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Eugenia uniflora: zill black VS black star
« on: March 24, 2020, 10:53:09 AM »
Hello everyone, is there someone who could describes me which one tastes better berween (the original) zill black and black star? Or what is the difference between their flavourness?

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Re: Eugenia uniflora: zill black VS black star
« Reply #1 on: March 25, 2020, 10:59:10 AM »
Never tasted a Zill.... But I have tasted a great many Black Stars. They have a grape-like taste when perfectly ripe.. sort of like a muscadine. Very juicy too.



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Re: Eugenia uniflora: zill black VS black star
« Reply #2 on: March 26, 2020, 10:48:06 PM »
I don't know Black Star at all, but I do grow Zill Dark (not sure if that is the same as Zill Black).

Zill Dark makes a good-flavored, sweet fruit and bears heavily.  We find that if we pick them ripe and refrigerate them for a few days, they develop very much the flavor and texture of a good black sweet cherry.

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Re: Eugenia uniflora: zill black VS black star
« Reply #3 on: March 27, 2020, 07:25:14 PM »
Sounds good.
I have several Zill progeny seedlings.
They should be blooming soon.

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Re: Eugenia uniflora: zill black VS black star
« Reply #4 on: March 28, 2020, 06:11:56 AM »
Do these varieties gro true to type from seed? I have Zull back hopefully flowering this year. I have never seen black star before.

 

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