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Sprouted viable seeds as mentioned in the title for sale. .35 cents each. Some varieties limited. Minimum $10 dollar order please. Must be sent in a USPS Priority box ($9 small) to protect from crushing.

A few sprouted Meyer x Double Blood (Acrobal) seeds available for $1 each

SORRY *US only

Cold Hardy Citrus / Re: Giant honghe papeda
« on: February 10, 2023, 09:05:29 PM »
That is a huge tree with impossible thorns! Cool leaf pattern too

Citrus General Discussion / Re: Remember GreggN from the old forum?
« on: June 19, 2022, 04:19:31 PM »
Yes it was kind of the good 'ol days on the old forum. Way more activity and posts but at least there is this one and Citrus Growers V 2.0. Turns out that Greg is somewhat of a celebrity over there. I wasn't aware of the backyard hockey rink contest. Pretty cool!

Citrus General Discussion / Re: Remember GreggN from the old forum?
« on: June 19, 2022, 02:57:01 AM »
As an update I was able to meet up with Greg and he was gracious enough to give a tour his citrus plantings in Vancouver, Canada. Here is a short video:

69, 40

Fun contest!

Cold Hardy Citrus / Re: Dr. Robert Dunstan
« on: February 27, 2022, 02:05:51 AM »
I just noticed your location Boris. I hope you are doing okay over there considering what's happening right now. Prayers out to all over there.

Many years ago I sent a variety of seeds to my friend Aleksey who lived in Kiev. He planted many of those seeds including my Lemanadarin in the Nikitsky Botanical Garden. The first to start fruiting was changsha that as it matured over the years became less seedy and was reported to produce very delicious store quality tasting fruit. Next were Ventura Lemandarin, Calamandarin, Taiwanica and Clem-Yuz 2-2. A couple years ago the Lemandarin was featured in local the news but was mistakenly called a "grapefruit" by the employee of botanical garden that was never engaged in citrus.
Here is that video:

I wonder since you are not too far from there if you have ever been there to see the plantings?

Cold Hardy Citrus / Re: Dr. Robert Dunstan
« on: February 22, 2022, 09:47:09 AM »
I have grown both Dunstan Honey Orange and Honey Changsha and they are totally different. I am not aware of any other Honey Changsha than the one that I selected and named from a few trees that I grew out locally here in Virginia Beach. In retrospect I wish I had named 'Honey Changsha' something else to lessen confusion with Robert Dunstan's Dunstan Honey Orange. In any case Honey Changsha is much more cold tolerant than DHO and still is growing in my 8a zone even after surviving a single event of at least -16C and many other below freezing temps.

Citrus Buy, Sell, & Trade / Rangpur lime cutting sold
« on: February 21, 2022, 11:27:54 PM »

Clipped off a mature fruiting Rangpur lime section off a multi grafted tree. Offering the whole section for $8. You can root or get many grafts off of it. Will be shipped in a flat rate envelope for actual shipping cost.

Citrus Buy, Sell, & Trade / Shishi yuzu seeds *SOLD
« on: February 21, 2022, 11:19:17 PM »

Very limited amount of Shishi yuzu seeds available. None will likely be offered in the next couple of years. These seeds are very fresh and actually germinating now. Asking $5 per seed plus actual shipping. Sorry US only,  NO international shipping.

Cold Hardy Citrus / Re: Deciduous citrus developed in Florida
« on: February 11, 2022, 11:27:52 AM »
Great share! I also was not aware that there were still ongoing program efforts to breed decent tasting hardy citrus.

Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Re: Lara Farms opened a webpage
« on: October 31, 2021, 10:06:14 AM »
Lara Farms is an excellent online nursery for tropical fruit trees.

Awesome grafts and varieties!

Cold Hardy Citrus / Re: TaiTri
« on: September 07, 2021, 10:27:21 PM »
Nice Taitri!

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Incredible jaboticaba collection
« on: July 30, 2021, 09:27:46 AM »
It was definitely amazing to see in person. Part two is a bit shorter because Luiz asked me to edit some parts out but part 2 is up:

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Incredible jaboticaba collection
« on: July 26, 2021, 11:48:14 AM »
I had the great pleasure meeting up with a friend of mine Luiz who has one of the most incredible and exclusive jaboticaba collections. Here you'll see many new plinia varieties just now being introduced to the US.

Thoughts and prayers out to him and his family.

Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Re: Mangos for sale
« on: June 12, 2021, 05:55:02 PM »
The best!
Thanks Frank 😊

Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Re: For Sale- Mulberry scion wood
« on: June 12, 2021, 10:48:34 AM »
Excellent seller! Quality scions and fast shipping.  Thanks Kaz!

I also un-stake whenever possible right away so they can build up a nice trunk. Keeping them staked too long makes you end up with a weak trunked, floppy tree.

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