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Citrus hongheensis
« on: September 20, 2019, 07:16:12 PM »
Anyone know somebody who has one?

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Re: Citrus hongheensis
« Reply #1 on: September 21, 2019, 09:31:35 AM »
Best regards,
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Re: Citrus hongheensis
« Reply #2 on: September 21, 2019, 11:06:33 AM »
Sylvain's Longheensis tree is the tallest siingle stem trunk with almost no side growth I have ever seen.  When a tree becomes root bound its growth becomes straight up, like toothpaste squirted out of the tube.
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Re: Citrus hongheensis
« Reply #3 on: September 25, 2019, 05:17:09 AM »
Now it is in ground.

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Re: Citrus hongheensis
« Reply #4 on: September 25, 2019, 05:45:22 AM »
Sylvain, how is it doing right now? How hardy is it?

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Re: Citrus hongheensis
« Reply #5 on: September 30, 2019, 09:52:09 AM »
It was grown in a pot at the foot of an apple tree. It had to grow strait to reach the light at the top of the tree.
It spent several years without any protection and had no damages at all.
I decided to put in in ground in full sun... and the upper two thirds froze.  :(
Last winter no damage occurred.
I think it did not like to go from pot to ground.

it seems it is cold hardy  but not extremely cold hardy.

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Re: Citrus hongheensis
« Reply #6 on: September 30, 2019, 07:49:55 PM »
Yeah, how did you get it though? Did you go where its native to and got its seeds?

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Re: Citrus hongheensis
« Reply #7 on: October 03, 2019, 05:59:05 AM »
> Sylvain's Longheensis tree is the tallest siingle stem trunk with almost no side growth I have ever seen.
In the Citrus variety of UCR they say "Tall, vigorous, upright trees" and "trees are very vigorous, tall and columnar".
And it's true!

 

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