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Cherimoya season inSocal
« on: October 07, 2017, 11:03:34 PM »
Cherimoya season is starting early. I've had 4 Pierce drop and have a few 2lb. Anyone in SoCal experiencing this?










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Re: Cherimoya season inSocal
« Reply #1 on: October 08, 2017, 01:41:59 AM »
Sounds right. Pierce is an early season one for me. Bad fruit set again at my mom's house this year. Many fruits are just starting to expand. I put in 5 seedlings at my house this year that will get more grafts next year.

How's Fino de Jete? Isn't that one supposed to be early season as well? It's always flowered well before everything else for me.

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Re: Cherimoya season inSocal
« Reply #2 on: October 08, 2017, 08:20:20 AM »
I have two drops so far from Booth on my multigraft tree. I didnít thin properly and my fruit are tiny this year. Iíll take a pic when I get off work. I love how Cherimoya season starts as mango season winds down.

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Re: Cherimoya season inSocal
« Reply #3 on: October 08, 2017, 10:26:19 AM »
Dont know about where you are JF but it was 102F and 1% humidity here yesterday afternoon.  This weather is hard on fruit trees.  Nice photos by the way. 

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Re: Cherimoya season inSocal
« Reply #4 on: October 08, 2017, 01:19:38 PM »
Dont know about where you are JF but it was 102F and 1% humidity here yesterday afternoon.  This weather is hard on fruit trees.  Nice photos by the way.

I am in deep North Orange County(La Habra/Fullerton area)20 milesinland it's been 97F with 7% humidity without Santa Ana winds still disgusting



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Re: Cherimoya season inSocal
« Reply #5 on: October 08, 2017, 07:58:13 PM »
Hereís a shot of some fruit on my tree, I performed the first round of thinning but skipped the second round because I was too busy. I would much rather have fewer larger fruit than a bunch of smalls because the ratio of flesh to seeds/skin is higher in larger fruit.

My hand in picture for scale


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Re: Cherimoya season inSocal
« Reply #6 on: October 10, 2017, 12:55:44 AM »
Off to a great start!

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Re: Cherimoya season inSocal
« Reply #7 on: October 10, 2017, 10:31:41 PM »
Cherimoya season is starting early. I've had 4 Pierce drop and have a few 2lb. Anyone in SoCal experiencing this?

I have no dropped fruit Frank, but as usual your trees seem to be ahead of me, I have not picked any moya yet this season...From the 5 moya trees that I have, I only got 2  fruits total last year (they are all young; in the ground for about 2-3 years).

Here's my fruiting moya trees:
African Pride atemoya:


Ausie atemoya:


Orton cherimoya:


Dr. White cherimoya (thanks for the scion, Simon!)



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Re: Cherimoya season inSocal
« Reply #8 on: October 11, 2017, 08:15:48 AM »
    If any of you all need some help eating your cherimoyas , I'm available . I'm just saying .


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Re: Cherimoya season inSocal
« Reply #9 on: October 11, 2017, 08:42:37 AM »
Please let us know when some are available for purchase.
Thanks

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Re: Cherimoya season inSocal
« Reply #10 on: October 11, 2017, 11:58:49 AM »
Cherimoyas are indeed early but other anonas are under way,



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Re: Cherimoya season inSocal
« Reply #11 on: October 11, 2017, 05:06:29 PM »
Hereís a shot of some fruit on my tree, I performed the first round of thinning but skipped the second round because I was too busy. I would much rather have fewer larger fruit than a bunch of smalls because the ratio of flesh to seeds/skin is higher in larger fruit.

My hand in picture for scale


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you call this thinning? OMG

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Re: Cherimoya season inSocal
« Reply #12 on: October 11, 2017, 06:24:51 PM »
Wow, beautiful fruits! I've discovered that the hot and dry weather here in Bakersfield scorched the leaves of my cherimoyas, and generally negatively affect growth and production. Whenever the weather is cooler, there'd be new growth and even the existing leaves look healthier.  I'm planning on putting up some frames with shade cloth for next summer. My atemoya, OTOH, is impervious to hot weather, or cold. What a trooper!

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Re: Cherimoya season inSocal
« Reply #13 on: October 11, 2017, 06:45:07 PM »
How's the early season taste so far frank?

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Re: Cherimoya season inSocal
« Reply #14 on: October 11, 2017, 07:26:09 PM »
How's the early season taste so far frank?

Hi Boa

So far very good on the few early annonas

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Re: Cherimoya season inSocal
« Reply #15 on: October 11, 2017, 07:56:21 PM »
I did a little thinning myself








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Re: Cherimoya season inSocal
« Reply #16 on: October 11, 2017, 11:45:51 PM »
Hereís a shot of some fruit on my tree, I performed the first round of thinning but skipped the second round because I was too busy. I would much rather have fewer larger fruit than a bunch of smalls because the ratio of flesh to seeds/skin is higher in larger fruit.

My hand in picture for scale


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you call this thinning? OMG

I wish I did the second round of thinning because these fruit were all smaller than when I thin properly.

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Re: Cherimoya season inSocal
« Reply #17 on: October 12, 2017, 12:26:16 AM »
I just bought a couple of cherimoya at our local farmer's market. Will be trying them this weekend. 
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Re: Cherimoya season inSocal
« Reply #18 on: October 12, 2017, 08:51:10 AM »
I just bought a couple of cherimoya at our local farmer's market. Will be trying them this weekend.
How much per pound?
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Re: Cherimoya season inSocal
« Reply #19 on: October 12, 2017, 10:17:21 AM »
Simon
I did a second and third thinning as well as prune 3 x this summer. I hope everything start sizing up by December

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Re: Cherimoya season inSocal
« Reply #20 on: October 13, 2017, 02:41:21 AM »
Hereís a shot of some fruit on my tree, I performed the first round of thinning but skipped the second round because I was too busy. I would much rather have fewer larger fruit than a bunch of smalls because the ratio of flesh to seeds/skin is higher in larger fruit.

My hand in picture for scale


Simon
Simon, What's variety of your Cherimoya.  How can you make all your Cherimoya fruits shape so perfect?

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Re: Cherimoya season inSocal
« Reply #21 on: October 13, 2017, 02:08:50 PM »
Frank, the Annonas in your moms yard weíre huge and absolutely looked perfect.

I hand pollinate my flowers and removed all misshaped fruit in trees he first round of thinning. I was supposed to remove fruit that were too close to each other in the second and third round of thinning but as you can see in the pictures, I was too late. This is a multi graft tree with about 6 varieties on it.

Simon

 

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