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Re: Lychee grafted onto Longan?
« Reply #150 on: August 16, 2019, 04:57:56 AM »
fruit4me,

Just curious what happened with your other two grafted Lychees. { Heung Lai and Pot Po Heung Lychee both grafted 4/2016 }
Are they still alive and doing well ?

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Re: Lychee grafted onto Longan?
« Reply #151 on: August 16, 2019, 11:59:58 AM »
All the NO Mai Tsz fruits dropped around this stage, just enough to have some sweetness and flavor. Definitely unique taste. Notice all the fruits have the bulging neck and 100% tiny kernel.


Itís difficult to confirm if thatís the real NMT. The color is off because they were early drops. The points on the shell should be more rounded out. The video of the NMT from Sulcata Grove look like the real deal NMT except the fruit is usually larger than that.

NMT is one of the slowest growing and least productive Lychees in China but people still grow it because of how delicious they are. Max, wait till you try a fully ripe fruit, youíll go nuts over how delicious they are.

Simon

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Re: Lychee grafted onto Longan?
« Reply #152 on: August 18, 2019, 01:39:54 AM »
fruit4me,

Just curious what happened with your other two grafted Lychees. { Heung Lai and Pot Po Heung Lychee both grafted 4/2016 }
Are they still alive and doing well ?

It both died last year. Im not sure what was the real cause of it. It could incompatibility issues or coincidentally  from the July heatwave. I noticed right below the grafts of the lychees, the longan branch was dying. Longan trees got toasted really bad from the heatwave.  Surprisingly, nothing happened to my Mauritius lychee tree. Not even a single fruit drop. 
All the NO Mai Tsz fruits dropped around this stage, just enough to have some sweetness and flavor. Definitely unique taste. Notice all the fruits have the bulging neck and 100% tiny kernel.



It’s difficult to confirm if that’s the real NMT. The color is off because they were early drops. The points on the shell should be more rounded out. The video of the NMT from Sulcata Grove look like the real deal NMT except the fruit is usually larger than that.

NMT is one of the slowest growing and least productive Lychees in China but people still grow it because of how delicious they are. Max, wait till you try a fully ripe fruit, you’ll go nuts over how delicious they are.

Simon

I still have one last chance for the one and only fruit holding on. The fruits kinda resembles the picture and description on Jason's nursery website  in China .
http://www.fruit-trees-nursery.com/litchi.htm#sthash.aFS9GwCZ.dpbs
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Re: Lychee grafted onto Longan?
« Reply #153 on: August 18, 2019, 01:42:28 AM »
One and only  No Mai Tsze


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Re: Lychee grafted onto Longan?
« Reply #154 on: August 18, 2019, 07:02:57 AM »
Thanks for the update on your other 2 grafts.
Congrats on this fine looking fruit !!

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Re: Lychee grafted onto Longan?
« Reply #155 on: August 31, 2019, 11:50:06 PM »
Here's the No Mai Tsz




Next to a refrigerated Mauritius




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Re: Lychee grafted onto Longan?
« Reply #156 on: September 01, 2019, 12:35:52 AM »
Very nice. How was the taste. It grows very well in my yard. No fruits this year but hopefully next year for sure.

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Re: Lychee grafted onto Longan?
« Reply #157 on: September 01, 2019, 10:50:37 PM »
Very nice. How was the taste. It grows very well in my yard. No fruits this year but hopefully next year for sure.
The Taste is very hard to describe.  It has a flavor like no other lychees I've had. Flavor is very unique. If only it had some floral sent to it like Mauritius would be perfect for me. But, this is definitely the number one lychee for me right now. I love the tiny seed, texture, sweetness, and flavor.  Very promising variety for Socal growers. Good luck fruiting it  next year!

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Re: Lychee grafted onto Longan?
« Reply #158 on: September 02, 2019, 12:31:59 AM »
Hi, Fruit4me

Do have No Mai Tze Scions for sale.  I only want 2 Scions.  Thanks!

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Re: Lychee grafted onto Longan?
« Reply #159 on: September 03, 2019, 12:15:17 AM »
Hi, Fruit4me

Do have No Mai Tze Scions for sale.  I only want 2 Scions.  Thanks!

Kent
Sorry, no scions for sale until I get a big enough tree.

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Re: Lychee grafted onto Longan?
« Reply #160 on: September 03, 2019, 04:05:07 PM »
That looks like the real NMT except usually itís usually more filled in at the tip and rounder overall. The NMTs flesh is also unusually dry when you break the skin. The flesh is juicy but itís held within the flesh unlike Sweetheart where it leaks juice everywhere. To me, the NMT has a slight Osmanthus flower scent and taste.

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Re: Lychee grafted onto Longan?
« Reply #161 on: September 12, 2019, 03:26:12 PM »
Nmz graft is still alive after fruiting from the tiny stick. Sprouting out nicely


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Re: Lychee grafted onto Longan?
« Reply #162 on: September 12, 2019, 03:36:12 PM »
Thanks for the update Max! Long term compatibility is looking better and better. NMT doesnít grow well on its own rootstock so hopefully you will get better growth on the Longan rootstock. Please continue to update us with this cool experiment!

Simon

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Re: Lychee grafted onto Longan?
« Reply #163 on: September 12, 2019, 04:08:55 PM »
Thanks for the update Max! Long term compatibility is looking better and better. NMT doesnít grow well on its own rootstock so hopefully you will get better growth on the Longan rootstock. Please continue to update us with this cool experiment!

Simon

I have NMZ on longan and Hakip. both working great.

 

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