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Which garcinias are cold hardiest?
« on: May 14, 2020, 12:19:22 PM »
Plan on attempting to grow them in Santa Barbara area. From my research online it seems like lemon drop mangosteen is the hardiest, followed by achacha and Luc's garcinia?

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Re: Which garcinias are cold hardiest?
« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2020, 02:16:58 PM »
I've found Mexican Garcinia to be the hardiest in Northern California, in locations with no frost but generally cold winters.  Achachairus handled cold weather ok but would get yellow and decline whereas Mexican Garcinia seemed to be completely unaffected by cold weather (and also unaffected by dry spells).


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Re: Which garcinias are cold hardiest?
« Reply #3 on: May 14, 2020, 06:02:59 PM »
I should add -- the Asian Garcinias, like seashore mangosteen, were very cold sensitive for me in the East Bay.

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Re: Which garcinias are cold hardiest?
« Reply #4 on: May 14, 2020, 07:02:41 PM »
Luc's seem more cold hardy that achacha. 
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Re: Which garcinias are cold hardiest?
« Reply #5 on: May 14, 2020, 07:18:41 PM »
I was told about another distribution area for Mexican Garcinia, I was surprised as that area is over a thousands meters above sea level, being that case temperature should drop considerably there in winter.
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