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Ilamas on my trees and seeds sprouting
« on: January 12, 2018, 04:18:20 AM »








The last one is a cut red genova from last year.I am please to have fruit on all 4 trees and I have 3 varieties.




Thanks Raul the red and pink ilama seeds are sprouting in less than 3 weeks.

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Re: Ilamas on my trees and seeds sprouting
« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2018, 06:25:49 AM »
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Re: Ilamas on my trees and seeds sprouting
« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2018, 03:12:47 PM »
GA3 500ppm for 10 hrs was used on the seeds and I presume etoliation wont be a problem.A shorter time at 500ppm probably would have been ok.My trees are a bit crowded and obstructed by other things so I cant get shots of the trees.

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Re: Ilamas on my trees and seeds sprouting
« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2018, 03:55:21 PM »
I'm glad the seeds sprout well and fast for you Mike! Those fruits of you look Beautiful specially your Genova Red! 😄
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Re: Ilamas on my trees and seeds sprouting
« Reply #4 on: January 13, 2018, 12:00:45 AM »
Congrats Mike, in a few short years you'll be harvesting new varieties of illama.

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Re: Ilamas on my trees and seeds sprouting
« Reply #5 on: January 13, 2018, 12:39:25 AM »
How do rate them compared to other annonas that you've tried?

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Re: Ilamas on my trees and seeds sprouting
« Reply #6 on: January 13, 2018, 11:38:14 AM »
Yeah, Iím also interested in how you rate illamas compared to Cherimoya or Atemoyas. The fruit looks beautiful.

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Re: Ilamas on my trees and seeds sprouting
« Reply #7 on: January 13, 2018, 11:02:01 PM »
Well done Mike. I really like the red colouring of the flowers on this Annona, plus they look pretty large to.

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Re: Ilamas on my trees and seeds sprouting
« Reply #8 on: January 13, 2018, 11:03:40 PM »
Plus its virtually impossible to get this species here.....good on you.

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Re: Ilamas on my trees and seeds sprouting
« Reply #9 on: January 21, 2018, 01:45:23 AM »


An ilama with pale pink flesh fell off.It tasted good.Not quite as sweet as atemoya or sugar apple and it had a slight raspberry taste.It isn't a red genova or Guillermo so I presume that makes it rosendo perez. It is about as seedy as a sugar apple or a little more so. It shows that the top atemoyas that are almost seedless have had the benefit of selection.

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« Reply #10 on: January 21, 2018, 02:29:46 AM »
Might not be a perfect atemoya but it sure looks and sounds delicious!

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Re: Ilamas on my trees and seeds sprouting
« Reply #11 on: January 26, 2018, 11:17:54 AM »
wow ... less than 3 weeks to germinate ilama seeds?


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Re: Ilamas on my trees and seeds sprouting
« Reply #12 on: January 26, 2018, 12:42:14 PM »


An ilama with pale pink flesh fell off.It tasted good.Not quite as sweet as atemoya or sugar apple and it had a slight raspberry taste.It isn't a red genova or Guillermo so I presume that makes it rosendo perez. It is about as seedy as a sugar apple or a little more so. It shows that the top atemoyas that are almost seedless have had the benefit of selection.

Rosada or Guillermo as temps drop the flesh gets lighter


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Re: Ilamas on my trees and seeds sprouting
« Reply #13 on: January 28, 2018, 12:07:21 AM »
Mmm the chilliest minimum temperature during the weeks before ripening was over 75f with most minimums being closer to 80f so paleness wasn't due to cold.

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Re: Ilamas on my trees and seeds sprouting
« Reply #14 on: February 03, 2018, 02:22:02 AM »


One of my ilamas which has vibrant coloured flesh is better than the others.The taste is infused with a rich strawberry flavour.I suspect it is the genuine red genova.

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« Reply #15 on: February 03, 2018, 11:48:33 PM »


One of my ilamas which has vibrant coloured flesh is better than the others.The taste is infused with a rich strawberry flavour.I suspect it is the genuine red genova.

That is  best red one i have ever seen, very nice color!

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Re: Ilamas on my trees and seeds sprouting
« Reply #16 on: February 04, 2018, 05:23:09 AM »
Ilamas with strongly coloured flesh if crossed to orange or red skinned sugar apples might produce impressive offspring. The flesh is certainly eye catching and the juice that come out is really red as well.

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« Reply #17 on: February 04, 2018, 08:04:41 AM »
Ilamas with strongly coloured flesh if crossed to orange or red skinned sugar apples might produce impressive offspring. The flesh is certainly eye catching and the juice that come out is really red as well.

I like strawberry flavour , here strawberry is not sweet.

If you eat much of this will you pee also be red like red dragonfruit do?

We have big sugarapple but no red one like this, looks so nice.

 

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