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Florian

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Hamlin x Flying Dragon
« on: May 25, 2018, 03:21:13 PM »
I have recently received budwood of this cross and grafted it on Poncirus. This is actually only my second succesful graft.
However, I can find very little information on it and would be grateful if anyone could share what they know.





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Re: Hamlin x Flying Dragon
« Reply #1 on: May 26, 2018, 03:39:43 AM »
I have it, got the wood from Robert (Zitrusgaertner) in 2012. On own roots it is not enough resistant and grows rather slowly.
In 2013 I low grafted it on poncirus, it is in ground without protection since 2014, no winter  damage up to  now.
It comes probably from a free  pollinated immature seedling of initial hybrid , since only a small number of  leaves are trifoliate.



Approximately 1.5m high, but has not flowered yet.
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Re: Hamlin x Flying Dragon
« Reply #2 on: May 26, 2018, 08:01:09 AM »
At least it is quite hardy, that's a good start:-).
Do you know where the original cross came from?

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Re: Hamlin x Flying Dragon
« Reply #3 on: May 26, 2018, 12:48:13 PM »
I really do not know, most probably actual budwood is from Andi Voss plant.
http://www.zitrusgarten.net/homepage/bilder-c/Beschreibung-Z.htm
In a literature there is description of tetraploid hybrid obtained by somatic cell hybridization.
« Last Edit: May 26, 2018, 12:52:31 PM by Ilya11 »
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Re: Hamlin x Flying Dragon
« Reply #4 on: May 26, 2018, 02:18:51 PM »
A few days ago, I emailed Andi Voss but haven't got a reply yet. I am curious whether his plant has flowered and how hardy it is up there compared to your place, Ilya.

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Re: Hamlin x Flying Dragon
« Reply #5 on: May 26, 2018, 09:35:51 PM »
How thick are the leaves? 

University of Florida created a tetraploid plant by combining protoplasts of Hamlin and Flying Dragon. 

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2FBF00272965

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Re: Hamlin x Flying Dragon
« Reply #6 on: May 27, 2018, 03:52:56 AM »
It is probably another variety, since tetraploid somatic hybrid has only  trifoliate leaves

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Re: Hamlin x Flying Dragon
« Reply #7 on: May 27, 2018, 06:23:14 AM »
How thick are the leaves? 

University of Florida created a tetraploid plant by combining protoplasts of Hamlin and Flying Dragon. 

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2FBF00272965

I can't really tell how thick the leaves are since they have not yet hardened fully.

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Re: Hamlin x Flying Dragon
« Reply #8 on: May 28, 2018, 02:16:12 AM »
Hamlin x FD from Andreas Voss is a seedling of this hybrid. He got seeds from Riverside.

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Re: Hamlin x Flying Dragon
« Reply #9 on: May 28, 2018, 03:27:43 AM »
Was it flowering at his garden?
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Re: Hamlin x Flying Dragon
« Reply #10 on: May 28, 2018, 10:09:48 AM »
Itīs been some years I visited his garden. I really can`t remember.

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Re: Hamlin x Flying Dragon
« Reply #11 on: May 30, 2018, 11:20:38 AM »
Hamlin x FD from Andreas Voss is a seedling of this hybrid. He got seeds from Riverside.

I've just received a response from Andreas. Last year, his plant flowered for the first time. Unfortunately, there are no flowers this year. Fruit quality will remain a mystery for at least another year.

However, he said it is extremely coldhardy and unscathed after -12C. (10.4-F). I guess that is quite promising even if the fruit should not turn out to be the best tasting. A small step into the right direction..?

« Last Edit: May 30, 2018, 03:06:07 PM by Millet »

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Re: Hamlin x Flying Dragon
« Reply #12 on: June 02, 2018, 03:56:36 PM »
I grew HaminXFD from seed but don't remember who gave it to me. Maybe Andi. I lost the plant years ago. Nice that it still lives with you, Ilya!

 

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