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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Garcinia ID. Forbessii or parvifolia?
« on: June 12, 2021, 08:10:25 AM »
The seeds were sold to me by a forum member as G. forbesii. If somebody has a G.forbesii plant, I would be grateful for a photo of the plant showing leaves.

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Garcinia ID. Forbessii or parvifolia?
« on: June 08, 2021, 05:50:30 AM »



G.forbesii new flush looks like this.

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I have a single tree and is fruiting.

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: is this a Eugenia?
« on: April 11, 2021, 11:23:04 PM »
The berries are sweet and edible, but not much to eat. We grow this to attract and feed birds!

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Rose apple and wax Jambu questions
« on: March 06, 2021, 01:21:20 AM »
I have airlayered Rose apple with 75% to 80% success rate and they have fruited in 3 to 4 yrs. I used a rooting powder.

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Syzygium aromaticum
« on: February 19, 2021, 09:17:55 PM »
This is not Clove, it is Allspice!!

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White.

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Looking for ID
« on: February 12, 2021, 11:44:46 AM »
It is called 'Psidium guajava cv. Jose Jimenez'.

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Looking for ID
« on: February 11, 2021, 08:08:18 AM »




Here it is called 'Spring Guava'. I dont know the scientific name.

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: What tree is this?
« on: February 09, 2021, 10:38:11 PM »
Yes, looks like Pongamea glabra.

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Fugang jaboticaba
« on: February 07, 2021, 09:34:44 AM »
Bump

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Fugang jaboticaba
« on: February 02, 2021, 09:39:26 PM »
What is this 'Fugang' jaboticaba I keep hearing about?

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Marcotting in tandem
« on: November 16, 2020, 07:26:05 AM »
There are leaves above the first marcot. Wont that help? Or can I marcot above the rooted portion? I am thinking that if I have two sets of roots one above the other, the plant will be better anchored. The mother plant which is a marcotted one tilts every time there is rain with heavy winds.

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Marcotting in tandem
« on: November 15, 2020, 11:21:48 PM »



This is one lemon tree I have marcotted. Now I am thinking, is it possible to form another set of roots a foot down? Does anyone have any experience doing this. This tree gives me lemon 365 days in a year.

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Rambutan seedlings VS Marcots
« on: November 01, 2020, 02:14:53 AM »
Thank you everyone for giving me a positive outlook about marcotting rambutan. I am going to try my level best marcotting my tree.

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Rambutan seedlings VS Marcots
« on: October 31, 2020, 06:07:12 AM »
How difficult is it to marcot rambutan? I have a very good quality fruit rambutan tree and I would like to have a few more of the same. My efforts at grafting have all been failures and now I am thinking of marcoting. Any help would be greatly appreciated .

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: white sapote bark split in half
« on: October 15, 2020, 08:23:14 AM »
Wrap the split tightly with some grafting tape, as you would doing a cleft graft. The split will heal in a couple of months. After a month check  if the taping is too tight. If too tight, remove the tape and retape so that the pressure is released.

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C X 9/5 plus 32 = F.

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#1 looks like a Garcinia, maybe Bacupari.

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Depends on which Coffee; Robusta ripens all at the same time while Arabica ripens one berry at a time. Harvest the ripe, red berries and put then in the Sun to dry. Once they make a rustling sound when when handled, they have to be hulled to get the beans out. A food processor used at low speed can do it. Separate the husk from the beans.

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Yellow jaboticaba/Cabeludinha flowers
« on: September 02, 2020, 12:03:22 AM »
Thank you so much, Adam. What is the ideal pH for them?

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Yellow jaboticaba/Cabeludinha flowers
« on: September 01, 2020, 07:45:21 AM »
I have two yellow jaboticaba plants in pots which are about 3 years old and over 6 feet tall. They put out flower buds about 6 weeks ago. Even though the buds have swelled, they have not opened. Is this normal or is there something that can be done?

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Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Re: USPS delaying packages
« on: August 22, 2020, 01:01:04 AM »
I have a seed packet from Raul arrive in North Houston on 26 th July and still sitting there!

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Buying online with temp credit card
« on: August 18, 2020, 12:19:55 AM »
While in US, I buy two Gift cards($50 or $100 or more) depending on how much I want to purchase online, one for Paypal alone and another for every thing else. the Gift cards take only one service charge of $3 to $5 depending on the Card. Yr address and pin are entered when you register the card.

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