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fyliu

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Re: Valentine Pumelo
« Reply #25 on: March 09, 2018, 06:52:07 PM »
Valentine is way better in my opinion. It doesn't have the high acidity of Chandler if you like acidic fruits.

Millet

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Re: Valentine Pumelo
« Reply #26 on: March 09, 2018, 08:54:20 PM »
Brian I have grown both the Chandler, and am still growing the Valentine.  I like the Valentine much better. I discarded the chandler two years back.

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Re: Valentine Pumelo
« Reply #27 on: March 10, 2018, 01:02:51 PM »
I know this is an old thread, but how does Valentine compare to Chandler?  I think I only have room for one.
Iíve been disappointed in my chandler.  Itís been dry and extremely seedy.  Iíve harvested it in late December into,January and have never had an edible one, itís been so dry.  My hope is to graft a valentine on it if I can locate bud wood. Maybe a white grapefruit to see what that fuss is all about!
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Re: Valentine Pumelo
« Reply #28 on: March 10, 2018, 02:40:31 PM »
Thanks for the feedback.  I have a Chandler but it is still very small.  I wouldn't feel bad replacing it if I can locate a Valentine.  Harris no longer carries it. 

 

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