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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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« 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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Re: Asiminaholics Anonymous
« Reply #358 on: July 13, 2020, 11:00:18 AM »
Pawpaw fruits



 





 


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Re: Asiminaholics Anonymous
« Reply #359 on: July 13, 2020, 02:06:30 PM »
Trees look very happy!! Just beautiful trees

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« Reply #360 on: July 14, 2020, 03:57:19 AM »
Trees look very happy!! Just beautiful trees
Thanks! They are very beautiful

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Re: Asiminaholics Anonymous
« Reply #361 on: July 14, 2020, 11:26:01 PM »
Pawpaw fruits



 





 


A fine looking crop aided by the fact Portugal did not have a late freeze this spring to kill off the pawpaw crop. I wonder how many pawpaw patches in the US are that full of fruit?

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Re: Asiminaholics Anonymous
« Reply #362 on: July 15, 2020, 03:56:32 AM »
Thanks. And last year was the first time I got fruits

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Re: Asiminaholics Anonymous
« Reply #363 on: August 22, 2020, 10:45:11 PM »
Some species of asimina (including the new A. manasota (found in manasota park in Florida )

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v https://eol.org/search?utf8=%E2%9C%93&q=asimina

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Re: Asiminaholics Anonymous
« Reply #364 on: August 24, 2020, 07:47:44 AM »
I like the pictures on the above site, but The above map has it's pluses , and it's minuses
(one Negative being you have to zoom in ,
 but Positive is also good because people have marked known sites of these species on a digital map)
(searched ASIMINA)
http://www.efloras.org/florataxon.aspx?flora_id=1&taxon_id=102827

  I like this map that just shows the range in black, and white
Flora of North American


I Left this link  for the Native Annona family
so you can see the two native Deeringothamnus (beautiful  Pawpaw)
  Annona glabra (pond apple), and   Non Native Annona squamosa
(searched  Annonaceae (also works searching Asimina "sometimes?" )
http://www.efloras.org/florataxon.aspx?flora_id=1&taxon_id=10047

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Re: Asiminaholics Anonymous
« Reply #365 on: August 28, 2020, 07:01:52 AM »
Pawpaw season is starting...




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Re: Asiminaholics Anonymous
« Reply #366 on: August 29, 2020, 07:06:25 AM »
Yummy pawpaws!   :P :P :P
 


 



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Re: Asiminaholics Anonymous
« Reply #367 on: November 11, 2020, 08:38:44 PM »
How long does it take for pawpaws to bear from seed? I know that they do grow slowly. Anyone offer me some scions ?
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Re: Asiminaholics Anonymous
« Reply #368 on: November 12, 2020, 11:29:01 AM »
Check out growing info on Kentucky State University website - google KSU Pawpaw

Conventional wisdom is 7-9 years i think they say. It could be sooner under ideal conditions and/or lucky genetics.

I have some seedlings, 7 feet tall with lots of branching that are set to flower in their 5th year (next year), though it remains to be seen whether they'll hold fruit.

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