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Willie

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looking for tropical acorn Quercus insignis
« on: November 16, 2019, 12:08:45 AM »
Hi

the first tree that is on top of my rare fruit tree list is the tropical acorn Quercus insignis.

anyone has seen these seeds (in Guatemala may be)

They are pretty huge.




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Re: looking for tropical acorn Quercus insignis
« Reply #1 on: November 16, 2019, 12:02:44 PM »
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Re: looking for tropical acorn Quercus insignis
« Reply #2 on: November 18, 2019, 07:40:15 PM »
They should be found from Mexico to Panama, anyone has seen them there or can give me an address where to order these seeds?
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Re: looking for tropical acorn Quercus insignis
« Reply #3 on: November 18, 2019, 09:41:19 PM »
I live in Belize but can't recall seeing them here.  Will ask around. 

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Re: looking for tropical acorn Quercus insignis
« Reply #4 on: November 25, 2019, 03:01:05 AM »
I live in Belize but can't recall seeing them here.  Will ask around.

People say they are all around the central American Rain forests, so they might be also in Belize. During a job 1999 I have seen them a lot but can't remember was it Belize or Honduras.
Thanks for searching, would be great if you are successful.
 
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Re: looking for tropical acorn Quercus insignis
« Reply #5 on: January 13, 2020, 02:15:06 AM »
I am still looking for this specific acorn tree but it seems very hard to find.
I am also interested in any heavy bearing fast growing chestnuts, nuts and acorns that will do in USDA Zone 11..
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Re: looking for tropical acorn Quercus insignis
« Reply #6 on: January 13, 2020, 02:56:59 AM »
it is a nut? how is the taste?

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Re: looking for tropical acorn Quercus insignis
« Reply #7 on: January 15, 2020, 09:18:09 AM »
I think they are mostly found at elevation, I have one growing at my place (zone 8-9ish), the seed came from Oaxaca.

 

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