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Shobha

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Hand pollination sapodilla
« on: June 26, 2020, 02:38:55 PM »
Can pollen from the same flower be used on stigma of the same? I used the tweezers to do the same.


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Re: Hand pollination sapodilla
« Reply #1 on: June 26, 2020, 02:41:50 PM »



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Re: Hand pollination sapodilla
« Reply #2 on: June 26, 2020, 03:25:02 PM »
just lightly squeeze barely open flowers twice, with a little roll/wiggle. top-bottom, and left-right.

then, dance around your yard...

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Re: Hand pollination sapodilla
« Reply #3 on: June 26, 2020, 04:15:14 PM »
just lightly squeeze barely open flowers twice, with a little roll/wiggle. top-bottom, and left-right.

then, dance around your yard...

That first part is a serious suggestion right? does that work?
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Re: Hand pollination sapodilla
« Reply #4 on: June 26, 2020, 04:38:31 PM »
Like the second part of the suggestion 👌☺️

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Re: Hand pollination sapodilla
« Reply #5 on: June 26, 2020, 04:41:18 PM »
Tried the squeezing method in the past and no success.

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Re: Hand pollination sapodilla
« Reply #6 on: June 26, 2020, 07:26:58 PM »
Tried the squeezing method in the past and no success.

your dancing wasn't good enough?


...probably timing. re when the flowers are hand pollinated, and the maturity of tree
« Last Edit: June 26, 2020, 07:29:17 PM by roblack »

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Re: Hand pollination sapodilla
« Reply #7 on: June 26, 2020, 08:01:01 PM »
Have you tried the rotten fruit technique? Just dump your kitchen compost bowl, fallen fruit, banana peels, etc around the base of your tree to attract fruit flies and male mosquito pollinators. This *seems* to work on my green sapote which has similarly shaped flowers.

 

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