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Re: Pics from the garden
« Reply #125 on: September 20, 2020, 02:36:06 PM »
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Re: Pics from the garden
« Reply #126 on: September 20, 2020, 02:36:34 PM »
My sister, also a gardener, has .40 acre in Richmond, VA.  Unfortunately the backyard is mostly mature forest.  But the front yard is larger so she put her garden in there.  No HOA in that neighborhood!

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Re: Pics from the garden
« Reply #127 on: September 20, 2020, 02:38:11 PM »
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Re: Pics from the garden
« Reply #128 on: September 20, 2020, 02:38:53 PM »
My sister, also a gardener, has .40 acre in Richmond, VA.  Unfortunately the backyard is mostly mature forest.  But the front yard is larger so she put her garden in there.

We paid a lot to clear the jungle that existed upon moving in. Tons of orchid trees, an ancient cado tree (never got to try one, but the hood of my car did), bottle brush, and all kinds of stuff. Then added our jungle.

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Re: Pics from the garden
« Reply #129 on: September 20, 2020, 02:39:34 PM »
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I know, Thai Basil is pretty risqué!

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Re: Pics from the garden
« Reply #130 on: September 20, 2020, 03:10:50 PM »
re: dwarf coconuts. Not sure which ones are considered "dwarf." We have 2 varieties that grow slow, are supposed to fruit when small, but eventually get tall (green Malayan and Fiji yellow). Who knows what they actually are.



Chowghat Orange Dwarf Coconut
It is an early flowering variety, taking between 3 and 4 years to begin flowering and subsequently bearing fruit. The coconuts produced by this tree are round with orange skin. ... The tree itself typically grows to 16 feet in height and has an average expected lifespan of 50 years.


We saw where someone had a row of these in front of their property in the keys. Also in between Bradenton and Sarasota there is a home that is lined with these. They look very nice
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Re: Pics from the garden
« Reply #131 on: September 20, 2020, 04:35:47 PM »
Wow plenty going on in your patch.You can use your blue butterfly pea in clear alcohol,water,rice and mash potato as well as tea. Lemon basil and hot basil are two other thai basils to have a crack at.

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Re: Pics from the garden
« Reply #132 on: September 21, 2020, 08:15:36 AM »
Thanks Mike! I will check out those uses. Looking forward to blue rice.

Now I have 2 more basils to hunt down.

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Re: Pics from the garden
« Reply #133 on: September 21, 2020, 08:31:29 AM »
I zinged through and looked at the pics and no doesn't look like achachairu, leave rollinia on the tree longer for a better taste and same with starapples. Looks like you chose your dwarf coconuts well because many get tall but stay skinny (eg malay gold). Looks like a lot of trees poised to do their thing in a year or two. Looks like a happening place.

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Re: Pics from the garden
« Reply #134 on: September 21, 2020, 08:35:26 AM »
Is the soursop a Cuban fibreless (should be Cuban fiber)? The giant passionfruit flesh is a bit like very mild honeydew and passionfruit pulp over it really makes it more enjoyable.

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Re: Pics from the garden
« Reply #135 on: September 21, 2020, 11:27:24 AM »
What do you think that tree is if not achachairu, Mike?

Soursop is supposedly Homestead variety, but it was from TopTropicals, who are notorious for mislabeling. Lots of flowers and small fruit now. Its very good, with a little sour. Has some fiber, but not bad.

I agree on Rollinia. Picked early to try and get firmer flesh, but suffered flavor-wise.

Still learning star apples. Need to graft some goodies on that one. 

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Re: Pics from the garden
« Reply #136 on: September 21, 2020, 11:30:37 AM »
?achachairu?





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Re: Pics from the garden
« Reply #137 on: September 21, 2020, 12:47:13 PM »
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Re: Pics from the garden
« Reply #138 on: September 21, 2020, 04:47:38 PM »
Rob I zoomed through the posts here and just answered a questions posed on whether a plant looked like achachairu. Soursop is likely to be Cuban fibreless or similar then. The small purple star apples people call Haitian seem to dominate everywhere. I know it can be hard to find the ones that are bigger, sweeter or that have less latex.

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Re: Pics from the garden
« Reply #139 on: October 05, 2020, 02:47:53 PM »
Red Jabo, little flower action


...more


...then this


...and this


1st Blue Jabo flowers (m. vexator)


Blue Jabo


...m. vex can't be much more than 3 feet tall, if that. Not sure how old, but only had about 2 years.
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Re: Pics from the garden
« Reply #140 on: October 05, 2020, 03:43:21 PM »
Indian tulip tree?

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Re: Pics from the garden
« Reply #141 on: October 05, 2020, 04:59:46 PM »
Thanks Mugenia!

Found some plants shooting up out of a pot. Obviously something I planted. Cannot figure what they are.

Anyone know what these might be?





What did this turn out to be?

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Re: Pics from the garden
« Reply #142 on: October 05, 2020, 05:05:29 PM »
We have not Indian Tulip J, looks to be an interesting plant.

Thank you m&m, fluffed them myself


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Re: Pics from the garden
« Reply #143 on: October 05, 2020, 05:06:39 PM »
Thanks Mugenia!

Found some plants shooting up out of a pot. Obviously something I planted. Cannot figure what they are.

Anyone know what these might be?





What did this turn out to be?

never figured that one out.  Like my Pop used to say about stuff going missing and getting messed up, "must be another one of those mysteries."

...and it finally dried up in the little pot it was in. Think it was some kind of legume.

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Re: Pics from the garden
« Reply #144 on: October 05, 2020, 07:16:16 PM »
Your broms get full sun?

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Re: Pics from the garden
« Reply #145 on: October 05, 2020, 07:35:14 PM »
Your broms get full sun?

Full sun, part of the day, for the ones on the front line. But some of them are begging for more shade, like Snake Charmer and Wild Ace. Others seem to love it.

Others are in bright light, no full sun at all. The luthera splendide marginata, vrieseas, marmota, tillandsias, and others are all protected.

..got some different chanterinnis doing well underneath canary palms, receiving heavy sun part of the day.
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Re: Pics from the garden
« Reply #146 on: November 21, 2020, 05:40:38 PM »
g. mangostana


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kari


mocambo, cacao, nanner pups


kwai muk


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Re: Pics from the garden
« Reply #147 on: November 21, 2020, 05:44:25 PM »
jujube


passiflora laurifolia? flowers for a couple of years, still no fruits


sweetheart nanners


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dancing ladies?

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Re: Pics from the garden
« Reply #148 on: November 21, 2020, 10:00:37 PM »
Roblack, good job!  My goodness.

 

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