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Hey all,

I bunch of fig trees for sale and free topical fruit trees available for local pickup in San Diego, CA. Message me if you are interested!

1x Black Plate, Hungarian heirloom - 20 gallon - $100
1x Golden rainbow - 10 gallon - $50
1x Smith - 10 gallon - $50
1x Col de Dama rimada - rooted cutting - $25
2x unknown pastillerie - rooted cutting - free
1x Cravens Craving - 20 gallon - $150


2x Pacay, ice cream bean, inga feiullei - 3 gallon - free
1x Gem avocado, 5 gallon - $25
Many sweet tart, lemon zest, fruit punch mangos - 3 gallon - $45 each.
3x cherimoya - dr white seedling - 5 gallon - free
2x black Sapote seedling - 1/2 gallon - free
2x Vernon white Sapote seedling - 1/2 gallon - free


Looking to purchase PPK, Coconut Cream, and Piña Colada seeds. PM me with your price!

Wtb coconut cream, m-4, or sugarloaf mango seeds. Shoot me a PM with your price, I am highly motivated!

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Variation of Lucs Garcinia
« on: June 14, 2021, 08:25:22 PM »
I have admittedly limited experience with this garcinia. However I have noticed that among my trees there is a good deal of variation. Some trees have long pointed leaves, while others have wider more squat shapes. Additionally, new foliage varies from light pink to a rich red. All of these trees have been grown from seeds provided by Raul and Luc.

Has anyone else noticed this variation? How does this correspond to variation in fruit?

Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / ISO: Mango Seeds
« on: June 09, 2021, 04:36:35 PM »
Hi All,

I’m on the hunt for some quality polyembrionic mango seeds (or small seedlings) to start out my new orchard. I’m looking for the following:

  • E4 Sugar Loaf
  • Lemon Zest
  • Coconut Cream
  • Piña Colada
  • CAC
  • M4

Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / ISO: Fruiting achachairu scions
« on: May 01, 2021, 10:54:52 AM »

I’m hoping to purchase some achachairu scions from mature fruiting trees.


Tropical Fruit Discussion / Plinia ID
« on: April 12, 2021, 11:39:17 AM »
Hey all,

I’ve been growing out this plinia that I received as an unknown seedling. Anyone have thoughts on what it could be?

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Growing Mangosteen in greenhouse in SoCal
« on: April 04, 2021, 03:48:52 PM »
For the past few years I've flirted with the idea of trying to fruit G. Mangostana in-ground here in San Diego 10a. (Vista/Bonsall area). While all my other garcinias have done well unprotected, I think it would be exceedingly difficult, if not impossible, to achieve the right conditions over the necessary 20-year period outdoors for mangosteen.

Here are the challenges I see:
  • They need major cold protection. We get rare overnight colds snaps that dip as low as 30F, with average lows in the low 40Fs.
  • They need heat protection. We get occasional heat waves that go as high as 107F, with average highs in the 80Fs/90Fs.
  • They need humidity control. We get annual Santa Ana winds that drop RH below 10%.

Luckily, we are planning to install a large permanent greenhouse on our new property where, given the right systems, I hope we should be able to mitigate the worst of our climate's limitations for this ultra tropical white elephant.

Am I considering the right constraints? If so, does anyone have experience creating this type of environment in a greenhouse in SoCal? Specifically:
  • Heating system to maintain winter lows above 55F
  • Cooling system to limit summer highs to 90F
  • Humidity control system maintain keep an average RH of ~80%

Some specifics about the property where greenhouse will be located:
  • Zone 10a, sunset 23
  • Mostly E aspect, with some NW
  • Gently sloping, downhill. Neighbors with same topography report light frost every 6 years or so.
  • Well draining, fine sandy loam, neutral ph
  • Gets cool daily breeze from the Pacific Ocean through the San Luis Rey River basin.

Tropical Fruit Discussion / PMs not being delivered
« on: April 02, 2021, 11:02:12 AM »
I have now experienced several instances of PMs not being delivered by the forum. On each occasion I sent a PM to different users, who, upon follow up, each reported they never received the first.

Is anyone else experiencing something similar?

Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Ong seedless lychees
« on: January 05, 2021, 12:02:01 PM »
Does anyone know anything about this variety? I asked Quang and he said these came from his farm in Fallbrook. He mentioned they have mostly no seeds, with size similar to emperor. He said the flavor was "very sweet and complex".

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Guangdong Lychee Varieties
« on: December 06, 2020, 11:47:52 AM »
We all know about No Mai Tsze (糯米糍)but has anyone sampled/grown the other popular varieties from Guangdong/Fujian?

  • Gui Wei(桂味)- Supposedly has floral osmanthus and cinnamon notes. Superior to No Mai Tsze1
  • Xian Jin Feng (仙进奉) - Almost twice as large as top-tier Guangdong varieties2 with excellent flavor
  • Gua Liu (挂绿)- “Hanging green” Incredibly rare, reported to be the best tasting, some fruit recently sold at auction for $85,000!!3


Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / ISO: Inga Cinnammomea, seeds or plant
« on: November 29, 2020, 11:53:25 PM »
Looking for cinnamon flavored ice cream bean - Inga Cinnammomea

Does anyone have seeds or a small starter plant for sale?

Thank you!

Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / ISO: Fresh Mangos
« on: July 19, 2020, 09:02:45 PM »
Looking to try some of the following varieties

* sweet tart
* lemon zest
* coconut cream
* fruit punch
* etc

Edit: Title

Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / WTB: Achachairu tree
« on: June 08, 2020, 01:06:00 AM »

I am looking to purchase an achachairu tree, preferably of fruiting age.


Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Wanted: Passiflora Ligularis vine
« on: April 16, 2020, 07:54:35 PM »
I'm looking for an established Passiflora Ligularis vine in the San Diego area. I know that exotica has some seedlings but I'm hoping for something a bit more mature.


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