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Flying dragon variety: Snow Dragon
« on: April 20, 2020, 02:18:44 PM »
Has anyone ever heard of this? I recently stumbled across this a little bit ago. I did not know that there was a variegated variety of the flying dragon! Definitely on my plants most wanted list.




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Re: Flying dragon variety: Snow Dragon
« Reply #1 on: April 23, 2020, 07:12:45 AM »
I have a variegated flying dragon that I have had for years. It has never fruited or grown much.

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Re: Flying dragon variety: Snow Dragon
« Reply #2 on: April 23, 2020, 08:19:08 AM »
I have also.....same story.....10 years old.....never even a bloom.

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Re: Flying dragon variety: Snow Dragon
« Reply #3 on: April 23, 2020, 08:21:12 AM »
Thatís what it seems happens. I ask the many nurseries that propagate them and they claim no fruit yet. Perhaps Iíll just go regular FD. It does look like a beautiful tree though!

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Re: Flying dragon variety: Snow Dragon
« Reply #4 on: April 23, 2020, 12:12:50 PM »
Yes. I am a fan of varigated foilage and fruit.....but.....at 10 years and no blooms or fruit all former trials and experiments point toward a lost cause.....I do not know anyone else in the citrus circle that has a pure varigated poncirus that blooms and fruits.

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Re: Flying dragon variety: Snow Dragon
« Reply #5 on: April 23, 2020, 12:20:55 PM »
The leaves of a highly variegated tree produces much less food for the tree, than the leaves of a standard tree.  The green portion of the leaf is the only portion that can photosynthesize,  thus the only portion of the leaf that can provide nourishment for the tree,  Therefore, a variegated tree grows slower, and take longer to fruit, directly in proportion to the amount of variegation.

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Re: Flying dragon variety: Snow Dragon
« Reply #6 on: April 23, 2020, 06:40:14 PM »
This is mine after 15+ years in the ground. Long before someone made up the name "snow dragon"...


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Re: Flying dragon variety: Snow Dragon
« Reply #7 on: April 24, 2020, 05:35:00 AM »
WOW!  :-X

Never saw a plant like this! This should be super rare!

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Re: Flying dragon variety: Snow Dragon
« Reply #8 on: April 24, 2020, 05:57:55 AM »
This was my old standard trifoliata. Bonnie Childers sent me the budwood. I tried to move it & it died...


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Re: Flying dragon variety: Snow Dragon
« Reply #9 on: April 24, 2020, 07:09:59 PM »
Is that albino citrus grafted or seedling?

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Re: Flying dragon variety: Snow Dragon
« Reply #10 on: April 25, 2020, 12:05:57 AM »
Such a beautiful tree Laaz, itís a shame itís useless fruiting wise! Thanks for the info, Iíll save my money lol

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Re: Flying dragon variety: Snow Dragon
« Reply #11 on: April 25, 2020, 03:17:47 AM »
Is that albino citrus grafted or seedling?

It's grafted, but not albino.

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Re: Flying dragon variety: Snow Dragon
« Reply #12 on: May 08, 2020, 03:20:22 PM »
This is mine after 15+ years in the ground. Long before someone made up the name "snow dragon"...



Its amazingly small for a 15 year old tree.  I suppose lack of chlorophyll limits its ability to fruit or grow.
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Re: Flying dragon variety: Snow Dragon
« Reply #13 on: October 11, 2020, 01:12:32 AM »
I have a snow lemon that has fruits. But only portions of the branches are all white/yellow.

 

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