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sildanani

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Possible Hydroponics Candidates?
« on: March 13, 2018, 02:48:55 PM »
I recently got into soiless propagation of different leafy vegetables, and would like to experiment with tropical/subtropical fruits.
Can anyone add to my list of ideas? Guava?
As of aeroponics, I know of someone who is propagating dragon fruit.
I am open to aeroponic and aquaponic candidates as well.

Papaya
Pineapple
Citrus
Jaboticaba
Passionfruit

Thanks in advance!

« Last Edit: March 13, 2018, 02:50:39 PM by sildanani »
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Re: Possible Hydroponics Candidates?
« Reply #1 on: March 13, 2018, 04:07:47 PM »
I recently got into soiless propagation of different leafy vegetables, and would like to experiment with tropical/subtropical fruits.
Can anyone add to my list of ideas? Guava?
As of aeroponics, I know of someone who is propagating dragon fruit.
I am open to aeroponic and aquaponic candidates as well.

Papaya
Pineapple
Citrus
Jaboticaba
Passionfruit

Thanks in advance!

Aeroponics will work with the following:

Dragon Fruit
Papaya
Passionfruit

The above will work only on a small scale tree/plant.
As it becomes larger you'll have to dedicate the entire tower or aeroponics structure for a mature tree.
I'm growing the 3 above on a small scale, nothing too massive to show off yet.
They're grown next to my 2" net pots of veggies.
I also use my own blend of nutrients, it's just an experiment to see how they grow.

As they get bigger you'll have to replace the net pots if you're using them.
Lots of attention to detail involved when operating, so I kept it on a smaller scale to see the pros and cons vs soil.
I was actually afraid of the papaya and dragonfruit growing so big it'll break the structure.
« Last Edit: March 13, 2018, 04:09:29 PM by waxy »

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Re: Possible Hydroponics Candidates?
« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2018, 05:42:34 PM »
Not super stropical but strawberries do well in small net pots in a bucket with full water and air stone.
Brad Spaugh

 

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