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Citradia

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Large poncirus fruit!
« on: October 27, 2018, 06:48:45 PM »
These poncirus came from a neighbor down in the valley. He said the tree has been growing beside their trailer for 30 years.

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Re: Large poncyrus fruit!
« Reply #1 on: October 28, 2018, 03:29:31 AM »
How large are they? I can't tell from the picture.

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Re: Large poncyrus fruit!
« Reply #2 on: October 28, 2018, 05:36:29 AM »
The coin doesn't help because we don't know its size.
The best is a ruler with cm scale.

Anyway, if the plate has a "normal" size your poncirus don't look large.
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Re: Large poncyrus fruit!
« Reply #3 on: October 28, 2018, 07:30:39 AM »
I just found a 1/4 dollar it is the same size as a 1 Euro coin.

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Re: Large poncyrus fruit!
« Reply #4 on: October 28, 2018, 08:30:05 AM »
I just found a 1/4 dollar it is the same size as a 1 Euro coin.

We use neither USD nor Euro, that doesn't help much ;). I prefer Sylvain's suggestion.

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Re: Large poncyrus fruit!
« Reply #5 on: October 28, 2018, 09:17:46 AM »
Theyíre larger than the few that I got off my tree two years ago. The coin is a USA quarter. I was in a hurry last night to go on a road trip and didnít take time to hunt down a ruler. Sorry for the lousy post. I was just excited about what I feel is the most impressive citrus Iíve seen growing outside unprotected here where even poncirus is mostly unknown. I just wanted to share with folks I thought might care. Thanks for the criticism. Here is one of two poncirus fruit Iíve been able to grow on top of this mountain in the past 6 years. I donít get fruit most years due to late spring freezes.



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Re: Large poncyrus fruit!
« Reply #6 on: October 28, 2018, 11:11:18 AM »
I'd still like to know their diameter and I will check some fruit here for comparison. We see late spring freezes too but so far, the Poncirus have not been affected.

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Re: Large poncyrus fruit!
« Reply #7 on: October 28, 2018, 11:58:13 AM »
 I found a ruler a quarter dollar is 2,3 cm (0,90 inch).

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Re: Large poncyrus fruit!
« Reply #8 on: October 28, 2018, 03:33:17 PM »
They are significantly bigger than what I have.

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Re: Large poncyrus fruit!
« Reply #9 on: October 28, 2018, 05:39:21 PM »
For me, a Poncirus fruit with a diameter of 5-6 cm is big.

I've made this photo recently, for comparison. The bigger fruit comes from a standard PT and is 5 cm in diameter. The smaller ones come from a Flying dragon plant and are 3-4 cm in diameter. I've also seen standard PT plants with such small fruits. So there are definitely differences in fruit size depending on the particular plant/cultivar.

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Re: Large poncyrus fruit!
« Reply #10 on: October 28, 2018, 09:28:37 PM »
Sorry for the delay. Here is my recent poncirus find compared to flying dragon:

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Re: Large poncyrus fruit!
« Reply #11 on: October 29, 2018, 05:42:01 AM »
No, the PT are regular size but the FD are small. My FD are only slightly smaller than the PT, 4.5 cm and 5 cm.

 

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