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Re: Quickest producers from seed?
« Reply #25 on: August 23, 2018, 01:52:18 PM »
Thank you all for the continued suggestions. I love the idea of Surinam cherry...although opinions on the taste seem to be disappointing. For that reason Iíve decided to avoid it. Iíll look into pb tree

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Re: Quickest producers from seed?
« Reply #26 on: August 23, 2018, 09:24:27 PM »
poha
mulberry
naranjilla
cocona

as for taste of suriname cherry they can be bad but I have a 2 year old zill seedling that when bordering overipe tasts like mango peach cherries and has a truly amazing level 5 flavor)

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Re: Quickest producers from seed?
« Reply #27 on: August 24, 2018, 09:18:38 AM »
Aina, Iíd like a clone. That sounds marvelous haha!

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Re: Quickest producers from seed?
« Reply #28 on: August 24, 2018, 01:20:58 PM »
Plant in the shade or North facing.
What Papaya are growing in Fresno, How old?


Thanks guys. How about woody trees? Iím growing papaya and golden berries. Any tips on encouraging golden berry flowering?

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Re: Quickest producers from seed?
« Reply #29 on: August 24, 2018, 01:27:21 PM »
Suriname Cherry and C.O.R.G. could work.
Many of the suggestions are coming from area's with much higher nighttime winter temperatures , so take some suggestions with a grain of salt unless you have a humongous greenhouse.
THere's a couple Central Valley rare fruiters on the forum that could give good suggestions on what has actually worked for them in a similar climate.

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Re: Quickest producers from seed?
« Reply #30 on: August 25, 2018, 12:39:05 AM »
Plant in the shade or North facing.
What Papaya are growing in Fresno, How old?


Thanks guys. How about woody trees? Iím growing papaya and golden berries. Any tips on encouraging golden berry flowering?

Iíve got a 1 year old babaco and a 6 month old babaco. Many are growing papaya in Phoenix at same zone

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Re: Quickest producers from seed?
« Reply #31 on: October 11, 2020, 06:26:55 AM »
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Re: Quickest producers from seed?
« Reply #32 on: October 11, 2020, 07:00:55 AM »
If we are ruling out stuff like melons,bananas and tomatoes and talking trees fruits not many can do it in 3 years. Dwarf ambarella can, scarlet jabs can, sometimes jackfruit can.

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Re: Quickest producers from seed?
« Reply #33 on: October 11, 2020, 07:06:51 AM »
I have a scarlet jabotacaba which fruited in 980 days and have seen pitangatuba that
fruited in 18 months

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Re: Quickest producers from seed?
« Reply #34 on: October 11, 2020, 07:07:37 AM »
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Re: Quickest producers from seed?
« Reply #35 on: October 11, 2020, 08:14:18 AM »
Seeing this thread's 2yrs old, how did you guys do? 

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Re: Quickest producers from seed?
« Reply #36 on: October 11, 2020, 04:24:05 PM »
Strawberry tree fruits in about 1 year from seed, although cuttings root and fruit faster.
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Re: Quickest producers from seed?
« Reply #37 on: October 11, 2020, 04:52:16 PM »
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Re: Quickest producers from seed?
« Reply #38 on: October 12, 2020, 05:44:36 AM »
Great insight there Flip. I think the winner would be some precocious dwarf ambarellas. Didn't Rhianna sing a song about this fruit?

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Re: Quickest producers from seed?
« Reply #39 on: October 12, 2020, 07:40:54 AM »
Probably the wisest stuff I've ever said, Mike T.

I had initially asked about Dwarf Ambarella here, but the question was getting lost in the shuffle, so I removed my posts here and started the new thread. My apologies and if I could remove the posts altogether, I would.

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Re: Quickest producers from seed?
« Reply #40 on: October 12, 2020, 02:53:18 PM »
While cuttings are always quicker to fruit and will be truer to the parent, the following can fruit in a couple of years:  cocoplum, noni, seagrape.

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Re: Quickest producers from seed?
« Reply #41 on: October 12, 2020, 08:11:15 PM »
Jamaican cherry AKA Mutingia Calabura. From seed to fruit in one year. Very vigorous and could be invasive.

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Re: Quickest producers from seed?
« Reply #42 on: October 19, 2020, 06:34:55 PM »


A new champion has emerged. Seeds from my bilimbi tree fruit planted 5 weeks ago produced a super precocious individual.

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Re: Quickest producers from seed?
« Reply #43 on: October 21, 2020, 12:27:25 PM »
I've had some papaya fruit within a year but have trouble keeping them healthy in the winter. They seem to develop rot around their leaf scars, but I have some that are a couple years old. Jamaican cherry fruits quickly. I ripped it out of the ground before testing its cold tolerance but it did get frosted leaves at 35 degrees so im not sure if it would have survived - but I wasn't thrilled with the fruit or look of the tree. Ambarella true to its reputation fruited extremely fast.

 

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