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Garcinia hombroniana - question
« on: June 01, 2021, 01:52:51 AM »
Does anyone know for certain whether Garcinia hombroniana is synonymous with G. celebica? My research is inconclusive on this point.

And even if they are considered synonymous, are there any physiical differences because they are different regional races of the same species?

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Re: Garcinia hombroniana - question
« Reply #1 on: June 04, 2021, 11:11:26 PM »
Did some more research and eventually discovered that G. homborniana is a very frequent synonym (one of a number of synonyms) for the widespread species, G. celibica.

To get them started and established, I've put my several small seedlings of it into a couple of tall tree pots to accommodate what appears to be going to be a rather long taproot.

The only other thing that would be helpful to know is what the cold tolerance of this species might be.  Anyone on here have experience to know what kind of cold this species will tolerate?

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Re: Garcinia hombroniana - question
« Reply #2 on: June 05, 2021, 01:06:59 PM »
My small seedlings have taken 39 with no issue.
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Re: Garcinia hombroniana - question
« Reply #3 on: June 05, 2021, 02:49:23 PM »
Thanx Kuhyay,

Someone else wrote me off-list to say that his G. hombroniana (corr. G. celibica) had made it through 28F. in Texas.  But that plant was about three feet tall.  Some small twig die-back ocurred but larger stems on his plant are now pushing new growth.

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