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Mike T

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impatient jaboticabas
« on: November 02, 2013, 04:07:15 AM »



With a spring shower several days ago and another wet evening a couple of nights ago (after 6 consecutive drier than normal months) my jaboticabas have sprung into action. The above M.spirito santensis dropped all it leaves,flowered profusely and grew new leaves in days.Here is a wider view below.



The sabaras just keep pumping out new flower flushes even before the previous fruit have fallen.They dropped most of their leaves also and sprouted leaves all over in days.






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Re: impatient jaboticabas
« Reply #1 on: November 02, 2013, 11:11:15 AM »
Wow Mike, those are gorgeous trees, cant wait to see them loaded with fruits!

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Re: impatient jaboticabas
« Reply #2 on: November 02, 2013, 01:04:17 PM »
They look great, you still haven't found a use for all the fruits yet?
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Re: impatient jaboticabas
« Reply #3 on: November 02, 2013, 02:20:39 PM »
Congratulations! I envy you

How old are these trees?

Dont you water them?

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Re: impatient jaboticabas
« Reply #4 on: November 02, 2013, 03:59:07 PM »
I do not water the trees.The 2 sabaras are around 10 and 8 years old and the fuzzy jaboticaba would be around 6 years old now. Tim I mostly feed them to visitors. The sabaras will no doubt have a big crop in the wet season around February after this lot finished. I have new 5 species of jaboticaba seedlings to plant in the wet season if I find room and a couple of species I will give away like camu camu.

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Re: impatient jaboticabas
« Reply #5 on: November 02, 2013, 07:53:21 PM »
Very cool!  Jabo is on my must have list... several new seedlings moving along now - thanks to generous forum members here.  Your photos provide plenty of inspiration to keep at it - I plan to use them as specimen trees in our landscape plan.

 

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