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Pachira aquatica fruiting in pot
« on: January 10, 2021, 01:11:19 PM »
Has someone fruited a malabar chestnut in a pot ? I will by myself one pot with the weaved up plants and i'm actually thinking of unweaving them and planting them in separate pots. Do they take transplanting well ??? Thanks for sharing your experience !!

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Re: Pachira aquatica fruiting in pot
« Reply #1 on: January 10, 2021, 07:26:54 PM »
Yes I grow them from seed and move them to bigger containers and they did not have a problem. I found out that seeds taste better if you let them sprout in humidity
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Re: Pachira aquatica fruiting in pot
« Reply #2 on: January 11, 2021, 01:03:05 AM »
Yes I grow them from seed and move them to bigger containers and they did not have a problem. I found out that seeds taste better if you let them sprout in humidity
thanks!! How big were your plants when they started fruiting ?? I suppose u are growing them outside ?

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Re: Pachira aquatica fruiting in pot
« Reply #3 on: January 11, 2021, 01:17:34 AM »
The ones that are woven together and grown in pot are Pachira glabra. The Pachira aquatica gets much larger tree and much larger pod.
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Re: Pachira aquatica fruiting in pot
« Reply #4 on: January 11, 2021, 03:34:05 AM »
The ones that are woven together and grown in pot are Pachira glabra. The Pachira aquatica gets much larger tree and much larger pod.
I guess thats another plus for them being glabra and being smaller plants in size, regarding pot growing ...
I'm just wondering why are they labeling them aquatica if they are glabra ??

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Re: Pachira aquatica fruiting in pot
« Reply #5 on: January 11, 2021, 08:18:22 PM »
The ones that are woven together and grown in pot are Pachira glabra. The Pachira aquatica gets much larger tree and much larger pod.
I guess thats another plus for them being glabra and being smaller plants in size, regarding pot growing ...
I'm just wondering why are they labeling them aquatica if they are glabra ??
Because there is a long standing confusion in literature, especially on the web, about the genus pachira.
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Re: Pachira aquatica fruiting in pot
« Reply #6 on: January 11, 2021, 10:45:57 PM »
Is there a difference in taste between pachira and glabra?

How many years to fruit?

Thanks!

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Re: Pachira aquatica fruiting in pot
« Reply #7 on: January 12, 2021, 06:14:43 AM »
Is there a difference in taste between pachira and glabra?

How many years to fruit?

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Yes definitely taste different. Aquatica has much stronger taste, and way bigger nut. The glabra can fruit in only 2-3 years. Aquatica takes 3-5 years.
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Re: Pachira aquatica fruiting in pot
« Reply #8 on: January 12, 2021, 08:14:46 AM »
I was also wondering are glabra self fruitful , do I need two plants to tango ?? ☺

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I am not sure which pachira is
« Reply #9 on: January 12, 2021, 09:40:56 PM »




This is 12 feet now but start fruiting 2 years ago.

It took 5 years to fruit, but the area is dry for it.
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Re: Pachira aquatica fruiting in pot
« Reply #10 on: January 12, 2021, 11:38:45 PM »
I was also wondering are glabra self fruitful , do I need two plants to tango ?? ☺
one plant will fruit on its own.
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Re: Pachira aquatica fruiting in pot
« Reply #11 on: January 13, 2021, 12:46:15 AM »
Thank u all for the replies, now I only need to find the plant, they are sold pretty much everywhere here..... I will keep the tread updated with the plant and the transplanting process etc etc.

 

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