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Re: Flying Fox Fruits Nursery
« Reply #700 on: April 05, 2016, 10:50:15 AM »
Was I the first?

lol...forgot about your request...you make 3 people...still not enough for me to get into grapes....too many irons on the fire...I'm the Plinia/Myrciaria, Eugenia, Annona, Garcinia, Pouteria guy....not enough time and energy for Vitis.  :D

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Re: Flying Fox Fruits Nursery
« Reply #701 on: April 05, 2016, 11:03:26 AM »
Adam,

Wondering if you are going to grow different cultivars of muscadine in your property and selling cuttings to international buyers because nobody is selling Muscadine cuttings at the moment.

I'm sure many people are interested in Muscadine.

Sorry no plans to grow or sell grapes!  You are only the second person to ask about them.

that's totally understandable. I hope everything goes well for you.

BTW, If you managed to get Annona reticulata seeds (might be in season right now or in May ?! not sure) I would love to buy them especially the ones with purple/red/pink flesh types and also several mulberries cuttings.

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Re: Flying Fox Fruits Nursery
« Reply #702 on: April 05, 2016, 01:30:36 PM »
Adam,

Wondering if you are going to grow different cultivars of muscadine in your property and selling cuttings to international buyers because nobody is selling Muscadine cuttings at the moment.

I'm sure many people are interested in Muscadine.

I know the tree you are talking about and it's a pretty spectacular specimen! I never realized how excited people were for cocktail jabos. Would you consider taking special orders for custom cocktail trees in the future?
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Re: Flying Fox Fruits Nursery
« Reply #703 on: April 05, 2016, 01:37:45 PM »
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Re: Flying Fox Fruits Nursery
« Reply #704 on: April 05, 2016, 04:20:40 PM »


lol

I need to set that as my ringtone!

here is another one, a repost (from back in the day when we had off topic...haha...ok back to work)  I got to make some custom made trees...

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Re: Flying Fox Fruits Nursery
« Reply #705 on: April 05, 2016, 04:23:36 PM »
thanks again for the response yesterday adam.  I'm sure everyone appreciates all the hard work you put in to not only grow these great trees/plants, but are making them available to everyone! mahalo!

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Re: Flying Fox Fruits Nursery
« Reply #706 on: April 06, 2016, 11:56:35 AM »
items for sale now (shipping is very reasonable, i can ship multiple plants in one box for a flat rate of about $6-14, via priority mail):

Plinia sp. (Grimal, aka Peluda de Alagoas) approx 6-7inch tall, $10



Plinia aureana (White Jaboticaba) approx 6-7 inch tall, $12




Plinia spiritosantensis approx 7-10 inch tall, very well branched, over 1yr old $20




Myrciaria vexator (Blue jaboticaba) approx 8-10 inch tall, $12 ea


Eugenia luschnathiana (Pitomba) approx 6-8 inch tall, $10



NOT PICTURED, BUT AVAILABLE:

(pitangatuba, Eugenia selloi, seedlings in plugs, $5-8 ea, depending on size, and quantity purchased

also have Zill dark pitanga, Eugenia uniflora seedlings, approx 7-10 inch tall, $7 ea

Eugenia involucrata seedlings approx 6-8 inch tall, $7 ea

Myrciaria dubia, (Camu camu) approx 6-8 inch tall, $7 ea, (slightly chlorotic, but healthy)

others coming sooon!)


Plants arrived in perfect condition this morning Adam.

Thanks!
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Re: Flying Fox Fruits Nursery
« Reply #707 on: April 06, 2016, 01:08:03 PM »
Sent you an email earlier this week.
I know your pretty busy, so in short, Any loquats trees?
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Re: Flying Fox Fruits Nursery
« Reply #708 on: April 07, 2016, 07:42:26 PM »
Hey Adam, I also emailed you a day or two ago.  I'm wanting to order several plants mentioned in your sale post plus one more if you have any for sale.  I know your busy and it takes some time to get back to all the emails, any of the plants mentioned sold out yet or nearly? 

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Re: Flying Fox Fruits Nursery
« Reply #709 on: April 08, 2016, 11:11:34 AM »
Sent you an email earlier this week.
I know your pretty busy, so in short, Any loquats trees?

I second that emotion.

Adam, when all of your cocktail loquat trees* are ready I'll rent a U-Haul and distribute some to those of us in southern Florida.

*or even single-cultivar yummy ones

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Re: Flying Fox Fruits Nursery
« Reply #710 on: April 15, 2016, 01:08:38 PM »
I decided to scratch this idea.

It's more work than it's worth...the plants will be sold regardless, whether they are reserved or not, and it's just more work for me to reserve them.

I'm working on a system to take reservations for plants.

basically here's how it will work:

- you must be a customer who has purchased plants from me before, on at least two occasions (seeds and scions do not count).

- I will post a list of what's available, and members can request a reservation

- Only one plant per customer, unless otherwise stated

- A small discount is given to members who come to pick up plants locally

- there is no guarantee you will get the plant you've requested.  In some cases, this is because some have been recently grafted, and are not fully healed.

there are still some details I need to figure out, but I'm trying to get the system set up soon.  There should be some rare stuff available around the 2nd week of April, and I will slowly trickle out new items as the season progresses.

I will post one more update, once the rules and details of the plant reserving system have been decided.


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Re: Flying Fox Fruits Nursery
« Reply #711 on: April 15, 2016, 03:15:23 PM »
I decided to scratch this idea.

It's more work than it's worth...the plants will be sold regardless, whether they are reserved or not, and it's just more work for me to reserve them.

I'm working on a system to take reservations for plants.

basically here's how it will work:

- you must be a customer who has purchased plants from me before, on at least two occasions (seeds and scions do not count).

- I will post a list of what's available, and members can request a reservation

- Only one plant per customer, unless otherwise stated

- A small discount is given to members who come to pick up plants locally

- there is no guarantee you will get the plant you've requested.  In some cases, this is because some have been recently grafted, and are not fully healed.

there are still some details I need to figure out, but I'm trying to get the system set up soon.  There should be some rare stuff available around the 2nd week of April, and I will slowly trickle out new items as the season progresses.

I will post one more update, once the rules and details of the plant reserving system have been decided.


I think it's time to train your squirrel to help you on order fulfillment.  It's a good problem to be in high demand, but you shouldn't stress out.  Maybe can find interns or workers that take pay in exotic plants and fruits?  Good luck as you sort out the sales/fulfillment challenges.

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Re: Flying Fox Fruits Nursery
« Reply #712 on: April 15, 2016, 03:19:56 PM »
When are the rare plants trickling out  :)?
Grow mainly fruits, vegetables, and herbs.

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Re: Flying Fox Fruits Nursery
« Reply #713 on: April 15, 2016, 03:23:30 PM »
When are the rare plants trickling out  :)?
there are many asking that same question too.   ;)

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Re: Flying Fox Fruits Nursery
« Reply #714 on: April 15, 2016, 03:39:56 PM »
When are the rare plants trickling out  :)?
there are many asking that same question too.   ;)

every year, there will be something new...

slowly the nursery will evolve...eventually I will be selling/shipping more rare fruits

taking less small orders...

answering less questions...

narrowing the scope of the plants that I specialize in, and propagate...

and selecting the best varieties thereof.


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Re: Flying Fox Fruits Nursery
« Reply #715 on: April 15, 2016, 04:07:20 PM »
I better get all I can!  Looking forward to the evolution of FFF! 


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Re: Flying Fox Fruits Nursery
« Reply #716 on: May 09, 2016, 10:22:29 AM »
Adam...will you be bringing any pineapples to the MRFC sale this month?

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Re: Flying Fox Fruits Nursery
« Reply #717 on: May 10, 2016, 01:29:51 PM »
How are the blk sapotes coming along adam?
Do you sell mango trees btw?

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Re: Flying Fox Fruits Nursery
« Reply #718 on: May 10, 2016, 08:36:54 PM »
While I wish you big success in the business, I hope you won't forget about your pal (and loyal customer) here in Maryland. :'( Lol, I better order as much as I can before it's too much hassle for you to ship to me.  :P

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Re: Flying Fox Fruits Nursery
« Reply #719 on: May 12, 2016, 12:47:29 PM »
rbody, sorry no pineapples this year!

chicomorales, i have some one gal black sap seedlings, ready to ship soon, I will save one or two for you (although I don't save plants, you've been asking about these for a few years now it seems...lol)

Tropicaliste, thanks much, I won't forget you Phil. You are easy to ship to...never a hassle.

I'm thinking about setting up a google number to take phone calls and orders, so I don't have to type so much (email correspondence is hard to keep up with)...still not sure if I want to take calls though...California will have me up till 2am answering questions about jaboticabas.  :P

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Re: Flying Fox Fruits Nursery
« Reply #720 on: May 13, 2016, 07:43:00 AM »
I'm thinking about setting up a google number to take phone calls and orders, so I don't have to type so much (email correspondence is hard to keep up with)...still not sure if I want to take calls though...California will have me up till 2am answering questions about jaboticabas.  :P

With Google voice you can set up schedules for when calls will go through and when they'll go straight to voicemail.
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Re: Flying Fox Fruits Nursery
« Reply #721 on: May 13, 2016, 05:06:34 PM »
@adam, pray you don't get Hawaii calls.   ;)

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Re: Flying Fox Fruits Nursery
« Reply #722 on: May 13, 2016, 05:28:46 PM »
I'm thinking about setting up a google number to take phone calls and orders, so I don't have to type so much (email correspondence is hard to keep up with)...still not sure if I want to take calls though...California will have me up till 2am answering questions about jaboticabas.  :P

With Google voice you can set up schedules for when calls will go through and when they'll go straight to voicemail.

thanks Dom..i gotta figure that out...I have a google number set up...

I think I will start taking calls soon...

I'm getting my ass kicked with emails to answer...


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Re: Flying Fox Fruits Nursery
« Reply #723 on: May 14, 2016, 01:54:08 PM »
Sounds like you need to hire someone Adam, i'd work for 'free' and accepts plants as payment :)

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Re: Flying Fox Fruits Nursery
« Reply #724 on: May 15, 2016, 01:08:05 PM »
TO ALL MY CUSTOMERS, WAITING PATIENTLY FOR AN EMAIL RESPONSE, PLEASE BEAR WITH ME.  I'VE BEEN OVERWHELMED WITH EXTRA WORK.  MY DOG HAS A LARGE BONE TUMOR, AND NEEDS TO HAVE HIS LEG AMPUTATED TOMORROW....THEN I HAVE THE BIG FRUIT SALE COMING UP...AND IT HASN'T RAINED FOR WEEKS IT SEEMS...I HAVE TO WATER EVERY DAY TO KEEP PLANTS FROM SUFFERING...IT MAY BE ABOUT 7-10 DAYS BEFORE I CAN ANSWER INQUIRIES, AND START FILLING ORDERS AGAIN.

THANKS FOR BEING PATIENT

ADAM

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