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will2358

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Loquat from seed
« on: October 20, 2019, 05:39:52 PM »
I have loquats growing from seed. How long from seed to fruit for loquats?
My name is Cindy

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Re: Loquat from seed
« Reply #1 on: October 21, 2019, 12:15:10 AM »
For me it was about 6 years, BUT 2/4 trees have never fruited and have grown too big... so i am thinking they never will fruit.

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Re: Loquat from seed
« Reply #2 on: October 22, 2019, 11:25:48 AM »
how well do loquat take graft?  i have a handle full of seedlings too.. would love to graft some scion

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Re: Loquat from seed
« Reply #3 on: October 23, 2019, 06:44:50 AM »
My loquat seedling took about 3 years to give me a just a few fruits, after 6 (this year) it exploded.
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Re: Loquat from seed
« Reply #4 on: November 02, 2019, 07:39:08 PM »
Do I need to bring my Loquat seedlings inside for the winter? I know they will survive outside when larger but as 3" seedlings do I need to bring them inside?
My name is Cindy

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Re: Loquat from seed
« Reply #5 on: November 02, 2019, 08:38:35 PM »
I moved mine inside the greenhouse for the winter.

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Re: Loquat from seed
« Reply #6 on: November 03, 2019, 05:00:21 AM »
I moved mine inside the greenhouse for the winter.

Hi Seawalnut.  What are the most tropical plants you're growing in Romania? That is really zone pushing at 45 degrees north!
Do you do a mix of outdoor growing and greenhouse growing?

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Re: Loquat from seed
« Reply #7 on: November 03, 2019, 10:50:12 AM »
I moved mine inside the greenhouse for the winter.

Hi Seawalnut.  What are the most tropical plants you're growing in Romania? That is really zone pushing at 45 degrees north!
Do you do a mix of outdoor growing and greenhouse growing?
Tropicals im keeping them in the greenhouse,guavas,somme unknown specie of inga and achacha from Costa Rica,gumuchil,sugar apples,cherimoya.
Outdoor i grow kaki,paw paws ( asimina triloba) ,american persimmons,red love apples pink, fleshed pears,wild almonds,somme walnuts that make giant nuts,cherryes ,plums,apricots,peaches ,figs ,kiwi-small cold hardy ones,paulownia-for wood,fejoa,ugni,strawberry guava and manny otthers.
Right now im still building the greenhouse heating system,its the first winter so i have small plants at the moment.
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Re: Loquat from seed
« Reply #8 on: November 04, 2019, 06:20:22 AM »
I moved mine inside the greenhouse for the winter.

Hi Seawalnut.  What are the most tropical plants you're growing in Romania? That is really zone pushing at 45 degrees north!
Do you do a mix of outdoor growing and greenhouse growing?
Tropicals im keeping them in the greenhouse,guavas,somme unknown specie of inga and achacha from Costa Rica,gumuchil,sugar apples,cherimoya.
Outdoor i grow kaki,paw paws ( asimina triloba) ,american persimmons,red love apples pink, fleshed pears,wild almonds,somme walnuts that make giant nuts,cherryes ,plums,apricots,peaches ,figs ,kiwi-small cold hardy ones,paulownia-for wood,fejoa,ugni,strawberry guava and manny otthers.
Right now im still building the greenhouse heating system,its the first winter so i have small plants at the moment.


A great collection of fruits. As much as I love tropicals it's really difficult to go past a high quality Cherry or Apricot Asimina Triloba is a great choice for cool climates as it offers a tropical fruit experience in a cold climate.

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Re: Loquat from seed
« Reply #9 on: November 12, 2019, 11:20:12 AM »





  This is how big one of my loquats had to get until it produced its first flower cluster just now. Its about 7 years old.

 

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