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Mike T

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Re: Introduce Yourself
« Reply #875 on: January 22, 2014, 06:46:58 AM »
Tifrise you sure have an excellent collection and people will know many of  those.I have seedlings of quite a few species you mention but don't know much about the fruit of some like tatajuba, pequi,pequia,bucuri and others. I would be interested to hear you post information on these. I see also you have some colder climate fruit like cherimoya and paw paw  (maybe papaya) so maybe you are not in the hottest place.

Should you wish to trade with other people you will have a lot of muscle.

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Re: Introduce Yourself
« Reply #876 on: January 29, 2014, 11:53:03 AM »
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Hi everyone, My name is Isak. First off i love exotic fruit and i enjoy growing things so what better then to grow my own fruit. but not the regular stuff, i like exotics. being in an arid climate doesn't help much but i try to grow any fruit i can get sees for and im always looking for new seed. i think i will enjoy it here.


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« Reply #877 on: January 29, 2014, 10:13:13 PM »
Hello. My name is Brando and I reside in Loxahatchee, FL in Palm Beach County. I have around * different fruit trees and am looking for someone that can assist in grafting my trees. I have the following trees in my yard.

1) Carrie Mango
2) Lychee
3) Sugar Apple Anona
4) Star Fruit
5) Sweet Tamerind
6) Mamey
7) Nispero
8) Pomegranite
9) Quenepa / Mamoncillo / Spanish Lime

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« Reply #878 on: January 29, 2014, 10:17:44 PM »
Hello. My name is Brando and I reside in Loxahatchee, FL in Palm Beach County. I have around * different fruit trees and am looking for someone that can assist in grafting my trees. I have the following trees in my yard.

1) Carrie Mango
2) Lychee
3) Sugar Apple Anona
4) Star Fruit
5) Sweet Tamerind
6) Mamey
7) Nispero
8) Pomegranite
9) Quenepa / Mamoncillo / Spanish Lime

Welcome to the forum. What do you mean by you would like someone to assist in grafting your trees?

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« Reply #879 on: January 29, 2014, 10:34:39 PM »
I have seen a mango tree that produces different variates of mangos. I would like to communicate with individuals that can provide clippings of the sweetest mango varieties available and can successfully graph them on my mango tree.

If possible, I would like to do the same with the other fruits trees on my yard.

I am new to this and just learned about this method.

If grafting is available to my other fruits trees. I would like to to the same.

Brando

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Re: Introduce Yourself
« Reply #880 on: January 30, 2014, 05:59:47 AM »

Doug Furtek, Proud American from Chicopee, Massachusetts, retired from the Malaysian Cocoa Board, now Director of Innovation R&D at Teck Guan Group (oil palm plantations, palm oil mills, oleochemicals) in Eastern Sabah
Check out my "Sabah, Malaysia: Durian Wonderland" photos at:
https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/112261781100492755854/albums/5967583987572082737
I noted the latitudes and longitudes of my favorite durian locales.
The few photos not taken in Sabah are noted.

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« Reply #881 on: January 30, 2014, 08:41:31 AM »

Doug Furtek, Proud American from Chicopee, Massachusetts, retired from the Malaysian Cocoa Board, now Director of Innovation R&D at Teck Guan Group (oil palm plantations, palm oil mills, oleochemicals) in Eastern Sabah
Check out my "Sabah, Malaysia: Durian Wonderland" photos at:
https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/112261781100492755854/albums/5967583987572082737
I noted the latitudes and longitudes of my favorite durian locales.
The few photos not taken in Sabah are noted.
Wow and wow. I was just in Sabah last month. I wish I could have seen your place. What's that chrome durian next to red one? Are any of those red ones "tenom beauty" variety,  D. Zib. and D. Grav. mix?

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« Reply #882 on: January 30, 2014, 05:54:37 PM »

Locals call both the red and orange ones "Dalit". The red is definitely Durio graveolens, but I believe the larger orange one could be a D. zibethinus x D. graveolens hybrid. (DNA markers would help to distinguish species and hybrids.) That is my favorite type. It is so rich and flavorful. The last place I have seen Tenom Beauty was at a weekend outdoor market (Tamu) in the parking lot below a Giant supermarket, in the Kolombong section of Kota Kinabalu.

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« Reply #883 on: January 31, 2014, 02:54:30 AM »
Red durio graveolens taste more like something you cook with. But "tenon beauty" suppose to inherit some of Durso Zib. qualities and really stands out.
You should check out Dongonggon tamu, there is a guy selling grafted Tenon beauty trees.
« Last Edit: January 31, 2014, 02:56:32 AM by DurianLover »

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« Reply #884 on: January 31, 2014, 06:07:47 PM »
Thank you for the Tenom Beauty graft tip! I will get from the Donggongon Tamu. We are now planting trees around our new house.

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Re: Introduce Yourself
« Reply #885 on: January 31, 2014, 08:31:16 PM »
www.doa.sarawak.gov.my/modules/web/download_show.php?id=701 · PDF file

There are quite a few pure varieties of graveolans that are not red.

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« Reply #886 on: February 10, 2014, 10:51:41 AM »
Hi!

My name is Joćo Franco. I live in Portugal and have several exotic species, specially passiflora. I am eager to trade and exchange seeds of new species!

Best wishes,

Joćo Franco

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Re: Introduce Yourself
« Reply #887 on: February 10, 2014, 11:01:32 AM »
Hi!

My name is Joćo Franco. I live in Portugal and have several exotic species, specially passiflora. I am eager to trade and exchange seeds of new species!

Best wishes,

Joćo Franco
Hi Joćo, it's good to see you here! You will love this fórum!  ;D

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« Reply #888 on: February 11, 2014, 11:45:00 AM »
Hello all, I am happy to have found this forum.  I have been growing fruit trees in my small back yard in So. California (92626) for 20+ years.  I have orange, lemon, grapefruit, kumquat, and fuji apple.  About 15 years ago, I fell in love with Nam Doc Mai mangos while vacationing in the Caribbean, and I have been trying to grow one at home since.  I see there are lots of messages in the forums about growing mangos, so I plan to read through them and see if I can get some tips to be more successful, and maybe post a few questions.

Thanks for having such a wonderful site.  I look forward to learning more! 8)

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« Reply #889 on: February 15, 2014, 10:04:49 PM »
 

Hi - I am new here. I grow dragon fruit. Good day, Mystee

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« Reply #890 on: February 15, 2014, 11:54:12 PM »
Hello mystee,

Welcome to the forum! I am sure you will learn a lot from this forum and you will probably see posts about other types of fruiting plants besides Dragon Fruit that may get your attention. What part of the US are you in?
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« Reply #891 on: February 16, 2014, 01:40:44 AM »
Hi Mystee,

Welcome to the forum community. Are you just a back yard DF grower/hobbyist or a DF farmer?

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« Reply #892 on: February 16, 2014, 02:36:50 AM »
Welcome Mystee. Now that is a name with mystique. You can search at the top for threads on what you are interested, go to the trading section or just tell us about your dragon fruit to get the ball rolling.

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« Reply #893 on: February 16, 2014, 01:41:52 PM »
Wellcome Mystee! I'm starting to grow pitayas this year with cuttings that i trade with friends from fórum. So, please share with us your experiences! Thank's!  ;D

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« Reply #894 on: February 17, 2014, 09:56:07 AM »
Hello

My name is Francois,Gaston being my nickname.

Spend most of my time at sea but now I'm living in the western Azuero in Panama.
I do have a small nursery I just finished ,to hold my future seedlings and wild small trees I 'll collect from the wild.
I would like to grow some fruits trees here . Found this forum very usefull hence my post now to introduce myself.
I'm quite far away from internet were i live so don't worry if no answers from my part for a while

regards
francois

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« Reply #895 on: March 02, 2014, 04:09:05 PM »
Hi Everyone - I grow d. fruit, because a friend said it was interesting. She sent me a large cutting with no i.d.
 I waited for roots to come and then planted. It quickly grew large , to 3 ft. no flowers or fruit. So, this year , I hope to
get flowers and fruit. I would also, be interested in trading cuttings and selling. I am in zone 8, Texas. Please, pm me if interested.
Thanks for your nice replies, Mystee  :)

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« Reply #896 on: March 02, 2014, 04:23:34 PM »
Welcome Mystee....there's a bunch of folks here, growing them dragons. :)
Time is like a river.
You cannot touch the same water twice, because the flow that has passed will never pass again.
Enjoy every moment of your life!

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« Reply #897 on: March 02, 2014, 05:34:08 PM »
Welcome Mystee.
Dragon fruit will only flower from horizontal or pendulous stems. A vertical (upward growing) stem will not do so. That's one of the reasons they are trellised or grown in pots with stakes. Let your plant form drooping branches from the main stem and you will be in business. I tried growing one in a basket and it got so heavy that the basket broke.
« Last Edit: March 03, 2014, 05:52:21 AM by phantomcrab »
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« Reply #898 on: March 02, 2014, 06:13:08 PM »
Hi Mystee,

Welcome to the forum.  :)
You might have already seen it, but if you haven't, here's a thread that you might like.
http://tropicalfruitforum.com/index.php?topic=228.0

Another round of cold this week, so stay warm!
Again welcome to the forum and good luck with your dragon fruit..:)

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« Reply #899 on: March 02, 2014, 09:07:05 PM »
Welcome Mystee, I dont grow dragon fruit yet, but a friend of Tucuman, Argentina, found some fruits into the forest (it seems dragon fruit is native to that region) and will send me some seeds...

here, some photos of the fruits found by him:






 

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