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Garcinia- Shoud they stay or should they go?
« on: July 22, 2022, 01:17:09 PM »
Just pondering what to do with my Garcinia trees before the move-

On the one hand they probably will like the humidity of Houston much more than dry Bay area- On the other I wont be able to keep an eye on them in Houston

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Re: Garcinia- Shoud they stay or should they go?
« Reply #1 on: July 22, 2022, 01:27:53 PM »
Send the best ones to me! =)

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Re: Garcinia- Shoud they stay or should they go?
« Reply #2 on: July 22, 2022, 01:35:24 PM »
What would be worse extreme heat or freezing cold? If they are in a pot you'd just have to put them in a shelter on those extreme weather days. Would just have to stay on top of the forecast, maybe set an alert using a weather app on your phone. I do that for my potted plants that I put out in early spring, I get an alert if the temperature will drop below 40.

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Re: Garcinia- Shoud they stay or should they go?
« Reply #3 on: July 22, 2022, 01:41:23 PM »
they are all in pots currently-

the species I have are here

G. acuminata
G. brasiliensis
G. celebica
G. humilis
G. indica
G. kola
G. sp. "Lindero"
G. livingstonei
G. macrophylla
G. mangostana
G. sp. "Mandrono"
G. vleerackeii
R. aristata
R. sp. - this is the unlabeled one from Fruit and Spice Park in Miami if anyone wants to go snip

They are in a pretty sheltered spot of my yard, and I can set up autowatering- but I will be moving across state lines so popping back to move the pots is a non-option

You can maybe have some roblack haha

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Re: Garcinia- Shoud they stay or should they go?
« Reply #4 on: July 22, 2022, 02:15:21 PM »
Not really knowing what a garcinia tree is.  Is it a mangosteen ?
I am in Houston.
Praying you have a good move.  If you have mangosteen, I could not grow them here.
We finally parted.
I do have lots of fruit trees.
Apples, certain varieties, do well here and don't freeze.
We are hot, hot, hot.
Lots of oranges, lemons and kumquats. 
Don't think you can find kumquats anymore. 
Have to try my hand sometime with cloning
Just too hot now.  Carol

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Re: Garcinia- Shoud they stay or should they go?
« Reply #5 on: July 23, 2022, 02:06:56 AM »
Not really knowing what a garcinia tree is.  Is it a mangosteen ?
I am in Houston.
Praying you have a good move.  If you have mangosteen, I could not grow them here.
We finally parted.
I do have lots of fruit trees.
Apples, certain varieties, do well here and don't freeze.
We are hot, hot, hot.
Lots of oranges, lemons and kumquats. 
Don't think you can find kumquats anymore. 
Have to try my hand sometime with cloning
Just too hot now.  Carol
You can still find kumquat and this fall there will be more in stock. The big freeze plus power outages killed a bunch of stock plus there was an influx of supply. If you want some now call Arbor Gate and Nature's Grower Nursery. Both had Meiwa last I saw.

What was your experience with mangosteen? Did they not flower?

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Re: Garcinia- Shoud they stay or should they go?
« Reply #6 on: July 24, 2022, 12:05:52 PM »
Garciniaís hate Northern California. It sounds like extra work to try and bring them and baby them to keep them alive.

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Re: Garcinia- Shoud they stay or should they go?
« Reply #7 on: July 24, 2022, 04:35:44 PM »
Garciniaís hate Northern California. It sounds like extra work to try and bring them and baby them to keep them alive.
This is the comment I was looking for, Thanks Jonah

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Re: Garcinia- Shoud they stay or should they go?
« Reply #8 on: July 25, 2022, 01:12:11 AM »
I guess it depends on for how long of a period of time you will be gone. If you will only be gone for a week or less at a time I think it is doable. If you will be gone for weeks at a time then that will really be hard to manage. Good luck. If you decide to sell them please send me a PM. I am interested in some of those varieties.

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Re: Garcinia- Shoud they stay or should they go?
« Reply #9 on: July 25, 2022, 06:08:27 AM »
If you want I could "plant sit" for you. I'll just put them with our other potted plants. When you come back pick them up. D

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Re: Garcinia- Shoud they stay or should they go?
« Reply #10 on: July 28, 2022, 01:00:46 PM »
Thanks D!

You're the man as always-

I'll consider taking you up on that.

While we are on the subject- I assume the same would be true for Theobroma and Cola spp. Jonah?

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Re: Garcinia- Shoud they stay or should they go?
« Reply #11 on: July 28, 2022, 09:07:26 PM »
Should I Stay or Should I Go (Remastered)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wjZMcWaniA4



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Re: Garcinia- Shoud they stay or should they go?
« Reply #12 on: July 29, 2022, 12:41:00 PM »
Hey can you send a pic of your garcinia brasiliensis? Iím having a hard time identifying what kind of plant I have.

Thanks.

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Re: Garcinia- Shoud they stay or should they go?
« Reply #13 on: July 30, 2022, 08:13:23 AM »
Whatever you need. I got you.

 

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