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Re: Asiminaholics Anonymous
« Reply #350 on: May 05, 2020, 08:44:26 PM »
They are thining the pawpaws so that the fruits get bigger.

Yes, of course, I just meant not sure why specifically 2 per cluster. Though if you have three they are more likely to crowd themselves and (1) be misshapen or fuse (2) harder to pick one fruit from the cluster without accidentally knocking an I ripe fruit loose, etc

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Re: Asiminaholics Anonymous
« Reply #351 on: May 06, 2020, 06:29:56 AM »
They are thining the pawpaws so that the fruits get bigger.

Yes, of course, I just meant not sure why specifically 2 per cluster. Though if you have three they are more likely to crowd themselves and (1) be misshapen or fuse (2) harder to pick one fruit from the cluster without accidentally knocking an I ripe fruit loose, etc
Ok, and how many hands per branch i should let?

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« Reply #352 on: May 06, 2020, 08:30:46 AM »
Iíve not heard any recommendations about number of hands per branch or, even broader, fruit per tree or pounds of fruit per tree.

If it were me I would leave all hands/clusters. Of course some fruits
Will probably drop in their own within 2 months time. Here in the native range we call it ďJune Drop.Ē


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Re: Asiminaholics Anonymous
« Reply #353 on: May 06, 2020, 10:46:42 AM »
Iíve not heard any recommendations about number of hands per branch or, even broader, fruit per tree or pounds of fruit per tree.

If it were me I would leave all hands/clusters. Of course some fruits
Will probably drop in their own within 2 months time. Here in the native range we call it ďJune Drop.Ē
Ok then. So you say i should mantain all hands but max 3 fruits per hand right?
Thank you very much my friend!    ;)

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Re: Asiminaholics Anonymous
« Reply #354 on: May 06, 2020, 11:08:44 AM »
Well, Iím not an expert but simply reporting what Iíve heard others say.  ;D

If youíre willing to have fewer (but bigger) fruits, I would Maintain all hands but  go with 2 per hand.
You could experiment and do 3 per hand on some.

Small pawpaws are really not a good eating experience, so you do want bigger fruit since the seeds are so big - that way, you get more flesh compared to seeds.

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« Reply #355 on: May 06, 2020, 03:11:27 PM »
Ok then. I will wait a bit maby one or two weeks because they are still very small. Then will start the thinning.
Thank you very much for your advices my friend!   ;D

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Re: Asiminaholics Anonymous
« Reply #356 on: June 01, 2020, 12:19:52 PM »
I visited the woods today and checked on some bark inlay grafts I did last year.
Most of them died. Only 2 survived, both of the same variety.
Check out the huge leaves on the one!





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Re: Asiminaholics Anonymous
« Reply #357 on: June 07, 2020, 09:00:14 AM »
Pawpaw fruits looking good this year... 

var. Sunflower
 

 

 

 


 

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