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Chrysophyllum oliviforme
« on: March 28, 2017, 09:23:24 PM »
What is your opinion about this fruit ?
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Re: Chrysophyllum oliviforme
« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2017, 11:04:08 PM »
Bird food. It is quite small. Usually planted as ornamental tree here only.
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Re: Chrysophyllum oliviforme
« Reply #2 on: March 29, 2017, 09:51:41 PM »
I had some that was awful.

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Re: Chrysophyllum oliviforme
« Reply #3 on: October 13, 2017, 01:29:43 AM »
Reviving this thread, because I'm curious whether Chrysophyllum oliviforme is graft compatible with Starapple.  Anyone know whether there's generally good graft compatibility within this genus?

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Re: Chrysophyllum oliviforme
« Reply #4 on: October 13, 2017, 03:43:25 AM »
Chrysophyllum oliviforme is edible; not palatable.
Now, they became a tree weed in Kerala.
We use the species as rootstock for Star apple.


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Re: Chrysophyllum oliviforme
« Reply #5 on: October 13, 2017, 10:00:35 PM »
Chrysophyllum oliviforme is edible; not palatable.
Now, they became a tree weed in Kerala.
We use the species as rootstock for Star apple.

Thanks.  Given that it is less tropical than Starapple, I'm curious: what about it makes good rootstock for you, since your location is very tropical?  That is, why not just grow Starapple on its own roots?

Anyone in a subtropical area growing C. oliviforme -- how does it grow for you?
« Last Edit: October 13, 2017, 10:05:12 PM by barath »

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Re: Chrysophyllum oliviforme
« Reply #6 on: October 14, 2017, 01:27:02 AM »
Barath, it grows and fruits in coastal north San Diego County.  It looks like it does fine there.


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Re: Chrysophyllum oliviforme
« Reply #7 on: October 14, 2017, 01:50:39 AM »
Chrysophyllum oliviforme needs no care at all and handles drought very well. Also, the trees has compact growth compared to Star apple.

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Re: Chrysophyllum oliviforme
« Reply #8 on: October 14, 2017, 03:30:17 PM »
Thanks!

 

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