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Rare, unusual Variegated fruit trees
« on: February 27, 2013, 06:29:27 PM »
I've seen variegated jaboticaba, grumixama, and Loquat (in the link below, very beautiful)
http://twicsy.com/i/8hqKv
What's next?? a variegated durian? or miracle fruit???

Please post some pics or links to unusual variegated fruit trees!! No pink lemons, Musa ae ae,or panache figs please! It must be unusual!!!



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Re: Rare, unusual Variegated fruit trees
« Reply #1 on: February 27, 2013, 07:38:15 PM »
I had a Baobab that started out variegated, but it got over it and I don't think i snapped a picture.
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Re: Rare, unusual Variegated fruit trees
« Reply #2 on: February 27, 2013, 08:00:48 PM »
I have a variegated "Wax Jambu", I thought they were popular down in Florida. Anyway, I'll try and get a photo up.

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Re: Rare, unusual Variegated fruit trees
« Reply #3 on: February 27, 2013, 08:47:09 PM »
would like to see variegated versions of the following,

pitangatuba
pitanga
cherry of rio
mango
longan
mamey
Canistel
carambola
rainforest plum!

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Re: Rare, unusual Variegated fruit trees
« Reply #4 on: February 27, 2013, 10:03:08 PM »
Had a variegated langsat once, but no photo. There used to be a nursery in USA that specialized in variegated plants, and they had an incredible collection, but went belly up after many years in bizz. Forget their name right now?
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Re: Rare, unusual Variegated fruit trees
« Reply #5 on: February 27, 2013, 11:24:17 PM »
I have been grafting varigated canistels and sapodillas for several years. I get my budwood from Unbelievable Acres Botanical Garden in Palm Beach County.

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Re: Rare, unusual Variegated fruit trees
« Reply #6 on: February 28, 2013, 12:19:00 AM »
I have been grafting varigated canistels and sapodillas for several years. I get my budwood from Unbelievable Acres Botanical Garden in Palm Beach County.

what's the Canistel look like??  how's the fruit?

thanks!

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Re: Rare, unusual Variegated fruit trees
« Reply #7 on: February 28, 2013, 06:56:47 PM »
http://www.palmtalk.org/forum/uploads/monthly_02_2009/post-0-1234191193_thumb.jpg

found a variegated mango!

Looks like variegated means weak!  variegated plants always seem like vampires...afraid of the sun.

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Re: Rare, unusual Variegated fruit trees
« Reply #8 on: February 28, 2013, 07:12:38 PM »
My neighbor thinks my carambola is variegated. (It's actually just severe chlorosis... :-).
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Re: Rare, unusual Variegated fruit trees
« Reply #9 on: February 28, 2013, 07:13:58 PM »
My neighbor thinks my carambola is variegated. (It's actually just severe chlorosis... :-).

Hahaha..

I have an icecream bean...I haven't figured out if it's variegated or sick.

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Re: Rare, unusual Variegated fruit trees
« Reply #10 on: February 28, 2013, 11:13:43 PM »
Variegated people are not so attractive.  ;)  Wonder why so many people find variegated plants attractive? They're really just mutants. ;)
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Re: Rare, unusual Variegated fruit trees
« Reply #11 on: March 10, 2013, 10:27:19 PM »
I have been grafting varigated canistels and sapodillas for several years. I get my budwood from Unbelievable Acres Botanical Garden in Palm Beach County.

what's the Canistel look like??  how's the fruit?

thanks!

Sorry for the slow response, but I had to wait to take a photo over at Gene's of a few of his varigated plants. The canistel leaves at upper left have yellow varigation, the fruit are solid yellow. Another canistel at his garden (lower left) has a pale varigation, almost white, and quite often the leaves are burned by the sun. The sapodilla leaves at upper right are from a 30 year old tree that has large round gritty fruit. The varigated prickly pear at lower right is something I picked up at the local Green Market last week.

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Re: Rare, unusual Variegated fruit trees
« Reply #12 on: March 10, 2013, 10:34:09 PM »
Sorry, the photo did not upload, I will try one more time.

Still can't attach the photo, I guess you will have to use your imagination.


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Re: Rare, unusual Variegated fruit trees
« Reply #13 on: March 11, 2013, 01:36:39 PM »
Someone on Ebay is selling a Variegated Mangosteen.   I would think this would not be vary beneficial for production, I have read that variegated plants are more sensitive to sunlight, ( can burn easily ) and have less chlorophyll.   in a slow growing already sun shy plant like mangosteen I do not see why anyone would want it except as a curiosity.

I also came across a report that variegated citrus is less susceptible to some pest.   maybe the streaks of yellow hurt the bugs eyes? lol :o
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Re: Rare, unusual Variegated fruit trees
« Reply #14 on: March 11, 2013, 05:22:48 PM »
Almost all variegated plants are just a curiosity. Really they are nature's mutants, and not a very useful mutation at that. But it is attractive to the human eye. Some bugs don't find variegations so attractive.  ;) Really some bugs are just confused as they are cued in by colors and the variegation throws them off course. Variegated eureka lemon is popular here, and it doesn't seem to affect production too much. The striped fruits are really neat looking.
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Re: Rare, unusual Variegated fruit trees
« Reply #15 on: March 12, 2013, 01:16:01 AM »
Here is the picture that I described in an earlier post..........



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Re: Rare, unusual Variegated fruit trees
« Reply #16 on: March 12, 2013, 09:46:29 AM »
Here is the picture that I described in an earlier post..........




very cool!

thanks for sharing!!

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Re: Rare, unusual Variegated fruit trees
« Reply #17 on: March 13, 2013, 01:04:25 AM »
I have a variegated "Wax Jambu", I thought they were popular down in Florida. Anyway, I'll try and get a photo up.

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Re: Rare, unusual Variegated fruit trees
« Reply #18 on: April 05, 2013, 04:11:21 AM »
My indonesian friend have these:

Variegated guava





var. calamondin






I have variegated vanilla planifolia:



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Re: Rare, unusual Variegated fruit trees
« Reply #19 on: April 05, 2013, 04:19:02 AM »
Variegated calamondin and vanilla are commonly sold here at nurseries. Another commonly sold variegated plant that i have is Eureka lemon. Don't think i've seen variegated guavas yet.
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Re: Rare, unusual Variegated fruit trees
« Reply #20 on: April 05, 2013, 11:03:07 AM »
This is a var sapodilla nice tree not sickly at all



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Re: Rare, unusual Variegated fruit trees
« Reply #21 on: April 05, 2013, 08:10:17 PM »
Variegated sapodillas are really cool looking Mike.  8) Are you propagating them?
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Re: Rare, unusual Variegated fruit trees
« Reply #22 on: April 10, 2013, 05:29:55 AM »
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Re: Rare, unusual Variegated fruit trees
« Reply #23 on: April 24, 2013, 10:28:09 PM »
someone I know had a variegated muntingia calabura...but it died...

anyone seen this before?

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Re: Rare, unusual Variegated fruit trees
« Reply #24 on: April 25, 2013, 12:16:06 AM »
I found  variegated fig, not sure if it is rare but here you go:

http://www.flora-toskana.de/onlineshop2/product_info.php?products_id=2289&osCsid=d4dd03e2967658b8a253ecc1cbcbd093


Panache and Joly Tiger are both variegated figs. Joly Tiger has variegated leaves and fruit while Panache has just fruit.
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