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Re: compact lemon options
« Reply #25 on: March 04, 2024, 05:55:34 AM »
Brian, Millet, ok, I will do an experiment of grafting my Italian lemon, Sumo, Ponkan, on my larger Volkameriana tree so we can test the brix of the mandarin in 2yrs, and I will compare the taste of the grafted lemon with my other trees. I already have a few Valencia orange grafted so it should have fruits next year.

The original variety grafted on this rootstock is the Kiffir line. The fruits of the Kiffir line is not any larger on this rootstock.

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Re: compact lemon options
« Reply #26 on: March 04, 2024, 06:06:06 AM »
Brian, it has been years and I forgot the Lison lemon on my FD was the original variety grafted on FD rootstock. So it hasn't grown much in all these years. I'll take a photo so you can see how much it grew in 30 yrs, not much.

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Re: compact lemon options
« Reply #27 on: March 04, 2024, 09:20:36 AM »
I am interested to see how yours looks.  I am realizing that when all the lemons come at the same time I can't use them all so only getting a few per crop is okay with me.  I will have to keep buying them from the grocery store most of the time.

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Re: compact lemon options
« Reply #28 on: March 05, 2024, 01:31:36 AM »
Here's my FD tree with the two other grafts. First graft is the original Lisbon lemon that was the variety I purchased. Then I grafted the Yuzu on the middle (interstock) branch of the Lisbon lemon.
So, this Lisbon lemon is 30yrs old, I bought the tree as a Lisbon lemon tree.














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Re: compact lemon options
« Reply #29 on: April 02, 2024, 08:02:58 PM »
sc4001992 I must say your tree is funny looking :)   The lemon really stands out from the FD base

I am surprised to see that my Lisbon lemon on FD is still reasonably vigorous, more than I expected.  Lemons really want to grow fast it seems.  I think it is still probably far more reserved than on its own roots or a typical lemon rootstock.


I grafted a few of them (in case the grafts failed), and I only need one.  This is the extra one if anyone wants it:
EDIT - tree is spoken for
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Re: compact lemon options
« Reply #30 on: April 03, 2024, 03:49:39 PM »


I would like it if no one else wants it. Im sure itís a given but I will pay shipping.


I grafted a few of them (in case the grafts failed), and I only need one.  This is the extra one if anyone wants it:

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Re: compact lemon options
« Reply #31 on: April 03, 2024, 04:21:10 PM »
update on my Fukushu on flying dragon


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Re: compact lemon options
« Reply #32 on: April 03, 2024, 04:35:55 PM »
Looks good poncirsguy

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Re: compact lemon options
« Reply #33 on: April 03, 2024, 04:49:41 PM »
update on my Fukushu on flying dragon


Still super cold where you at?

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Re: compact lemon options
« Reply #34 on: April 09, 2024, 01:13:46 PM »



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Re: compact lemon options
« Reply #35 on: April 09, 2024, 08:10:18 PM »
Thanks;

It is now outside for the summer.

I also have a Meiwa on Flying dragon after its rootstock transplant to replace its incompatible Kuharske citrange.



I have found FD to be very dwarfing for my Meiwa.
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Re: compact lemon options
« Reply #36 on: April 11, 2024, 01:40:21 AM »
Thanks;

It is now outside for the summer.

I also have a Meiwa on Flying dragon after its rootstock transplant to replace its incompatible Kuharske citrange.




Is the big tree also a Miewa?
I have found FD to be very dwarfing for my Meiwa.

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Re: compact lemon options
« Reply #37 on: April 11, 2024, 02:04:42 PM »
The bigger tree is a Fukushu kumquat.  Only the small one is a grafted Meiwa on FD.  I have 2 other seed grown Meiwa trees.  I got a quart of fruit from my 1 seedling Meiwa.


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Re: compact lemon options
« Reply #38 on: April 11, 2024, 04:01:30 PM »
The bigger tree is a Fukushu kumquat.  Only the small one is a grafted Meiwa on FD.  I have 2 other seed grown Meiwa trees.  I got a quart of fruit from my 1 seedling Meiwa.


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