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Re: Myrciaria strigipes
« Reply #50 on: April 30, 2015, 09:13:13 PM »
Strigipes fruited this year.

I got one very small seedless runt fruit, and two small/medium sized fruits.

i think the fruits were a bit small because they developed over the winter.

I suppose I ate them a bit too early, slightly green, but they were still good.  It taste just like cabelluda (only the slightest difference in flavor can be detected)...but the seeds are smaller and the skin is thinner.  Also, cabelluda fruits are fuzzy, whereas strigipes were hairless, and also have a punctate appearance with pronounced glands in the skin, (they look like dots.)

here are the first fruits my tree has produced...pictured with red jaboticaba and Grimal fruits.

looking forward to tasting more of these!





Adam, if you had to chose between these and a vexator for your last in-ground spot, which would you go with?

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Re: Myrciaria strigipes
« Reply #51 on: April 30, 2015, 09:18:02 PM »
I suppose strigipes is a good choice...being that they are easier to eat (thinner skin, less tannin, and smaller seeds)

but vexator fruits more, has larger fruits....and is unlike any other myrciaria when it comes to flavor...(whereas strigipes is much like guaquiea and glazioviana).



Strigipes fruited this year.

I got one very small seedless runt fruit, and two small/medium sized fruits.

i think the fruits were a bit small because they developed over the winter.

I suppose I ate them a bit too early, slightly green, but they were still good.  It taste just like cabelluda (only the slightest difference in flavor can be detected)...but the seeds are smaller and the skin is thinner.  Also, cabelluda fruits are fuzzy, whereas strigipes were hairless, and also have a punctate appearance with pronounced glands in the skin, (they look like dots.)

here are the first fruits my tree has produced...pictured with red jaboticaba and Grimal fruits.

looking forward to tasting more of these!





Adam, if you had to chose between these and a vexator for your last in-ground spot, which would you go with?

 

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