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SocalKoop

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The first fruit plant (Jabo) I ever bought is fruiting!
« on: August 04, 2016, 02:15:20 AM »
This jaboticaba was my first fruit plant I bought, which started my obsession. A little over 4 years later it's finally about to give me my first taste. An Unnamed variety I bought from Logees, a cutting that was about 6 inches tall when I got it. Unimpressive after all the posts I've read, but it has a special place in my collection.  ;D Seeing it fruit feels great.



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Re: The first fruit plant (Jabo) I ever bought is fruiting!
« Reply #1 on: August 04, 2016, 03:48:46 AM »
Only 4 years? :)

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Re: The first fruit plant (Jabo) I ever bought is fruiting!
« Reply #2 on: August 04, 2016, 04:18:34 AM »
Yeah, trunk is still pretty skinny, I was a little surprised.  I hadn't even noticed it flowered. I heard grafted didn't take as long. It's potted and not very tall. Oddly no fruit on the trunk like I would have expected, just a half dozen on super skinny branches.


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Re: The first fruit plant (Jabo) I ever bought is fruiting!
« Reply #3 on: August 04, 2016, 07:00:02 AM »
Remember that the base trunk (where you grafted the cutting) is still young and not in fruiting age.
As a side note, not all the jabos set fruits in the lower trunk. Some vars set fruits only in the branches. ;)

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Re: The first fruit plant (Jabo) I ever bought is fruiting!
« Reply #4 on: August 04, 2016, 11:14:32 AM »
Congratulations! It's very exciting to see progress, no matter how long it takes to get there! All the more so when it is a special plant that started your collection. :)  I still have a fondness for Bearss lemon trees, because the first plant I ever bought and fruited when I moved to SFL was one I bought at a local farm. The joy of having these plants finally fruit makes a lot of the time and money you put in to get there worth it...

 

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