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Musa Banana " Kluai Leb Mu Nang " AA

For sale only EU Price: 65 + shipping around 20 express

Only one pup for sale, rare in Europe

Original plant I brought from Chumpon, Thailand

Flowers at 6 months and fruit is ready in 9-10 months, if light and temperatures +20C are maintained.
Very fragrant, tasty bananas.

This banana has been propagated by myself for over 6 years, so it has some cold adaptation.

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Nurseries in Canary
« on: February 09, 2022, 07:15:28 AM »
Does anyone know a good nursery in Tenderize where to find mango and avocado varieties?

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Lychee flowering
« on: June 26, 2021, 07:09:48 PM »
This is my first year I grow lychee.
I got the plants this spring with flowers on it and now it has several fruits growing. The temperature here got really tropical and humid and will stay like this for 3 months more.
The small tree is 1 ft started to have a new flush now and Ithough is going to put new leaves.  Instead new flowers are popping out.
This is a Wai Chi, supposed to to be of small size.

How many times lychee bloom during a year? 

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Citrus General Discussion / Satsuma flowering
« on: May 28, 2021, 06:53:08 AM »
Following few techniques and cultural practices I managed to induce a massive flowering this year on my small satsuma 'Okitsu' mandarin. I hope I will stop the fruit drop and have a  mandarin for every 4 leaves.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pqXJRYXjlRQ
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Tropical Fruit Discussion / New mango growth damage
« on: May 24, 2021, 06:43:20 PM »
I have a frozen mango that after 4 months started to flush out of dead.
Still new growth gets damaged like blacking.
Could this be from spidermites or a bacterial/fungal problem? I haven't figured out.


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Citrus General Discussion / Primo Fiore lemon
« on: May 15, 2021, 06:42:32 PM »
I found in a shop a couple of organic lemons packed with a small twig and a couple of leaves. I couldn't   missed it, so I graft it on citrumelo.

Lemons are juicy and acid, with a good balance. These are from Italy from La Costiera.
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Product description
Biological Primo Fiore lemon is a citrus fruit that has an elliptic form and middle sizes, it presents a light yellow peel very thin and a juice of high acidity.
Lemon Primo Fiore differs from the other citrus fruit for a very intense taste for the presence of high acidity in the pulp and for the abundant juice. The peel is light yellow color, of middle thickness, fine grained, while the maturation of the fruit begins at the end of October and is extended into the first days of April. It presents a middle-big size, it differs for the color, for the thin peel and for the high content of citric acid.






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Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / WTB Longan seeds
« on: April 14, 2021, 06:51:42 AM »
I am looking to buy fresh Longan seeds

(or small air-layered plants that can be shipped, in Europe)

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Citrus General Discussion / Interstock graft
« on: April 03, 2021, 05:39:47 AM »
Has anyone tried to graft a scion and an interstock in the same time to the rootstock? By that I mean 2 grafts.

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Heated GH vs LED room
« on: March 27, 2021, 03:57:25 PM »
Winter as finally gone a way, this was a long winter!

I am trying to make a energy calculation, cost efficiency simulation.

Small greenhouse let's say 3 m (9ft) by 5 m (15ft) heated during the winter or move the plants inside a building same area but with grow LEDs, heating the same temperature.

What is more cost effective?

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Citrus General Discussion / Amoa 8
« on: March 14, 2021, 01:12:12 PM »
Very dark red almost black. The juice stains the skin.
Taste is sweet with very little sourness. All that red juice is full of anthocyanins. I wonder how red my new faustrime hybrid will be.

Found one seed if anyone is interested.










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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Lychee dried during shipping
« on: March 10, 2021, 09:20:24 PM »
I am new at growing lychee.
I had a small plant sent to me that took 7 days in shopping.
Here was a sudden cold and snow coming.
I suspect the tree had been exposed to freezing temperatures during night travel by truck.

Any chance to re over? How ll





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Citrus Buy, Sell, & Trade / Scions
« on: March 05, 2021, 06:21:23 PM »
Looking for Washington navel, Fukumoto oranges and Thomasville scions.
I can trade back scions/seeds.

Only Europe.

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Temperate Fruit Buy, Sell, & Trade / PYRETHRUM: Tanacetum cinerariifolium
« on: February 22, 2021, 12:57:27 PM »
Looking for PYRETHRUM
Scientific Name: Tanacetum cinerariifolium

Live roots would be appreciated in Europe.
Seeds also but must be fresh

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Avocado graft
« on: February 22, 2021, 10:14:46 AM »
I have an avocado that started to bud out. Is it still possible to use these stems to graft on a seedling? Or is it to late?


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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Mango suddenly dried
« on: February 11, 2021, 05:32:11 AM »
One of my mangoes in pots has suddenly dried from top all way down. It was kept in cold but not freezing. Any change to recover it?


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Citrus General Discussion / Dried up suddenly
« on: January 06, 2021, 07:36:09 PM »
I have a kaffir lime around 5 years old in a 15 l pot,  around 1.2 m canopy.
I found it today dried up suddenly, few days ago it was okay.
It's in a cold room where my citrus stays dormant at around 4-8 C. Another similar kaffir does ok. So they did many of the previous years.
Rootstock is Ichang papeda, which is good rootstock for kf.
Last few days there was a lot of sunshine after a month without sun. Maybe this influenced.
It's intriguing to me what happened. The tree dried with the leaves not dropping but they just dried up all of them.
I cut back the tree and hope to recover it.  Though I don't give it many chances. Usually if there is a root problem the leaves start to yellow and drop. Any ideas?

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Citrus Buy, Sell, & Trade / Red fingerlime seeds
« on: December 17, 2020, 12:16:30 PM »
I have about 10-15 seeds of red fingerlime.
Those interested I give them for free only pay postage 2.5

For novice growers: bear in mind it might take up to 10 years to fruit. No idea if cross pollinated.

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Pinkerton avocado as rootstock
« on: November 23, 2020, 03:19:08 PM »
Has anyone tried to use Pinkerton avocado as a rootstock for Pinkerton scion?
Pinkerton is a small medium tree good for containers.
Most nurseries use maxican type resistant rootstock which are vigourous in growth and filling containers with roots fast.
Is this susceptible to root rot?

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Citrus General Discussion / Earthworms in pots
« on: November 20, 2020, 07:22:44 AM »
Any idea how to kill earthworms from pots?
I get this problem every fall they eat my humus rich potting mix. Their casting affect my soil making it heavy and waterlogged.
I know most of the people think they are good, yes they are in soil outside not in pots.

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Citrus Buy, Sell, & Trade / UK members future import restrictions from EU
« on: November 17, 2020, 05:34:25 PM »
Those from UK should hurry up to buy citrus trees from the rest of Europe as beginning from 2021 it would be very hard and expensive to get any plants from EU.

Exporting plants and plant products
From 1 January 2021, EU exports of plants, fruit and vegetables to Great Britain must comply with new Phytosanitary requirements, including phytosanitary certificates. If you export plants, fruit and vegetables to Great Britain, you should:

*check whether a phytosanitary certificate (PC) is required by contacting the plant health authority in your country or your local plant health inspector
*check if your plants require laboratory testing of samples to ensure they are free from pests and diseases or inspections during the growing season
*apply for a PC from the relevant National Plant Protection Organisation before export

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I will soon have for sale seeds of Shiikuwasha, Amoa 8, Yuzu, Keraji, Kaffir lime

Limited quantity.

Yuzu seeds 5 for 10 seeds. Shipping 2 worldwide.
For others please pm for price, only very few seeds.

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Fresh Passion incarnata 'Maypop' seeds

Good taste of banana, not acidic.



Collected 10 oct 2020, germination guaranteed.

10 seeds - 5
Shipping & paypal fee 2.5

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Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Bananas for sale (Europe only)
« on: May 30, 2020, 06:22:04 AM »
Bananas for sale:

Musa (AA) Dwarf Cavendish 25
Musa (ABB) 'Kluai Nam Wah' - original plant from Thailand/not from TC - 30
Musa (AA) 'Kluai Leb Mu Nang' - small, fragrant, best tasting banana - 50
Musa (ABB) 'Kluai Nom Mi' - Thai cooking banana/plantain - 60
Musa (ABB) "Dwarf Orinoco" - 45
Musa (AA) 'Kluai Khai' 'Egg banana' - 50
Musa (ABB) 'Silver Bluggoe'
Musa Basjoo - 20

ABB bananas are mostly hardy

Any other rare bananas on demand.

These are not from tissue culture, strong rhizome, and can survive shipping.

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Known Host Plants of Huanglongbing (HLB) and Asian Citrus Psyllid

https://www.fdacs.gov/content/download/24041/file/hostlist.pdf

Interesting facts, citrus not affected:
Citrus aurantium, Citrus medica, Citrus meyeri, Citrus unshiu

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Citrus General Discussion / SARS and citrus flavonoids
« on: March 24, 2020, 06:44:38 PM »
Maybe some of you are infected or are going to be infected. As for me for the time being I am only in quarantine so far for two weeks.
Besides a citrus grower I am a collector of rare medicinal plants mostly from traditional healers from Asia.

After reading some literature and my notes I will share with you a remedy that may or could potentially save your life.

The SARS-2 virus has two components:
1. Infection of the tissue which leads to pneumonia
2. An very strong inflammation of the lungs as a reaction of the immune system to the virus.
The later, inflammation mainly cause the death in previously sick people.

For those who are growing citrus there are two plants useful: kafir lime and yuzu leaves.
Kaffir lime leaves have been used in Thailand for their relief against flu and anti-inflammatory properties.
Some studies also place yuzu leaves with a strong antiviral properties against avian flu. A fresh leaves tea or soup can be made of the two.

One of the herbs that were used with success in Singapore during the SARS-1 especially by the Indian community in 2003 was a Ayurveda medicine: a mixture of turmeric, tusli and black pepper.
Fresh turmeric is well known antimicrobial/antiviral remedy in many scientific papers.
Tusli is a powerful adaptogen and antimicrobial herb.
Balck pepper increases bio-availability of turmeric.

Preparation:

Crush the Tulsi plant including roots and mix it with luke water. Add a spoon of fresh crushed turmeric and a quarter of teaspoon of fresh pepper powder. Then you heat the mixture on lowest setting with a glasses of water for a couple of minutes. You need to drink it twice a day before food to contain the virus.

Another mixture which I prefer is one spoon of fresh crushed turmeric, a quarter of teaspoon of fresh pepper powder and a spoon of fresh tusli leaves, all this mixed with a spoon of honey. Take this two times a day at the back of the tongues so the raisin of the turmeric sticks to the throat.

Note: I use for myself black turmeric which is several times more powerful than yellow cousin. However the yellow turmeric has the same properties. A soup of which contains good amounts of galangal is also helpful to fight inflammation.Also other wild related rhizomes have a powerful effect but you won't be able to find them, so I won't list them.

The Chinese govt also uses TCM as a complementary treatment. Each patient receives a brown soup once a day of Chinese medicinal plants.

Wish you all good health!

DISCLAIMER: THIS IS NOT A HEALTH ADVICE









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