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Achachairu and Luc Garcinia Tasted Finally Together
« on: August 01, 2020, 02:41:53 AM »
By some stroke of luck there was some overlap with my achachairu fruiting and Luc's Garcinia fruiting. So today was finally able to make a side by side comparison of the two fruits. They are both very fine and pleasant fruits to eat. But really they are quite different, especially in texture. Luc's is very soft, like a sauce. In today's tasting it tasted and smelled like pear sauce mixed with apple sauce. The achachairu is firmer textured. Today's tasting gave me a better impression of Luc's garcinia. The nice thing about it, apart from good size, and not clinging to the seed, is that you can select stage at which you eat it. If you eat it when it's just starting to get soft it still has a little bit of tartness, and the taste is almost as complex as the achachairu. So i've raised my rating of Luc's fruit one notch to 86 and achachairu stays at 88. The skin of Luc's has just a bit of bitterness, so i tried making a drink from it's skin and will compare with the drink made from achachairu.





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Re: Achachairu and Luc Garcinia Tasted Finally Together
« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2020, 12:14:49 PM »
Can't wait to try this fruit-to-fruit face off tasting myself!

Thank you for detailing your experience.

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Re: Achachairu and Luc Garcinia Tasted Finally Together
« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2020, 06:26:35 PM »

Thanks for sharing your expirience oscar. How old was your achachairu before it fruited?
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Re: Achachairu and Luc Garcinia Tasted Finally Together
« Reply #3 on: August 01, 2020, 10:11:28 PM »

Thanks for sharing your expirience oscar. How old was your achachairu before it fruited?
,William
The achachairu was about 8 years old when it started fruiting.
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Re: Achachairu and Luc Garcinia Tasted Finally Together
« Reply #4 on: August 01, 2020, 11:22:47 PM »
Do you have a list of all your numerical ratings? Curious what beats Acachairu

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Re: Achachairu and Luc Garcinia Tasted Finally Together
« Reply #5 on: August 02, 2020, 07:50:54 PM »
can you compare pulp percentage, or pulp to fruit weight ratio also?
By some stroke of luck there was some overlap with my achachairu fruiting and Luc's Garcinia fruiting. So today was finally able to make a side by side comparison of the two fruits. They are both very fine and pleasant fruits to eat. But really they are quite different, especially in texture. Luc's is very soft, like a sauce. In today's tasting it tasted and smelled like pear sauce mixed with apple sauce. The achachairu is firmer textured. Today's tasting gave me a better impression of Luc's garcinia. The nice thing about it, apart from good size, and not clinging to the seed, is that you can select stage at which you eat it. If you eat it when it's just starting to get soft it still has a little bit of tartness, and the taste is almost as complex as the achachairu. So i've raised my rating of Luc's fruit one notch to 86 and achachairu stays at 88. The skin of Luc's has just a bit of bitterness, so i tried making a drink from it's skin and will compare with the drink made from achachairu.







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Re: Achachairu and Luc Garcinia Tasted Finally Together
« Reply #6 on: August 03, 2020, 11:54:54 PM »
Do you have a list of all your numerical ratings? Curious what beats Acachairu
You mean ratings for garcinias or for all fruits?
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Re: Achachairu and Luc Garcinia Tasted Finally Together
« Reply #7 on: August 03, 2020, 11:58:56 PM »
I didn't weigh the fruits, and the edible portions, so don't have the exact numbers. I can say though that it's better for Luc's than for achachairu, just because the fruits are bigger, and Luc's has a very think outer skin.
Also keep in mind that is my first fruiting and that there are different types of Luc's. Raul told me the fruits on the photos i posted are on the smallish side. Next year, if i get a bigger crop will weigh them and come up with some numbers pulp to seed ratios.
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Re: Achachairu and Luc Garcinia Tasted Finally Together
« Reply #8 on: August 04, 2020, 10:07:49 AM »
Do you have a list of all your numerical ratings? Curious what beats Acachairu
You mean ratings for garcinias or for all fruits?
id like to see the entire list.

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Re: Achachairu and Luc Garcinia Tasted Finally Together
« Reply #9 on: August 04, 2020, 07:15:23 PM »
Do you have a list of all your numerical ratings? Curious what beats Acachairu
You mean ratings for garcinias or for all fruits?
For all fruits

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Re: Achachairu and Luc Garcinia Tasted Finally Together
« Reply #10 on: August 05, 2020, 09:05:30 PM »
Oscar could you please post a picture of your fruiting achacha tree? Ive always wanted to see a fruiting size tree since i have a couple of these plants.

Thanks, William

 

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