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Re: Mangosteen seeds germination help
« Reply #25 on: September 07, 2017, 01:16:27 PM »
Is it a keeper or pull it out ?

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Re: Mangosteen seeds germination help
« Reply #26 on: September 07, 2017, 03:07:18 PM »
Quick update on one of  my seedlings, this one is growing really well and pushing out new growth


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Re: Mangosteen seeds germination help
« Reply #27 on: September 07, 2017, 04:15:01 PM »
Is it a keeper or pull it out ?

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Re: Mangosteen seeds germination help
« Reply #28 on: September 07, 2017, 08:59:46 PM »
Is it a keeper or pull it out ?

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The biggest seedling and he one in left lower corner are definitely annona squamosa. Very far from being a mangosteen  :D
That said, sugar apple is a delicious fruit, i would keep it
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Re: Mangosteen seeds germination help
« Reply #29 on: October 19, 2017, 10:14:18 PM »
After 10 weeks 3 seedling emerge.




I thought the seeds were bad so I bought more seeds.  :-[

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Re: Mangosteen seeds germination help
« Reply #30 on: October 20, 2017, 05:52:40 AM »
Thai seeds germinated after 10 days, 100% germination. Bought the fruit in Thailand from a street seller. So it must be the irradiation.

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Re: Mangosteen seeds germination help
« Reply #31 on: June 16, 2018, 04:22:04 AM »
Hey guys! FINALLY I was able to find an Asian Market that had fresh non-irradiated mangosteens here! Seeds are also starting to sprout. Can't wait to see them growing into plants!




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Re: Mangosteen seeds germination help
« Reply #32 on: June 17, 2018, 12:26:10 PM »
Inspiring guys. Thanks!
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Re: Mangosteen seeds germination help
« Reply #33 on: September 11, 2018, 04:15:14 AM »
Finally a little mangosteen plant with 4 leaves!



Hope it will grow well

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Re: Mangosteen seeds germination help
« Reply #34 on: September 12, 2018, 09:14:24 AM »
They're not exactly "fresh off the tree" fresh but those are the best looking mangosteens I've ever seen sold in a supermarket. Generally the odds of being able to germinate store bought imported mangosteen are not good. I don't know whether it's because of long-term refrigeration (the seeds inside the fruit are quite vulnerable) or whether it's the irradiation all imported fruit go through. Still, I've had success germinating store-bought lychees that were imported, and surely that goes through everything that mangosteen goes through.

I'd say your chances of being able to grow any plants from those mangosteens are not good, but I do think you have a chance, if you're willing to go to the trouble knowing you will most likely meet in failure.

Another issue, I'm not sure about it, I think the mangosteens for export might be picked just a little underripe to prolong shelf life. Unfortunately that means the seeds are not all the way fully formed and are not as big as they would have been later, so this could be a factor. (I'm really not sure)
It's the irradiation, not the refrigeration that makes the seeds sterile. Depending on dose of irradiation sometimes some seeds can survive.

What he /\ said, the seeds are likely dead from the irradiation. 

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Re: Mangosteen seeds germination help
« Reply #35 on: September 12, 2018, 10:49:15 PM »
Definitely not mangosteen. Yes looks like some type of annona. I guess it could have been worst and they could have sent you lentil seeds.  :D, like someone just posted about receiving from Amazon.
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Re: Mangosteen seeds germination help
« Reply #36 on: September 13, 2018, 06:38:12 AM »
Definitely not mangosteen. Yes looks like some type of annona. I guess it could have been worst and they could have sent you lentil seeds.  :D, like someone just posted about receiving from Amazon.
Uhh, that was me lol. I did get a refund as an update.

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Re: Mangosteen seeds germination help
« Reply #37 on: September 13, 2018, 07:28:32 AM »
Finally a little mangosteen plant with 4 leaves!



Hope it will grow well

Looking very  fine, keep it warm and wet and don't overwater
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Re: Mangosteen seeds germination help
« Reply #38 on: September 13, 2018, 07:45:28 PM »
Here are my seedlings photographed at 6 weeks from planting seed and again at 7 months






 

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