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Citrus General Discussion / Re: Amoa 8
« on: January 31, 2023, 05:16:25 AM »
Amoa tastes good when red, or bright red, once turns dark red, it become tasteless or the taste is bad.

Citrus General Discussion / Re: Moro vs. Tarocco vs. Amoa 8 vs. Fragola
« on: January 21, 2023, 01:30:37 PM »
Thanks Radoslav, is the flavor intensity about the same?

Taste of Tarocco is more complex and, taste of Amoa degrades very quickly, so there is short time when taste is very good.

Citrus General Discussion / Re: Moro vs. Tarocco vs. Amoa 8 vs. Fragola
« on: January 21, 2023, 04:54:21 AM »
Tarocco on the left, Amoa on right. Red parts of both have raspberry flavour.

Citrus General Discussion / New names for italian clementine.
« on: January 14, 2023, 11:38:51 PM »
Italy is using new names for clementine cultivars, so called
"The Protected Geographical Indication (PGI)".

Clementine del Golfo di Taranto.
- for clementines produced around the Gulf of Taranto.
It includes cultivars Comune , Fedele, Precoce di Massacra (or Spinoso), Grosso Puglia, ISA, SRA 63, SRA 89.

Clementine di Calabria
- for clementines produced at Calabria region.
Cultivars old names: Spinoso, SRA 63, Comune, Hernandina, Fedele, Tardivo, Marisol and Nules.

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Top cacti fruit
« on: December 28, 2022, 08:10:16 AM »
Rare cacti profesional seller and collector from Czech republic said, that the best fruit he ever ate was from cipocereus minesis in Brazil.

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Cold hardy avocado, banana and mango
« on: December 03, 2022, 03:23:31 AM »
In my subtropical greenhouse avocado is ripe next year, so I think there is no chance to get fruits from tree, in area where is - 6C during winter, no matter how hardy is the tree itself.

Diospyros lotus is compatible with all astrigent D.kaki and with  non-astringent D.kaki -JIRO, but generally speaking D.lotus is incompatible with pcna type kaki. The incompatibility can be overcome by using an astringent type kaki as interstock.

Citrus General Discussion / Re: Pigmented hybrids from Italy.
« on: November 25, 2022, 04:02:30 PM »
Early Sicily looks very nice, congrats! You say it tastes like a very sweet orange. Is there also enough acidity or not?
Yes, it is sweet and acid at the same time.

Citrus General Discussion / Re: Pigmented hybrids from Italy.
« on: November 25, 2022, 02:30:10 PM »
Rodoslav, congratulations on the harvest. How does it taste? At what temperatures did it ripen?
Temperature around 10'C. Tastes like very sweet orange.

Citrus General Discussion / Re: Pigmented hybrids from Italy.
« on: November 24, 2022, 05:51:37 AM »
Early Sicily turned to nice red this year.

Citrus Buy, Sell, & Trade / Re: Looking for Japanese Acid Citrus [EU]
« on: October 30, 2022, 11:10:58 AM »
I used to have a kabosu plant from a seed that came from a fruit bought in France, but it died while I was on vacation a few years ago.

I still have a sudachi, also grown from seed at the same time, in 2015.

It has never fruited yet but it stays outside all winter here in Antwerp (in a rather sheltered location though). If you're interested I can send you cuttings (tell me how to do it thought because I've never sent live plants through the post) or you can drop by if you're ever close to Antwerp.

That's too bad. Adavo still has some small kabosu plants left, which I might buy.

I already have a sudachi, but I would love to get some budwood  :D

There was discussion at french
kabosu from Adavo may originated from Riera nursery and can contain tristeza.

Citrus Buy, Sell, & Trade / Re: Looking for Citrus haruka [EU]
« on: June 12, 2022, 12:54:09 AM »
Later this year, when twigs become stronger, I can send some budwood.

Citrus Buy, Sell, & Trade / Re: Looking for Citrus haruka [EU]
« on: June 11, 2022, 05:11:13 AM »
Group of 5 years old seedlings, seeds I got from member Pancrazio.

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Nam nam - Cynometra cauliflora
« on: April 22, 2022, 10:50:58 AM »
My more than 10 years old Nam Nam plant developed flowers for the first time. It sets flower buds several times in the past, but they dried off.
This can be the first time cynometra flowers in Slovakia at all.

Six, or seven years ago, I bought seeds from you (at least I think, that it was you, seller added some passiflora quadrangularis seeds for free). And now, I got first flowers on my Peluda de Alagoa plants.

Citrus General Discussion / Re: Sukari orange (sweet Egyptian orange)
« on: February 24, 2022, 02:36:03 PM »
I guess, that it is the same sort that is in Turkey called Sekeri, in Greece Sikeri, it means Sweet orange.

Citrus Buy, Sell, & Trade / Citrus volkameriana seeds for sale.
« on: January 31, 2022, 11:18:47 AM »
25 fresh seeds for 6 eur including shipping.
Ideal for rootstocks.

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Fruit id
« on: January 09, 2022, 08:01:12 AM »
Unknown fruiting plant,
fruit yellow when ripe, hairy, five seeds,
Looks like it forms male and female plants, on male plants flowers in clusters, but female plant able to form individual fruits without pollen from male plant, leaves with 3 leaflets, like pouteria which has 5.

Current fruit:

Leaf of piriforme.

Citrus General Discussion / Pomelo hybrid from Medici citrus collection
« on: January 01, 2022, 09:15:21 AM »
Finally ripe fruit of C. grandis x C. paradisi called “Piriforme”. Plant I bought from Tintori nursery years ago.
This pomelo hybrid belongs to the Medici citrus collection that was started by Cosimo I between 1554 and 1568 and reached its height under Cosimo III.
The fruit has thick rind that turns yellow when fully ripe. The thick pith is not edible and the flesh tastes like mix of pomelo and grapefruit, its a bit sour, but edible. Mostly for ornamental purpose.

For sale seeds from my living room's muricata.
20 seeds for 10 USD, including shipping worldwide.

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Soursop fruiting in living room.
« on: December 31, 2021, 10:04:48 AM »
This year showed me, how tricky the right time to harvest is. Right now, I collected my one and only fruit from my annona in living room and this time I collected it while still partly hard on touch.
And it was a mistake, pulp is not as tender as ussual, slightly sour and the taste is full of that bleach chlorine odour typical for muricata flowers.
But it looks like taste is improving while I let the harvested fruit rest in room for 24 hours.


My first bendizao crop, very early - end of october, sweet, easy to peel, few small seeds.

Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: No Annona Herzogii discussion?
« on: July 18, 2021, 08:17:06 AM »
It used to be rollinia herzogii, I think that no rollinia except deliciosa is worthy to grow for fruit.

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