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Scott_6B

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Massachusetts Satsuma
« on: May 21, 2014, 07:55:24 AM »
Here's a few pictures of my Early St. Ann satsuma outside in Massachusetts.  It's been in the ground for two winters now.

June 2012, just after planting (It did not take shipping well)


August 2012


October 2013


May 19 2014

No flowers this year, but it did set a good number of fruit for the trees size last year.

This is what it looks like in winter (the snow drift is ~4.5 ft deep)



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Re: Massachusetts Satsuma
« Reply #1 on: May 21, 2014, 09:10:52 AM »
I used to live up there.  It blows my mind that you are doing this.  Awesome!
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Re: Massachusetts Satsuma
« Reply #2 on: May 21, 2014, 09:58:37 AM »
Scott what are your winter protection plans for this tree when it grows into a large tree? - Millet
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Re: Massachusetts Satsuma
« Reply #3 on: May 21, 2014, 10:19:26 AM »
Bob, with my current arrangement, I should be able to protect it up until it is around 5.5-6ft tall.  After that, I'll have to start a program of selective pruning.  At the rate it is growing, I'd guess I still have 3-4 years before I need to worry about it.

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Re: Massachusetts Satsuma
« Reply #4 on: May 24, 2014, 10:19:13 PM »
Simply awesome. And i bet that eating your own satsuma is the best sensation ever. :)
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Re: Massachusetts Satsuma
« Reply #5 on: November 19, 2014, 04:47:56 AM »

What is this thing I never had before.

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Re: Massachusetts Satsuma
« Reply #6 on: December 06, 2014, 08:55:12 PM »
Unbelievable!
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Re: Massachusetts Satsuma
« Reply #7 on: December 08, 2014, 05:13:35 PM »
Wow, your tree looks healthier than my trees in CA. Do you spray your tree? Do you get leafminer problem? Good job.

 

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