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Citrus General Discussion / Rooptmaker new 15 gl pot
« on: April 27, 2023, 11:39:52 AM »
Waiting for larger Rootmaker pots, they finally are making 15 gl containers. This the size I use but itís not available yet to retail. Bummmmmmer. Millet might know. They had an offer of 23 0/0 off.
Like to buy a few.

Citrus General Discussion / How do you rate your Gold Series mandarins.
« on: January 11, 2022, 03:28:13 PM »
This year I will rate my Gold Series mandarins again.It will be the third year they fruited. Have to wait till February to find out. Last year they tasted very, very good. Btw, I converted my Page to Lee Nova, a tad better but also much bigger, great tasting and very juicy, another winner for me.

Citrus General Discussion / Is this a Santa Teresa lemon?
« on: January 11, 2022, 03:08:10 PM »
Got this tree growing for a few years now, do believe sionwood came from Millet. Got several pieces a few years back. Last year got this fruit, hoping itís a right one I have been looking for.

Citrus General Discussion / Limon Mandarina available in the U.S.?
« on: November 26, 2020, 09:34:35 AM »
I am very interested in this lemon just for health reasons. Itís grown in Costa Rica, simular to Limon Maduro.

Citrus General Discussion / Thong Dee pomelo
« on: October 19, 2020, 07:47:43 PM »
This little pomelo tree, about 3 feet tall carry that manyyyyyyy Pomeloís, Itís beyond me. Hope I donít kill it. These Pomeloís each weigh more than two grapefruits.

Citrus General Discussion / Santa Teresa lemon taste?
« on: October 19, 2020, 09:10:49 AM »
My Santa Teresa lemons are rather small, has some mandarin taste, not very lemony ,how does yours taste.

Citrus General Discussion / Spring is early here 2020
« on: March 09, 2020, 06:31:51 AM »
Took all my citrus treeís out after previous attempts, because treeís were in bloom and I want the beeís to pollinate them.
Bee,s were active around 60*. That part was taken care of.
Btw Millet, did apply your advise with low biuret, have plenty of flowers and fruitlets.

Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Dream sion trade for Asian persimmon
« on: February 14, 2020, 10:53:20 AM »
Looking for Dream atamoya sion  to trade. Have Roya Brilliante, Giombo, Pulu, Ksb.

Citrus General Discussion / To use GA3 for flower/retention.
« on: December 16, 2019, 01:12:33 PM »
 Do you know the ratio to water for better pollination for citrus flowering during of season, using GA3 liquid?
I am using. Liquid.

Citrus General Discussion / Shiranui and Tahoe ripening?
« on: November 11, 2019, 07:54:41 PM »
 I got Shiranui and Tahoe starting to ripen but donít know when do they suppose to ripen. They are under lights growing in my grow room.

Citrus General Discussion / My citrus collection
« on: June 23, 2019, 09:25:41 AM »
The collection I started a few years ago has reach the capacity. I managed  to accumulate a mix of the best mandarins, some lemons, some pomelo,s.

Citrus General Discussion / How do you rate your citrus/ other fruits?
« on: March 15, 2019, 12:58:14 PM »
Since being new to citrus( about 9 years ), I am starting to develop a strong taste for mandarins. Fruits of all kinds that I grow are being tested by the amounts i like to eat daily, mandarins comes in first etc.
Lemons a distant 5 and limes ? I donít grow them, no use for, not even Key/lime pie during my several stays in Key West. My neighbors and friends like my Meyers from my 2 trees, it does work well with fish dishes. I live on the lake and fish are easy to catch. I grow lots of figs, pluots, peaches,pears and a few others.

Citrus General Discussion / Question about The Gold series, Shasta......
« on: December 09, 2018, 03:33:14 PM »
There are 3 in this series, Shasta and two others. Plus Lee Nova. Do they all have different taste or are one better than...... Very curious since I have them all but no fruit yet. They are only 2years old. No good gauge.

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Is jeruk bali pomelo available in the U.S?
« on: November 15, 2018, 04:10:40 PM »
Some call it Shaddock, Pamplemousse, they are very large pomelo's.Be nice to get a tree or sionwood.

Citrus General Discussion / kumquat tree good for rootstock?
« on: October 17, 2018, 10:51:07 AM »
I am wondering of I could use it for lemons to graft to, have budwood Santa Teresa and Meyer available.

Citrus General Discussion / Best way to pollinate citrus in winter?
« on: September 05, 2018, 11:35:22 AM »
Currently my tree's are still outside, will bring them in around November. Indoors those tree's have a tendentshy to bloom heavy and  not set. Is there a way to improve?
Millet you gave me g3 a few years ago but forgot how to use it.BOB.

Citrus General Discussion / Size of a Cara Cara orange.?
« on: September 04, 2018, 01:00:57 PM »
Millet, do you grow a Cara Cara navel orange? I am growing two grafted trees and they both have one fruit each.  The size are greater than a good size grapefruit, is that possible?

Need to buy sionwood of Pineapple Pleasure, need just two sticks, Bob.

Citrus General Discussion / Valentine and Santa Teresa sions..
« on: June 24, 2018, 04:08:47 PM »
Millet your Valentine and Santa Teresa sions grafts are doing very good. They are growing in Rootmaker pots still but will be uppotted probably in late August and going in 15 gl containers. S/t has one fruit left and is getting large.
Btw Millet are you familiar with a orange with this name: Pineapple Orange. A close friend  of mine who live in Texas has a large tree but i do believe Texas is quarantine.

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Mango tree in Arkansas
« on: May 27, 2018, 11:12:14 AM »
Grew this seedling a few years ago from store bought mango's. Started to graft in March,not much luck, graft again beginning in May, bingo, 5 out of seven, not bad, starting. Thanks Squam 265 and Zands, for Sweet tart,Ice Cream,Harumanis.

Citrus General Discussion / rootmaker expendable containers
« on: May 26, 2018, 08:17:16 PM »
Because i have to bring my containers in and out fall and spring, would it be ok to grow my tree's in these containers and put these rootmakers inside a closely fit plastic container for better mobility, 20 gls sizes.

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Mango tree in Arkansas, possible?
« on: May 05, 2018, 09:11:33 PM »
I got my seedling mango tree finally finished, got sions from Zands and Squam. Can't wait to see a few jewels hanging.

Citrus General Discussion / From 6- 26 in 3 years!
« on: April 25, 2018, 04:35:24 PM »
It all started a few years ago when i got my first sionwood from a generous forum moderator by the name of Millet. Got two pieces of sionwood that made 4 tree's, then later i got more sionwood in exchange. I started with 6 tree's in total bought from Walmart, Harris, Lowe's and got seeds from Joe Real. Here are my new grafted tree's( partial group).

Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Minh sions to trade..
« on: March 10, 2018, 07:29:53 PM »
Have a Minh tree that needs to be prune shortly, like to trade sions of Atemoya or Cherimoya.

I have several remaining Flying Dragon rootstocks left, like to graft several varieties like Pomelo or mandarins onto them, will that work?

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