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Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Cempedak seed
« on: August 06, 2023, 12:58:16 PM »
Small yellow fleshed variety. Possibly a hybrid. Have 20+ seeds will sell for $20 plus $10 for shipping.

Was thinking $20 per slip plus shipping. If there is an interest please send me a pm and I will get back to you shortly. Thanks

Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Cempedak seed
« on: June 17, 2023, 03:20:07 PM »
$20 for 10 seeds plus $10 for shipping

Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Abiu seeds
« on: June 07, 2023, 10:30:39 PM »
Abiu seed 10 for $30 plus shipping

$2/seed on pulasan,
-white sapote
$1/seed black sapote

monthong durian seed 5 for $20

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Fruit haul in Da Nang
« on: March 21, 2023, 12:22:38 AM »
The maprang are extremely good. Exceeded my expectations. The mangoes on the bottom left have the thinnest seed Iíve ever encountered and the taste is phenomenal. Now I know why they were pricier than all the other varieties. The mangosteens were pricy at about $8 per kg. The longans are just ok. Still not sure if any of these are Cat chu mangoes. They all seem different than what we know as Cac. Sugar apple 8/10. very content with what Iím finding here in Da Nang

Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Paw paw seeds
« on: September 19, 2022, 10:35:05 AM »
Selling these for $1 per seed , minimum of 20 plus shipping. Shipping is $2-12 in the states depending on if itís shipped priority or not.

Varieties available are Shenandoah, Susquehanna and a wild type. Shenandoah has a mild, sweet, with a custard-like texture. Also have some Susquehanna, which have a stronger flavor and the flesh is more yellow. The wild types vary in quality but can be really good.

Hereís info on how to germinate paw paw-

Tropical Fruit Discussion / More pictures from Colombia
« on: February 09, 2022, 07:14:10 PM »

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Mango in Colombia
« on: December 10, 2021, 12:19:11 PM »
2nd time here I am happy with the quality of mango I find at less than $1 for kilo

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Fruits in Medellin Colombia
« on: January 30, 2021, 10:23:30 PM »
Lots of mango. Durian sized soursops and the grandillas are sweeter than the ones I had in HI

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Persimmon question
« on: January 20, 2020, 06:17:29 PM »
I was told one can freeze hachiya (astringent) persimmons and when they thaw they wonít be astringent anymore. Is this true?

Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Mexicola avocado seeds
« on: December 12, 2019, 10:55:09 AM »
mexicola avocado's are cold hardy up to 18 F (so they say) , they are delicious, very thin skin. $3 per seed plus shipping. minimum of 10 seeds per order. I don't have coco for shipping, will ship in damp paper towel.

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Is it still durian season in Thailand
« on: July 26, 2019, 03:32:40 PM »
Anyone know ?

Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Inga / ice cream bean
« on: July 11, 2019, 02:14:00 PM »
20 seeds for $20 plus shipping. From big island Hawaii

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Another rewarding Borneo fruit trip
« on: December 12, 2018, 01:17:10 PM »
Still here hunting for kutejensis. Bummed the Kesusu were not ripe , but still have seen and eaten some great fruits, my second time to Borneo. Thanks to frank Sekiya in 2003 for inspiring me to come here/ only in recent years did I make it a reality. These new tropical fruit lover elitists like the Ďfit shortie eatsí people act like itís something new that Borneo is a hot spot for rare tropical fruits when really people like Frankie were coming here decades ago to gather seeds and budwood to bring back to Hawaii. Anyways , Iím surely hooked and will be back for round 3, Kalimantan edition maybe next time

Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Looking for cherimoyas
« on: November 21, 2018, 10:25:14 AM »
fruits in socal, LA or San Diego area, thank you

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Trip to Borneo was a success
« on: January 26, 2018, 02:03:18 AM »
I will say musang king in Kuala Lumpur was some of th best fruit tasting of the whole
Trip. I spent 6 weeks traveling around with my gf who is also into fruits. Anyways, back to musang king. Is it really worth the price ? (Of around $12 per kilo). The answer is yes but the price is definitely high. For me, I really like arancillo in Davao and the taste is similar to musang king , bitter sweet, creamy texture. And price in peak season is only a dollar or 2 per kilo there for the best quality arancillo

We sent seeds back to Hawaii of Durio gravoelns (3 types/ orange , red and even one that was orange and yellow, , graveolens x zibethinus hybrids (2 types, one red and one orange), Durio oxylenaus , couple types of cempedak and, many dabai seed which were  my favorite new fruit for me. Some of the cempedak we ate were very rich tasting, making even a Marang seem not as flavorful, and a jackfruit boring. the cempedak would give off strong hints of butterscotch and caramel , leaving my mouth feeling coated in sugar. Many of these seed will be going into the ground soon at a friends piece of land on the hamakua coast on big island.

I recommend Borneo to any exotic fruit lover and I plant to go back again at some point to eat Durio kutejensis which we didnít get to try on this trip. Also dabai is a really amazing fruit which I can easily eat a pound or two everyday if they are available. Yet, when it comes to getting to feast on unlimited good quality durian Davao still is top for me

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Fruit ID in San Diego
« on: January 18, 2018, 03:34:47 PM »
Had someone suggest itís likely a strawberry guava with the fruits dried out but the gf swears itís not and says itís like a tropical blueberry ? Anyone have any ideas

Miri is a fruit mecca


Tropical Fruit Discussion / Mango ID
« on: December 26, 2017, 08:21:49 PM »
Found this sweet mango in a super market about a week ago in Jakarta. I believe. Gedong gincu Is not the name of the variety but describes it having a bright flesh, as it did. My best guess would be Alphonso. Anyone like to guess?

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Xmas fruit stash
« on: December 24, 2017, 02:20:48 AM »
Feel free to share if you have a fruit stash for this holiday. We are visiting in Miri now and eating cempedak, Marang, garcinia forbesii, Durio graveolens, papaya , dragonfruit, mangosteen, rambutan and lanzones/langsats

Durio dulcis, some Durio oxyleanus and Durio graveolens but limited ,may be other Durios soon, $5 per seed

Cempedak, Marang, $2 per seed , salak, dabai, engkala $3 per seed

Hunting for kubal, may have soon..feel free to Pm and ask about others that may be available but not listed Minimum of $20 order plus shipping

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Wani- mangifera caesia- who has tried it ?
« on: October 24, 2017, 11:11:02 AM »
Planning on going to Bali this January in search of the Wani "white mango"... have read before January is the season. Can anyone confirm or have recommendations where to go exactly to try this fruit? Also curious if it can be found in Medan or only Bali?

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Pink skin atemoya
« on: August 19, 2017, 06:05:20 PM »
Anyone know what variety it may be ?

Durian seed from choice seedling trees on big island Hawaii  2.50 each

Limited lisa atemoya seed available. $2 each

Rollinia - 1.50

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