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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Not Shan Eat Well yard tour 2021
« on: May 09, 2021, 11:57:00 AM »
Nice video's  Shane, I do'not remember seeing a pool?

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Loquat grafing on quince
« on: April 13, 2021, 11:51:11 AM »
I have never seen a dormant loquat they are evergreen, are you sure that is what you have?

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Graft sun protection?
« on: April 12, 2021, 11:16:53 AM »
Hi Brad, this is what I do but as the scions start growing I start to tear bag open more to allow scions to acclimate. From start I cut bags at short edges to reduce heat and white bags help.

WOW Scott that is a lot of grafts on one tree,

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Loquat grafing on quince
« on: April 12, 2021, 11:12:04 AM »
your rootstalk needs to be actively growing other than that any time is good to graft and any kind of graft will work, both of those are very easy to work with, working with those trees you can make specimen showoff cocktail fruit salad trees as you can have Loquat-Quince- Pear and Apple all on one tree, makes a very showy subject

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Borojo fruit
« on: April 11, 2021, 12:15:51 PM »
I know some people hav even growing it here in hawaii. Not me though...... I canít grow the seedlings for the life of me. 🤣
Do you know someone who would be willing to share seeds? I am searching for a friend.

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Borojo fruit
« on: April 09, 2021, 01:00:46 AM »
I know some people hav even growing it here in hawaii. Not me though...... I canít grow the seedlings for the life of me. 🤣
do you know what time of year it fruits ?

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Borojo fruit
« on: April 07, 2021, 01:04:29 PM »
is no one growing this tree in the U.S. ?

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: plant patent question
« on: April 06, 2021, 08:04:11 PM »
Bigger question is why do you want to patent it?
Hi Rob I do'not want to patent anything, I would just like to grow out a few seeds on one of my trees who's male parent is under patent and if I achieve what I hope I would like to document the results                                                                           Regards   Patrick

Tropical Fruit Discussion / plant patent question
« on: April 06, 2021, 12:52:00 PM »
Hi All have a question on plant patents, if I have a patented tree lets call it #1 and also a non-patented tree called #2 can I use the pollen from tree #1 to pollinate tree #2 and afterwards plant the seeds?

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Borojo fruit
« on: April 05, 2021, 10:28:58 PM »
Thank you Peter, I will fix that.

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Borojo fruit
« on: April 05, 2021, 11:01:55 AM »
Hi all, does anyone grow this fruit (Alibertia Patinio Borojoa Patinoi, borojo ) ? and does it have a shorter common name ?                   Regards    Patrick

electrical tape has 2 sides, try using it backwards and it will not stick to the tree but will stink to its self

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Surinam cherry 1 5/8
« on: April 02, 2021, 11:07:48 AM »
Very interesting size and named fruit, come on Patrick you can come up with a better name for sure!!
All kidding aside please do keep us informed when that baby fruits Shane!!
Hi Scott the others are named 1-2-3-4-5 , I am not really into the name naming thing , but I think the name "pork chop" would be a bit more fitting

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Surinam cherry 1 5/8
« on: April 02, 2021, 11:01:37 AM »
Will keep yíall posted. It actually could be the same as that thick leaf one. He can jump in and clarify.
[/qHi Shane , it probably is the same as Jim's thick leaf as I got seeds in a seed swap of 7 varieties all at the same time and from 6 different people I do have at least 4 or 5 very distinct looking/shaped leaves and some really great fruit

Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / papaya seed wanted
« on: March 19, 2021, 12:56:55 PM »
Hi All I recall there was a university in hawall that sold several types of papaya seed, can someone share the contact info. with me?

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Bill Whitman " Jaboticaba "
« on: February 21, 2021, 01:56:54 PM »
Hi all, does anyone have any info on a Jaboticabe that was developed by Bill back in his hay days and named after him ? I got a couple of scions today from some and he told it was called Bill Whitman and he got the tree 25 years ago

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: what can graft on cherry blossom rootstock?
« on: February 03, 2021, 11:02:05 AM »
Hi guys,

I moved in with cherry blossom.   it's not doing great. Last year, i grafted Ranier &  Utah Cherry.   They pushed out couple shots then die back.   anyone know what i can graft on or what rootstock do i have??

thanks Hi Tony what is cherry blossom tree ??? do you mean a ornamental cherry tree? would help if you could be a little more specific
tony    Patrick

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Birds
« on: February 03, 2021, 10:43:44 AM »
morning doves do not eat fruit,  are you that this is not just excess young fruit being aborted by the tree?

Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Re: Cot-N-Candy Aprium Cuttings
« on: January 26, 2021, 11:00:55 AM »
Wondering if these are still available as neither the facebook link nor the eBay link show anything.  I am also wondering if it is possible for them to root using rooting hormone as opposed to grafting since I have no Aprium rootstock.  I am having some luck rooting some mango cuttings as an experiment. I have not had any luck with them from cuttings although I only tried 1 time but they can be grafted to almost any stone fruit

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: What to plant in wet muck soil
« on: January 16, 2021, 01:38:01 PM »
something really different,  maybe dig it down in winter 1 foot or souse the soil as berm for trees and raise crawfish in the pond there  are a lot of good edible plants that grow in water or muck and you will never have to feed the crawfish

drying it always uses up a lot of fruit and uses no energy to store

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Which livestock for mango grove?
« on: January 16, 2021, 01:25:01 PM »
someone was just speaking of this in another group  saying no animals or fresh manure 120 days before harvest. he is a commercial berry grower and also teaches classes and consults on this , I can send contact info if wanted

Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / fresh seeds 4-sale
« on: November 27, 2020, 01:35:33 PM »
Macadamia nut "beaumont" $1.50 ea.-- white sapote "sue bella" $1.50 ea. -- malabar chestnut "glabra" $1.50 ea. allspice berries/seeds if you want the fresh berries to eat and then plant seed I can pick the same day I ship. shipping is extra

Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Re: Cuttings for Trade
« on: November 24, 2020, 11:23:37 PM »
Hi Mike I would like to trade with you, if you are still looking for  "Kahaluu Avocado" I would happily trade you for a apricot scion. if not I have a few other things also just let me know.      Regards   Patrick

Hi Nate nice photos, btw I would have never thought that you could grow papaya outside in your area, what variety is it?                               Regards    Patrick

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