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palmtreeluke

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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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