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Re: What is flowering now for you?
« Reply #25 on: March 26, 2020, 04:36:36 AM »
My finger lime has hundreds of tiny flowers.

I heard many people in Thailand that is not so easy to grow fingerlimes there, many fruit drops.

I easy counted 50 fingerlimes smaller than 1 cm...but they are all gone, now it's hard to even find one from 1 cm...

Oh well, even if i get a few of them it's okay...

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Re: What is flowering now for you?
« Reply #26 on: March 26, 2020, 11:23:54 AM »
One of my FD starts to flower well ahead the others

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Re: What is flowering now for you?
« Reply #27 on: March 26, 2020, 11:34:41 AM »
Ilya11, the FD you show above as being the tree that is comming out of dormancy earlier then your other FDs, then I would assume that it will also be less cold hardy than your other FD trees.
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Re: What is flowering now for you?
« Reply #28 on: March 26, 2020, 03:59:53 PM »
I do not have any problems with cold sensitivities of poncirus here. It is completely hardy in Paris region with the presence of very old trees in the gardens.
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Re: What is flowering now for you?
« Reply #29 on: March 26, 2020, 05:11:55 PM »
Too bad that nurseries don't graft on Sour Orange anymore. One of the reasons is obvious the tristeza virus. Still outside the subtropical areas it's a good candidate for containers. Obviously rootstock should come only from disinfected seeds, and not from cuttings.

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Re: What is flowering now for you?
« Reply #30 on: March 26, 2020, 06:28:07 PM »
Like lebmung wrote, Sour Orange is a fantastic rootstock, as long as the grower does not live in areas susceptible to tristeza virus.  Sour  Orange has high peel quality, high to very high internal quality, excellent tolerance to Phytophthora, no common incompatibilities except with kumquat & eureka lemon, broad soil adaptation, and as far as it's yield it is generally very similar to that of trees grafted on Carrizo.  One interesting point about trees grated on sour orange rootstock. Where tristeza is wide spread, all trees grafted on sour orange will be likely be killed, EXCEPT LEMONS.

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Re: What is flowering now for you?
« Reply #31 on: March 27, 2020, 06:25:56 AM »
My finger lime has hundreds of tiny flowers.

I heard many people in Thailand that is not so easy to grow fingerlimes there, many fruit drops.

I had about 40 finger limes last year from a 1 m high tree, none droped. Environment make the difference such as light and humidity.

I easy counted 50 fingerlimes smaller than 1 cm...but they are all gone, now it's hard to even find one from 1 cm...

Oh well, even if i get a few of them it's okay...

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Re: What is flowering now for you?
« Reply #32 on: March 27, 2020, 06:27:26 AM »
Yuzu flowers, the tree is only 60 cm high with around 45 flowers. Vrey thorny 8cm long thorns like nails.


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Re: What is flowering now for you?
« Reply #33 on: March 27, 2020, 07:56:48 PM »
sunny:
Keep the tree on partial shade under a tall tree. They also don't like too much water. It also depends on what rootstock you have.

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Re: What is flowering now for you?
« Reply #34 on: April 06, 2020, 01:22:13 PM »
Over the past couple of weeks my Cherry of the Rio Grande has flowered.

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Re: What is flowering now for you?
« Reply #35 on: April 13, 2020, 01:22:59 PM »
Most of my lemon and lime varieties are flowering or have flowered in the past month. I also have a naval Orange thatís flowered and is making some fruit.  Other citrus (mostly -quats amd calamondin) hasnít flowered yet.  As far as non-citrus, I had a pomegranate put out some flowers but all dropped in the past month. I also have a variety of berries as well as a cherry and star fruit that are flowering.

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Re: What is flowering now for you?
« Reply #36 on: April 13, 2020, 02:29:08 PM »
JonW, welcome to the forum.

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Re: What is flowering now for you?
« Reply #37 on: April 13, 2020, 06:40:23 PM »
My Valentine pomelo on US897 roots is loaded with flower buds and new growth


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Re: What is flowering now for you?
« Reply #38 on: April 13, 2020, 09:40:31 PM »
Nothing is now blooming for me,  my tree have already bloomed weeks back and now have lots of marble side fruitlets which are growing larger every day.

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Re: What is flowering now for you?
« Reply #39 on: April 15, 2020, 06:50:26 AM »
I found reticulated pawpaw on my land which bloomed a month or so back.  So February/March in Florida zone 9b.  Over the last week the pomegranate has bloomed.  Lastly Noni sets flowers all year here.

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Re: What is flowering now for you?
« Reply #40 on: April 15, 2020, 08:06:22 AM »
right now from the stone fruits only cherries, pears, and apples are blooming. And for some reason all my citrus delayed their blooming for 2 months! My lemon, bergamont, clementine have many buds and also my pomelo has its first flower buds  ;D . its only 1 foot tall



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Re: What is flowering now for you?
« Reply #41 on: April 15, 2020, 03:15:08 PM »
Giorgosgr is the pomelo grafted, or air layered?  Otherwise 1 ft is very impressive for flowers.

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Re: What is flowering now for you?
« Reply #42 on: April 15, 2020, 03:30:35 PM »
Giorgosgr is the pomelo grafted, or air layered?  Otherwise 1 ft is very impressive for flowers.

It is grafted on Citron, it scares me because from what i have read citrons are really cold sensitive but it did great this winter with no protection

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Re: What is flowering now for you?
« Reply #43 on: April 29, 2020, 12:24:58 PM »
Fuyu Persimmon has woken up finally and now has lots of flowers.



The Cherry of the Rio Grande keeps blooming.



One of the oranges decided to have orange blossom again.  The Surinam Cherry keeps producing new fruit, the guavas, pink and Cattley won't stop; Barbados Cherry has a couple of flowers, moringa and cocoplum keep going.  Of course papayas are year round and mulberries are going gangbusters.  The Pickering Mango and Brogdon avocado may finally have stopped blooming.  What else?  Muscadine grape, elder, atemoya, blackberry and lastly the jujube.   Fruit ready for eating are the blackberries, Surinam Cherry, mulberries, papaya, passion fruit, elder, banana, starfruit, pineapples and I just ate the last Mewia kumquats.  Oh and the Padgett pomegranate had 5 flowers and 1 has pollinated. Good times.

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Re: What is flowering now for you?
« Reply #44 on: April 29, 2020, 05:49:34 PM »
My New Zealand lemonade on sour orange roots has 2 flowers about to open.






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Re: What is flowering now for you?
« Reply #45 on: April 29, 2020, 10:03:44 PM »
My poncirus and FD have already bloomed and set fruit. My satsumas, Changsha, Meiwa, Croxton, Rio Red grapefruit are currently blooming. Hereís my Rio Red blooms:






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Re: What is flowering now for you?
« Reply #46 on: May 08, 2020, 12:21:22 PM »
My Grumichama just started flowering.  Zone 9b.  The bush is about 30" high.


 

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