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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Anyone growing Lacunaria jenmanni?
« on: July 27, 2021, 01:24:56 PM »
Just wondering if anyone has this gem planted?  Or if anyone has tasted it?if so whatís your experience growing them. Iím looking for seed or plants.
A few years ago Vitor was offering this rare Amazon species.  Supposed to be a delicious fruit with commercial potential.
Male and female plants needed.
Iíve got two small seedlings from him still in pots waiting to be planted.

Fresh harvest of Hawaii organically grown pourouma cercropia ... Amazon tree grape. Taste is juicy sweet with just a slight twang  sour. Very refreshing thirst quencher. Male female on seperate trees. Starts fruiting 4-5 yrs.
No international orders at this time.
3$ per seed minimum order 20 seed.
2.75$ for over 100 seed.
Plus you pay extra for shipping/pack.


Greetings rare fruit friends!
Organic homegrown fresh seed for sale
Minimum order 30$
USA orders only
Buyer also pays for shipping and package.
Chupa Chupa 3.50$
Garcinia acuminata 2$
Broadleaf papaya 1$
Papaya relative 1$
Inga 1.50$
Bali salak 2.50$
Achachairu 2.50$
Dwarf acai 1$
Hymenea couribral 2$
Plukenetia sp 3$
Rhodomyrtus tomentosa 50cents

Cambuca big boi

Rhodomyrtus tomentosa

Chupa chupa

Please tell me how to use the gibberellic acid for pretreatment of annona seed.
I have 10 g powder of it.

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Tips for sprouting Caryocar brasiliense
« on: March 28, 2017, 10:44:56 AM »
Anybody have tips for growing?

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Is my tongue a good pollinator?
« on: March 15, 2017, 12:01:11 PM »
Making out with flowers! :o
It feels pretty natural to do...a couple of swirly motions of the tongue and I got my little sugar pollen boost along with maybe more fruit set. Maybe my DNA tells flower what I need in fruit.
Achachairu flowers are sweet...not like they need help with pollination.
Has anyone else ever experienced? Make me feel like a big bee or bat maybe...or a weird perv
I imagine with a big mustache and beard you would be the ultimate flower kisser/pollen holder...isn't  that what Hairs on pollinators are for?
Any thoughts?

Tropical Fruit Discussion / What is your favorite campomanesia sp?
« on: February 06, 2017, 10:17:43 AM »
I've only tried one flying saucer fruit ... C phaea I think. Wondering which ones are in the top 5 for flavor. There are sooo many sp of them. 

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Yesterday's rare fruit harvest
« on: January 04, 2017, 10:53:51 AM »
Identify please

Curcubit relative sweet/sour tangy

Chayote relative taste great cooked

Papaya relative mild sweet flavor gummy bear texture

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Identify please. Mangaba flowers?
« on: November 09, 2016, 09:29:25 PM »
Thought this was a Mangaba Hancornia speciosa I planted.  Can anyone confirm if it is.
First flowers... Whatever it is it has a nice faint smell.

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Can Ross sapote be air layered?
« on: August 10, 2016, 11:12:43 AM »
Just wondering how to multiply this tasty fruit we have growing.
Does it air layer? 

Was wondering if anyone has tried one?
Fruit Supposed lays taste like baked potato...Lays haha
Nice looking tree too!
Who's got the seed?
North Australian Native famine food or something special?

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Is it a Muk or a Koocha?
« on: September 24, 2015, 12:35:43 PM »
Finally got some bigger sized artocarpus so fruits
Which one is it lackoocha or Kwai Muk?

Tropical Fruit Discussion / New Hawaiian Durio Discovered "Durio micahensis"
« on: September 24, 2015, 12:33:28 PM »

Just joking!
Can you identify?

Here's what we are eating this week

What's in season where you are?

Limited amount of cherapu Garcinia praniana and matisia cordata Chupa Chupa for exchange.
Always ready to grow new rare edibles.

 Also if I owe you seeds from a last year order please pm me. 

Fresh harvest Keledang seed for sale
3.25$ per seed
Sweet, slight tart, tones of pumpkin, small spice like pepper, bit of a gummy bear flavor... It's good

Well I figured it's time to claim Oscar at Fruitlover's. 
 As without him I never would have heard of many tasty fruits, let alone have a chance to grow them.
 Mahalo for all your efforts to introduce me and others to new flavors of our earth!
It's the first maprangs from my seedling tree that came from Oscar.  They were delicious!  Sweet and sour flavor like a twangy mango...but with edible skin. Hardly any stringyness, skinny seed.
 Everyone loved the fruit who got to taste it.  Even my local friends who turn away from most new fruits said we should plant more of these.
The tree is about 9-10 yrs flowered for a while but this year when I saw the first flowers, we quickly let lots of light in on it and mulched, added horse manure and some wood ash.

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Anyone taste or growing Couepia sp?
« on: July 22, 2015, 01:09:36 PM »
Seems like a bunch of great fruit/nut in this species.
Couepia bracteosa..C longipendula, C subcordata, C rufa....
Does anyone have  a seed source?  Rictobar? Carlos? .?

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Native fruits of Louisana?
« on: June 25, 2015, 09:35:35 AM »
Looking for leads on botanic gardens or rare fruit.
I'm visiting New Orleans for a bit, and was wondering if there is any chance of trying out some fruits we can't find in Hawaii.  Paw paw hopefully.

Tropical Fruit Discussion / ID please
« on: May 22, 2015, 03:51:15 AM »
Saw this tree in a longon/ rambutan orchard
Thought it might be a edible fruit of some sort


Can a dwarf coconut tree hold its fruit in a big pot? Maybe a Malaysian yellow type?
Was pondering on this.
Has anyone seen or done this before? 
Would those self pruning pots work?


Tropical Fruit Discussion / Bauccaurea cocktail tree?
« on: May 14, 2015, 11:52:04 AM »
Is it possible? Grafting different types on an in ground tree?  If so what type of graft would work best?  To have maybe a male tree with many different species on it? Like Mafai, rambai, tampoi, starfruit of Borneo, etc...and have the female with the same setup next door. So it might look like Christmas tree ornaments when in season.
I do have some in ground extra male trees of rambai and Mafai, it would be a shame to just cut down these extra males.
If  grafting does work.  my next question...Now I have some Bauccaurea tampoi belimbing starters...would this speed up fruiting if I grafted onto mother rambai tree? if I did several grafts onto mother tree from my seedlings and they happened to be both sexes?
Maybe ive asked this before..:)

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Artocarpus windbreaks?
« on: April 24, 2015, 12:16:34 PM »
We are planning a new plot for some extreme rarities. The site is pretty protectedfrom wind already,
Was wondering what artocarpus sp work well as a windbreak trees?  Yes jackfruit, maybe breadfruit. We do have A wild jack, A sarawakensis, A marang, A chempedak, A chempajak, A pedalai, and a couple more types...thanks to this forum and all the seedsters around the planet.
It will be a three tree thick windbreak, and was wondering where the artocarpus fits in? First row, second row, third? 
Any advice is great

Tropical Fruit Discussion / First fruit: Allogoptera arnerania
« on: April 16, 2015, 12:39:19 PM »
It's a first time fruit for us.
Cool looking little palm, literature says its fruit are supposed to be sweet.  Maybe we waited a bit to long to taste.  Maybe ours is in too much shade?
Anyone else ever eat/grow this palm fruit?

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Help Hawaii Grow Food
« on: April 09, 2015, 12:15:20 PM »
Aloha my growers of the earth!!
I was wondering if you heard about whats happening on our island of Hawaii. Mass media once again ignoring what the people want.
TMT wants to build a 6 story 30meter  (two aloha stadiums on top of each other plus extra parking) observatory on our sacred mountain...many reasons why this should not be done..watershed, illegal to build in conservation zone, most sacred spot on Hawaii island, cleaning the lense will require a mercury swipe, other observatories on the mountain are abandoned,  it's already outdated...chile will have a bigger one when finished.
The Hawaiian people are rising up and sticking together...please join us!
All over the world people are in support
please follow links and support, sign petitions, share the word, on your facebook, instagram, and other media!!!

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