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simon_grow

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What kind of fruit tree is this?
« on: October 22, 2019, 09:40:05 PM »
A good friend of mine moved to Hawaii a few years ago and ate a fruit and planted the seed. The seed sprouted but she doesn’t know what fruit it came from. Does anyone know what kind of fruit tree this is. Please see attached pictures of the seedling and the seed. Thanks in advance!





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Re: What kind of fruit tree is this?
« Reply #1 on: October 22, 2019, 10:10:15 PM »
Abiu?
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Re: What kind of fruit tree is this?
« Reply #2 on: October 22, 2019, 10:17:22 PM »
looks like abiu to me. I recognize the hairy stem. 

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Re: What kind of fruit tree is this?
« Reply #3 on: October 22, 2019, 10:17:53 PM »
Thanks Michael!

The seeds and the leaves fit the description from my untrained eyes.

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Re: What kind of fruit tree is this?
« Reply #4 on: October 22, 2019, 10:18:36 PM »
Thanks for the confirmation Kim!

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Re: What kind of fruit tree is this?
« Reply #5 on: October 23, 2019, 05:54:42 PM »
Here's a photo of one that I planted from my first fruit.


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Re: What kind of fruit tree is this?
« Reply #6 on: October 25, 2019, 07:40:01 PM »
A good friend of mine moved to Hawaii a few years ago and ate a fruit and planted the seed. The seed sprouted but she doesn’t know what fruit it came from. Does anyone know what kind of fruit tree this is. Please see attached pictures of the seedling and the seed. Thanks in advance!





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some kind of Pouteria like a canistel, mamey, green sapote, or abiu

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Re: What kind of fruit tree is this?
« Reply #7 on: October 25, 2019, 08:08:05 PM »
Any recommendations of how to care for the seedlings? I have 3 that are growing on my window here in Arizona.

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Re: What kind of fruit tree is this?
« Reply #8 on: October 25, 2019, 08:32:14 PM »
Any recommendations of how to care for the seedlings? I have 3 that are growing on my window here in Arizona.

They will get yellow soon i think and need a lot of fertilizer (potassium)...my abiu stopped growing but urea made it grow again.

 

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