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kumin

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New Jersey Yuzu Growers
« on: January 31, 2021, 10:35:53 AM »
Interesting video on indoor/outdoor semi-commercial Yuzu growers in New Jersey. The daughter has put her new skills to good use.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zwTc5929U5g
« Last Edit: January 31, 2021, 10:40:24 AM by kumin »

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Re: New Jersey Yuzu Growers
« Reply #1 on: January 31, 2021, 02:54:25 PM »
very nice and interesting  :)

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Re: New Jersey Yuzu Growers
« Reply #2 on: January 31, 2021, 09:28:40 PM »
Neat video. I have a new respect for my little yuzu tree now.

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Re: New Jersey Yuzu Growers
« Reply #3 on: February 01, 2021, 06:55:06 PM »
Awesome video

It took them 12 years to harvest their first fruit grown from seed, their patience paid off!

Interesting that they mention grafting their potted yuzu to trifoliate for cold hardiness despite having a greenhouse? I'm guessing they also graft for short stature of the trees/ root rot resistance or leaving their pots out longer in the cold?

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Re: New Jersey Yuzu Growers
« Reply #4 on: February 01, 2021, 07:15:05 PM »
Although not mentioned, I'm curious if the top branches were pruned back during the 12 years. If the trees succumbed to the cold, it's possible that they're minimally heated during the Winter. Potted trees are much more vulnerable to cold damage. vnomonee, is this location close enough to you, that you could visit the operation?


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Re: New Jersey Yuzu Growers
« Reply #5 on: February 01, 2021, 07:27:58 PM »
Kumin, Florence NJ is about about a 2 hour drive south west from me it looks like they are about a half hour drive from Philadelphia.

Seems like they grow more than just Yuzu https://www.bhumigrowers.com/products

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Re: New Jersey Yuzu Growers
« Reply #6 on: February 01, 2021, 07:59:02 PM »
vnomonee, in that case, they're actually a bit closer to my location. However, it's not an area to which I've ever traveled.

 

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