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Plinia trunciflora first flowering
« on: February 07, 2019, 08:22:01 PM »
Grafted October 2017.

Topworked a non fruiting Sabara.

First flowers showed up on the rootstock and just noticed the trunciflora flowers. Very excited. I haven't tasted these before. I got the scions from Phelipe Castro out in California.



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Re: Plinia trunciflora first flowering
« Reply #1 on: February 07, 2019, 08:30:43 PM »
josh was the very first person i sold scions to a year ago. woot woot woot woot congrats brother!!!!!!!!! i been giving out scions to friends in california like mad cause i am moving to FL and want this tree genetics to live on.

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Re: Plinia trunciflora first flowering
« Reply #2 on: February 08, 2019, 02:16:29 AM »
what are you using as fert??  unicorn urine?  :P

why mine still no flower after like 6y?   :'(

(but i did see my friend's tree that I grafted about 6y ago, start to finally flower...a small, but nice trunciflora about 4ft tall with 3inch caliper, about to bust out with flowers all over...not something u see every day)

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Re: Plinia trunciflora first flowering
« Reply #3 on: February 08, 2019, 06:55:09 AM »
Came across this interesting article on it a while back.

https://pubag.nal.usda.gov/catalog/5432707
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Re: Plinia trunciflora first flowering
« Reply #4 on: February 08, 2019, 10:55:01 AM »
Wow, nice job Josh, looks like you used about 1/2" scions or so very impressive ;)

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Re: Plinia trunciflora first flowering
« Reply #5 on: February 08, 2019, 03:17:05 PM »
Hanapaa!  Great job!

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Re: Plinia trunciflora first flowering
« Reply #6 on: February 09, 2019, 09:48:23 AM »
Thanks guys. I kept it fertilized with azomite, mighty grow 4-3-4, sul-po-mag, potassium sulfate, gypsum, sulfur and consistently moist. I put in in ground in a large fertile mound about 5 months ago with heavy mulch. I have been filling my water tanks with well water and dropping the pH with sulfuric acid down to the low 6s/5s which I think converts the high levels of calcium carbonate into calcium sulfate.

There were some big fatty scions used.
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Re: Plinia trunciflora first flowering
« Reply #7 on: February 09, 2019, 09:57:49 AM »






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Re: Plinia trunciflora first flowering
« Reply #8 on: February 10, 2019, 09:09:03 PM »
Any one needs scions PM me

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Re: Plinia trunciflora first flowering
« Reply #9 on: February 11, 2019, 01:55:16 AM »
PM sent Veggieman! Nice advertising  8). Grrrrrrr8 job Josh! That's ridiculously good.
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Re: Plinia trunciflora first flowering
« Reply #10 on: February 22, 2019, 06:20:03 PM »

(but i did see my friend's tree that I grafted about 6y ago, start to finally flower...a small, but nice trunciflora about 4ft tall with 3inch caliper, about to bust out with flowers all over...not something u see every day)

Adam, here is a picture mine from probably from the same batch. Your nice graft can still clearly be seen. It's the same height but with only a 1.5 " caliper. I'm encouraged that I might get flowers years sooner than I thought.


Great work Josh! Let us know how they taste.

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Re: Plinia trunciflora first flowering
« Reply #11 on: February 23, 2019, 01:31:15 PM »
i just realized we are getting close to the 7r mark since grafting, so some should definitely start to put out blooms.

I'm still waiting on mine though.


(but i did see my friend's tree that I grafted about 6y ago, start to finally flower...a small, but nice trunciflora about 4ft tall with 3inch caliper, about to bust out with flowers all over...not something u see every day)

Adam, here is a picture mine from probably from the same batch. Your nice graft can still clearly be seen. It's the same height but with only a 1.5 " caliper. I'm encouraged that I might get flowers years sooner than I thought.


Great work Josh! Let us know how they taste.

 

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