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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Meli Kalima Pineapple
« on: February 28, 2024, 03:57:45 PM »
Is anyone growing the Meli Kalima pineapple from Frankies in Hawaii?

Does anyone have any Manoa Sweet acerola/Barbados cherry cuttings or plants for sale?

I am also interested in any other cultivars if they are better than Manoa Sweet.



Citrus General Discussion / Best Potting Soil
« on: February 13, 2024, 01:31:33 PM »
What is the best potting soil for a key lime tree? The tree will be kept in a pot with no plans on planting in the ground. It is currently in a 5" by 5" by 12" tree pot.


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Here is a link to a live presentation that is about to start regarding vanilla breeding in Florida.

Speaker is Dr. Alan Chambers

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Forum Banner Image
« on: February 11, 2021, 02:09:16 PM »
Is the image on the top of the forum saying Tropical Fruit Forum not displaying for everyone else also?

A few forum members have messaged me regarding their posts and messages from the 9th being missing.

I was told that was caused by GoDaddy moving our hosting. The move took about a day, so everything that was posted after the move started was not transferred when the move was completed.

I don't think there was a way around that issue.

I just wanted to let everyone know about the issue so no one would think that we intentionally deleted their posts and messages from that day.

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Two new types of spam in the forum
« on: October 18, 2020, 12:17:04 PM »
I have noticed two new types of spam in the forum that are more covert that the spam we used to receive.

The first type is much more subtle and appears to be written by bots. They make a new account and post a reply to a very old post. The reply doesn't usually make much sense but it sometimes related to the topic. Look at the last post in this thread to see an example:

The second type is much less subtle and I think it is much worse in the long run. An inactive users account was compromised and most of his posts were replaced with a link.;area=showposts;u=722

If anyone notices either of these two types of posts, please report it.


I've been waiting for this for almost 7 years now ( and they are finally available!

They decided to go with the name Pinkglow which I think sounds better than the previous name, Rose.

East Coast purchase link:

West Coast purchase link:

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Berry jackfruit seedling fruit
« on: August 14, 2020, 10:45:15 AM »
I let one of my Berry seedling fruit get too ripe on the tree and this was the result:

I have a bunch of seeds from a Berry jackfruit seedling available. I cleaned the fruit yesterday.

If anyone wants, respond in this post and send me a PM.

Edit: Iím out of seeds.

Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Wanted: Phyllanthus acidus tree
« on: November 09, 2019, 07:13:59 PM »
Does anyone know where I can buy a grafted or air layered Phyllanthus acidus tree? Thanks!

I have two fresh mamey seeds. If anyone is interested let me know and I can mail it out to you today. US only. Just pay for shipping.

Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Wanted: Soursop seedlings
« on: April 26, 2019, 04:42:57 PM »
I am looking for some soursop seedlings to use as rootstock for grafting. If anyone has any available, please let me know.


Tropical Fruit Discussion / USDA Permit Question
« on: April 18, 2019, 01:26:16 PM »
I am in the process of renewing my USDA permit for the importation of plant material (not small lot of seed), and they now want me to list every scientific name that I may be importing. In the past I was able to have a blanket permit for all admissible nursery stock.

Has anyone else had this issue?

Here is the message the USDA sent me:

"Your application cannot be processed as presented. Applications require scientific names of the material intended to import. "Admissible nursery stock of seed and other plant material not subject to postentry quarantine or prohibited from various approved countries in accordance with 7 CFR 319.37" is not an acceptable scientific name."

Does anyone have any seeds or scions of high quality soursop cultivars or know anyone sources for them? Thanks!

Where can I buy cherimoya fruit online that will ship to Florida? If I could get Pierce cherimoya that would be ideal.

I am giving away one $20 gift certificate to anyone on the forum who has never been to Tropical Acres Farms before. The gift certificate is good only for local pickup of the mangos not for shipping. It also expires this mango season so you will need to use it very soon as mango season is almost over.

Post here and I will select a winner on Wednesday.

Edit: I just spoke to the owner of Tropical Acres Farms, forum user Squam256, and he told me that they are currently only open by appointment only on weekday afternoons.

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