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sunny

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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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