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Re: Birth of a new Chewy Purple Sugar Apple- A. squamosa 'Isan Indigo'
« Reply #50 on: January 22, 2018, 12:12:03 PM »
for those who have germinated baby sugar apple seedling, please use sterile medium( potting mix) when germinating. and use fungicide sprays  on young seedlings to keep damping off fungus from killing them. I lost a batch of 400 seedlings this way. and a few customers have the same results.

I use copper fungicide. If you can get them past the baby  6 inch tree stage you should be in the clear.

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Re: Birth of a new Chewy Purple Sugar Apple- A. squamosa 'Isan Indigo'
« Reply #51 on: January 22, 2018, 12:25:28 PM »
Excellent advise Luke.  Do you treat them every couple wks?
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Re: Birth of a new Chewy Purple Sugar Apple- A. squamosa 'Isan Indigo'
« Reply #52 on: January 22, 2018, 05:28:38 PM »
 Thanks for the advice. Mine haven't reached the 6" marker yet and growth has drastically slowed down. I wonder if this is why.

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Re: Birth of a new Chewy Purple Sugar Apple- A. squamosa 'Isan Indigo'
« Reply #53 on: January 22, 2018, 09:48:29 PM »
It is O.K. for the top growth to pause while a lot of roots are growing.  This alternation is actually normal.
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Re: Birth of a new Chewy Purple Sugar Apple- A. squamosa 'Isan Indigo'
« Reply #54 on: October 01, 2018, 02:35:31 PM »
My one seedling not doing well.





How about yours?

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Re: Birth of a new Chewy Purple Sugar Apple- A. squamosa 'Isan Indigo'
« Reply #55 on: October 02, 2018, 07:01:35 AM »
Not at all connected to Isan Indigo seeds but just yesterday I was cleaning out my greenhouse and found six standard sugar apple seeds which had germinated after one year in multi-cell seedling trays. The trays were filled with weeds but also had 4" seedlings mixed in.
So, some of these can be quite recalcitrant. If you have no success perhaps search or screen out the seeds and inspect the seeds to confirm if they may still be viable.

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Re: Birth of a new Chewy Purple Sugar Apple- A. squamosa 'Isan Indigo'
« Reply #56 on: October 02, 2018, 01:07:58 PM »
1 year old isan atis from seed. Out of 6 seeds, this was thriving 122f temps & 27 temps. I do wonder of its only me that its growing too slow for me(perhaps lack of humidity)?




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Re: Birth of a new Chewy Purple Sugar Apple- A. squamosa 'Isan Indigo'
« Reply #57 on: October 02, 2018, 01:26:38 PM »
My one seedling not doing well.





How about yours?

I ended up getting 2 to germinate. I have 11 sugar apples including 2 Big reds 2 Isan Indigo and some
other seedlings from last year. All of mine are 4'-6' and in 7 gallon pots. I figured out something for me in Florida.
I had 3 "special" Na Dai from a forum member. They were the last to germinate this past winter. One was exceptionally
small and I put it on my lanai that gets filtered morning sun only. It is now bigger then all the rest that were in more
direct afternoon sun?  Seanny your tree is plenty green and not dying was it in direct sun? I also notice the flowers set and
the trees grow best when we get humid in the rainy season. The spring the trees don't grow much and the flowers don't set

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Re: Birth of a new Chewy Purple Sugar Apple- A. squamosa 'Isan Indigo'
« Reply #58 on: October 02, 2018, 02:03:25 PM »
Gonz, humidity plays little it's mostly yr lows. here is a Big Red grafted last year onto cherimoya rootstock it's over 6' tall. Same with my real Giant Yucatan it's the same size grafted on cherimoya rootstock in January 2018....btw, the nice thing about saramuyos in socal is the set on their own.


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Re: Birth of a new Chewy Purple Sugar Apple- A. squamosa 'Isan Indigo'
« Reply #59 on: October 02, 2018, 10:10:44 PM »
Mine was in direct sun. I put it under an atemoya tree recently.

 

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