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Russian experimental garden
« on: June 14, 2019, 11:33:35 AM »
Hi friends, I grow dragon fruit in Russia, can someone share professional advice on how to grow it properly. I made a short video, sorry for my bad english.  :-[
https://youtu.be/KdCwq_xosp0
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Re: Dragonfruit un Russia
« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2019, 11:52:17 AM »
See Links posted in this YouTube video's description.

https://youtu.be/7EjoW8EkAAo

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Re: Russian experimental garden
« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2019, 11:58:02 AM »
See Links posted in this YouTube video's description.

https://youtu.be/7EjoW8EkAAo
Oh thanks! A lot of useful information!
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Re: Dragonfruit un Russia
« Reply #3 on: June 14, 2019, 07:04:23 PM »
Your Russian Dragon Fruit looks to be growing about the same as mine was a few months after planting. I have tried to see it through your eyes imagining trying to grow green peas (Pisum sativum) during our Florida summer with temperature of 35C and near 100% humidity. I would have to seal up my shade house, install air conditioning to bring down the temperature and humidity, and make sure none of that ever failed all summer long. Even one day of failure would be the end of my pea-growing. Good luck to you.

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Re: Russian experimental garden
« Reply #4 on: June 15, 2019, 06:05:17 AM »
I measured the growth rate of the dragonfruit for three days, and the result satisfied me. Is it a good growth or should it be faster?
I am interested in the question of how often should I water the dragon fruit if I have a constant humidity in the greenhouse of 80%?
And soon my blooming passionflower!
https://youtu.be/bkTNPL1CJ64
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Re: Russian experimental garden
« Reply #5 on: June 18, 2019, 04:43:57 AM »
Hi guys. I measured the growth rate of the dragon fruit, the mark is June 12 and today, June 18, it looks like this. Is it a good height or should it be bigger?
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Re: Dragonfruit in Russia
« Reply #6 on: June 19, 2019, 03:18:35 AM »
Hi friends, I grow dragon fruit in Russia, can someone share professional advice on how to grow it properly. I made a short video, sorry for my bad english.  :-[
https://youtu.be/KdCwq_xosp0

Здравствуйте Сергей,

Главное проблема в России не лето а зима. Мороз будет убивать ваши питаи. Сколько градусов у вас зимой?

Успеха вам.

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Re: Russian experimental garden
« Reply #7 on: June 19, 2019, 03:35:57 AM »
Hi friends, I grow dragon fruit in Russia, can someone share professional advice on how to grow it properly. I made a short video, sorry for my bad english.  :-[
https://youtu.be/KdCwq_xosp0

Здравствуйте Сергей,

Главное проблема в России не лето а зима. Мороз будет убивать ваши питаи. Сколько градусов у вас зимой?

Успеха вам.

Хосе.
Hi, yes, of course, in winter it is very cold here. I'm going to move the dragon fruit for the winter in a warm room, where the temperature is +22 C
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Re: Dragonfruit in Russia
« Reply #8 on: June 19, 2019, 03:51:13 AM »
Then you shouldn't have problems. I saw in the video that they were planted in the ground, that's why I told you about winter. When I get new cvs I place them indoors during winter and they keep growing fine, I just reduce watering frequency. How do you plan to manage the plants in long term? Climatized greenhouse?
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Re: Russian experimental garden
« Reply #9 on: June 19, 2019, 04:05:20 AM »
Then you shouldn't have problems. I saw in the video that they were planted in the ground, that's why I told you about winter. When I get new cvs I place them indoors during winter and they keep growing fine, I just reduce watering frequency. How do you plan to manage the plants in long term? Climatized greenhouse?
Yes, that's right, I'm going to set a greenhouse with climate control.
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Re: Russian experimental tropics
« Reply #10 on: June 19, 2019, 04:11:55 AM »
Today, the first passion flower has bloomed in the greenhouse.
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Re: Russian experimental tropics
« Reply #11 on: June 19, 2019, 10:27:23 AM »
Beautiful!!!

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« Reply #12 on: June 19, 2019, 11:03:36 AM »
Beautiful!!!

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I think the bloom of other varieties will be more colorful, it will soon.
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Re: Russian experimental garden
« Reply #13 on: June 21, 2019, 01:01:19 AM »
Trichosanthes cucumerina



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Re: Russian experimental garden
« Reply #14 on: June 21, 2019, 04:07:39 AM »
Passiflora foetida "Wild Water Lemon"
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Re: Russian experimental garden
« Reply #15 on: June 24, 2019, 09:11:52 AM »
This morning passionflower incarnata "Maypop" blossomed.

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Re: Russian experimental garden
« Reply #16 on: June 24, 2019, 09:41:39 AM »
Duuude!!! Now that really is awesome and inspirational 👏  Growing tropicals in Russia!?! Thatís something special because everything looks really healthy especially those blooming passion fruit!
I grow some dragon fruit but donít have to much knowledge about them yet. So I canít really comment on your question about watering. Yours seem to be doing well, are you trying to have it grow even faster? Maybe foliar feeding would be better idea??

Pineislander- Youíre not the only one!! Iím going to give peas another try hopefully in the fall!! (Summer seems implausible with the heat index feeling hotter than ē105+F 🥵
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Re: Russian experimental garden
« Reply #17 on: June 24, 2019, 09:58:43 AM »
Guys, I have two flowering bushes Naranjilla. Does this plant require cross-pollination or is it self-pollinated?






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Re: Russian experimental garden
« Reply #18 on: June 24, 2019, 10:52:14 AM »
Guys, I have two flowering bushes Naranjilla. Does this plant require cross-pollination or is it self-pollinated?






Self-fertile-https://luv2garden.com/naranjilla.html
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« Reply #19 on: June 24, 2019, 11:00:22 AM »

Self-fertile-https://luv2garden.com/naranjilla.html
Thank Serg. My temperature is in the greenhouse above that, I have to move the plants outside.

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Re: Russian experimental garden
« Reply #20 on: June 24, 2019, 11:09:44 AM »
Wow! I moved the plants outside and found it!

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Re: Russian experimental garden
« Reply #21 on: June 25, 2019, 02:44:56 AM »
Sergey, I have a pouch of giant yellow dragonfruit I will send for free if you give me your address. Best regards
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« Reply #22 on: June 25, 2019, 03:07:11 AM »
Sergey, I have a pouch of giant yellow dragonfruit I will send for free if you give me your address. Best regards
Chris send PM
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Re: Russian experimental garden
« Reply #23 on: June 25, 2019, 04:54:37 AM »
Cyphomandra abutiloides will be many fruits.

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Re: Russian experimental garden
« Reply #24 on: July 04, 2019, 01:15:54 AM »
Passiflora bryoniodes

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« Reply #25 on: July 14, 2019, 02:04:36 AM »
Hi, guys. I have a lot of fruit Passiflora brionioides. Does anyone know if it's okay to eat?




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Re: Russian experimental garden
« Reply #26 on: July 15, 2019, 07:19:10 AM »
Hi friends, I grow dragon fruit in Russia, can someone share professional advice on how to grow it properly. I made a short video, sorry for my bad english.  :-[
https://youtu.be/KdCwq_xosp0

Здравствуйте Сергей,

Главное проблема в России не лето а зима. Мороз будет убивать ваши питаи. Сколько градусов у вас зимой?

Успеха вам.

Хосе.
Hi, yes, of course, in winter it is very cold here. I'm going to move the dragon fruit for the winter in a warm room, where the temperature is +22 C

It'll be fine at 22c! The only time my dragon fruits died were when I let them get hit by frost, otherwise they're fine outside   under a pergola or frost cloth.   We got -7.6c last year and it didn't die from the cold, however, direct light frost in spring killed it. I have had many over the years, the biggest mistake I've made was thinking that they were hardened somewhat after living through winters and putting  them out in the spring only to be turned to mush by the lightest of frosts :(


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Re: Russian experimental garden
« Reply #27 on: July 15, 2019, 08:11:23 AM »
Hi friends, I grow dragon fruit in Russia, can someone share professional advice on how to grow it properly. I made a short video, sorry for my bad english.  :-[
https://youtu.be/KdCwq_xosp0

Здравствуйте Сергей,

Главное проблема в России не лето а зима. Мороз будет убивать ваши питаи. Сколько градусов у вас зимой?

Успеха вам.

Хосе.
Hi, yes, of course, in winter it is very cold here. I'm going to move the dragon fruit for the winter in a warm room, where the temperature is +22 C

It'll be fine at 22c! The only time my dragon fruits died were when I let them get hit by frost, otherwise they're fine outside   under a pergola or frost cloth.   We got -7.6c last year and it didn't die from the cold, however, direct light frost in spring killed it. I have had many over the years, the biggest mistake I've made was thinking that they were hardened somewhat after living through winters and putting  them out in the spring only to be turned to mush by the lightest of frosts :(
Iíll take away my plants from the frost to a warm room, today we have another problem, since the beginning of July it rains every day, itís good that my dragon fruit is in the greenhouse, otherwise it would have drowned! :-\

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Re: Russian experimental garden
« Reply #28 on: July 15, 2019, 11:38:42 AM »
Opuntia phaeacantha was planted in the open ground in the summer of 2018. Wintered without shelter in the frost -25C. This season is actively growing.

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Re: Russian experimental garden
« Reply #29 on: August 12, 2019, 02:50:57 AM »

Cyphomandra abutiloides

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Re: Russian experimental garden
« Reply #30 on: August 12, 2019, 05:56:31 AM »

Cyphomandra abutiloides
Very impressive what you are doing! How do you heat your greenhouse? How was the taste on the C. abutiloides?
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« Reply #31 on: August 12, 2019, 08:23:43 AM »

Cyphomandra abutiloides
Very impressive what you are doing! How do you heat your greenhouse? How was the taste on the C. abutiloides?
Hi Oscar. Now I have a household heater installed in the greenhouse. I keep the plants in the greenhouse until the end of October and with the onset of cold weather I move them into the house. My house allows you to keep a large number of plants in 3 gallon pots in winter. In the spring with the onset of heat, I again move them to the greenhouse. Plans for the future to build a greenhouse with climate control. I tried this C. abutiloides the taste disappointed me. Very bitter peel, it interrupts the taste of the fruit, which seemed to me like a slightly sweet tomato.

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« Reply #32 on: August 12, 2019, 09:28:12 AM »
It is not related to fruit, but it is very beautiful. Australian endemic Swainsona formosa grows in cold Russia! 8)

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« Reply #33 on: August 13, 2019, 06:16:45 PM »

Cyphomandra abutiloides
Very impressive what you are doing! How do you heat your greenhouse? How was the taste on the C. abutiloides?
Hi Oscar. Now I have a household heater installed in the greenhouse. I keep the plants in the greenhouse until the end of October and with the onset of cold weather I move them into the house. My house allows you to keep a large number of plants in 3 gallon pots in winter. In the spring with the onset of heat, I again move them to the greenhouse. Plans for the future to build a greenhouse with climate control. I tried this C. abutiloides the taste disappointed me. Very bitter peel, it interrupts the taste of the fruit, which seemed to me like a slightly sweet tomato.
Is the C. abutiloides too small to make worth peeling before eating?
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« Reply #34 on: August 13, 2019, 06:30:27 PM »
It is not related to fruit, but it is very beautiful. Australian endemic Swainsona formosa grows in cold Russia! 8)

Verry nice flowers.If you like australian plants there is one you can plant it outdoor where you are,Eucalyptus Pauciflora Debeuzevillei.The most cold hardy eucalyptus with beautifull bark but beware that it poisons the soil like a walnut.

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« Reply #35 on: August 13, 2019, 11:37:52 PM »

Verry nice flowers.If you like australian plants there is one you can plant it outdoor where you are,Eucalyptus Pauciflora Debeuzevillei.The most cold hardy eucalyptus with beautifull bark but beware that it poisons the soil like a walnut.
I think this eucalyptus is not able to survive in my area of ​​residence. From December to March, the temperature in my region ranges from -15 to -27 į C. But thanks for the advice, I appreciate it!

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« Reply #36 on: August 13, 2019, 11:46:16 PM »
Is the C. abutiloides too small to make worth peeling before eating?
Hi Oscar, its size is like that.



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Re: Russian experimental garden
« Reply #37 on: August 14, 2019, 02:02:40 AM »
Naranjilla has given many fruits, now I want to wait for ripening.

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« Reply #38 on: August 14, 2019, 02:17:40 AM »
Is the C. abutiloides too small to make worth peeling before eating?
Hi Oscar, its size is like that.



OK, thanks for addittional photos. Yes that's quite small to be peeling.
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Re: Russian experimental garden
« Reply #39 on: August 22, 2019, 02:44:45 AM »
One of the few fruit trees in my garden is Juglans mandshurica. Very frost-resistant, the tree is 9 years old, this is the first fruiting.









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Re: Russian experimental garden
« Reply #40 on: August 22, 2019, 06:11:01 AM »
Opuntia macrocentra  "Purple Prickly Pear"

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« Reply #41 on: September 05, 2019, 01:17:42 AM »
Hi guys. This year I got a lot of fruit Kiwano Rund.  8)


 

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