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Ben's Plants (a wonderful source for plants and fruit, in CA)
« on: November 30, 2012, 01:48:39 PM »
Ben has my vote for being one of the best sources for plants, seeds, scions, and even fruit.

He's been a real pleasure to do business with.

Here is the link to his site.

http://encantofarms.com/poirier.html

Ben doesn't know I put this little advertisement up.  I just had to do it because it's so easy, and it could help Ben and a fruit collector out!

I think you'll find something you "must have" in Ben's amazing collection.  I have found about 10 plants at least.
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I agree. Ben is a good guy and has a lot of really cool, rare plants. I even asked him to join the forum, guess he's still thinking about it, or maybe too busy on his farm.

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It's actually BEN'S SUBTROPICAL FRUITING PLANTS ... Encanto Farm is all Jon Verdick's (webebananas & figs4fun).  Ben's page is just an extension within Jon's Encanto Farm page.

I do, however, agree both Ben & Mary Poirer are some of the nicest folks to do business with.  Very honest & generous folks... on top of their plant selections ;D
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thanks Tim,

I knew I'd F up somehow  if I posted an ad for Ben!

lol

It's actually BEN'S SUBTROPICAL FRUITING PLANTS ... Encanto Farm is all Jon Verdick's (webebananas & figs4fun).  Ben's page is just an extension within Jon's Encanto Farm page.

I do, however, agree both Ben & Mary Poirer are some of the nicest folks to do business with.  Very honest & generous folks... on top of their plant selections ;D

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Re: Ben's Plants (a wonderful source for plants and fruit, in CA)
« Reply #4 on: November 30, 2012, 06:44:43 PM »
Ben is super nice guy. I've spoken with him on the phone and in person at the Green scene at the Fullerton arboretum....he sells nice green sapotes and lucuma trees.

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Re: Ben's Plants (a wonderful source for plants and fruit, in CA)
« Reply #5 on: November 30, 2012, 07:20:20 PM »
He has Lucuma as Pouterua obovata on his site...shouldn't it be Pouteria lucuma (or I believe formerly known as, or a synonym for, Lucuma obovata)...
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Re: Ben's Plants (a wonderful source for plants and fruit, in CA)
« Reply #6 on: November 30, 2012, 08:26:54 PM »
not sure, but I know he can grow cherimoya, and the lucuma for higher altitudes (de seda)

they taste amazing...I believe I posted a pic of the fruits I got from him.

best in milkshake or bread

it probably just a synonym.
He has Lucuma as Pouterua obovata on his site...shouldn't it be Pouteria lucuma (or I believe formerly known as, or a synonym for, Lucuma obovata)...

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Re: Ben's Plants (a wonderful source for plants and fruit, in CA)
« Reply #7 on: December 01, 2012, 12:45:02 AM »
Hello Friends,

I too can attest to Ben's personality.  He is a great guy, very friendly, and very honest.  He is absolutely a joy to do business with and an all around neat guy.  I would totally recommend doing business with him.  His wife Mary makes a killer Jam with Davidson's Plums.

 - Jacob

 

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