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mmanners

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Carambola flowering and fruiting on young grafted tree
« on: September 21, 2019, 07:02:27 PM »
Thought you all might be interested in the most extreme case of a lack of juvenility I've seen in a grafted plant -- a 'Fwang Tung' carambola, with a fruit less than an inch above the graft union, less than a year after grafting, and a second crop of flowers about a foot higher on the new stems. In a one-gallon pot in the Florida Southern College greenhouse. 





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Re: Carambola flowering and fruiting on young grafted tree
« Reply #1 on: September 21, 2019, 07:20:12 PM »
That is pretty cool! But would't it be somewhat normal for the plants with cauliflory?

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Re: Carambola flowering and fruiting on young grafted tree
« Reply #2 on: September 21, 2019, 07:27:13 PM »
Jungle Yard,  Yes, that's true; I've just never seen it happen that close to the graft union.  So more "fun" than "amazing."

 

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