garden:
Hass x 6
Reed x 6
Pinkerton x 2
Sir Prize x 2
Holiday x 2
Fuerte
Bacon
Mexicola
Stewart
Lamb Hass
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Re: Bacon blooms
« Reply #4 on: March 10, 2017, 02:19:05 PM »
spaugh, do you think I get some scion wood from you later on this year.  I have a 30' unknown monster avocado tree that is blooming like mad right now.  I been thinking about cocktailing it for ages now - the fable 24/7 avocado tree will that produces all years long.

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Re: Bacon blooms
« Reply #5 on: March 10, 2017, 05:37:40 PM »
Sure, I don't know much about grafting but the trees are already pruned now.  They are going to grow hard until October or so then need to be pruned more then. 
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