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black eugenia uniflora fruiting now
« on: November 13, 2016, 12:56:10 PM »
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W-QrubeK40c&feature=youtu.be

how should I do for this video to display here at the forum?

Today I tasted a properly ripen one, normal size -bigger than those- and it was incredibly good! red juicy pulp, very sweet and acid, one of my favourite fruits ever!



better photos and video, here:

http://www.huertasurbanas.com/2016/11/13/pitanga-negra-fructificando-ahora/

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Re: black eugenia uniflora fruiting now
« Reply #1 on: November 15, 2016, 09:12:37 AM »
Congratulations!
How old is your tree?
Is it grown from seed?
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Re: black eugenia uniflora fruiting now
« Reply #3 on: November 17, 2016, 07:53:29 AM »
8 years?
Oh my God, mine is just a 2 years old little bush so it means i still have to wait several years to eat something  ;D
I think it's not the first year it's fruiting right? when did it happen first time?
Thanks again for useful information!
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Re: black eugenia uniflora fruiting now
« Reply #4 on: November 17, 2016, 03:14:08 PM »
8 years?
Oh my God, mine is just a 2 years old little bush so it means i still have to wait several years to eat something  ;D
I think it's not the first year it's fruiting right? when did it happen first time?
Thanks again for useful information!

No no, ours fruited at 4 or 5 years old, but too shy bearer those times, now fruited much more and I think the next year will be wonderful!

todays harvest:










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Re: black eugenia uniflora fruiting now
« Reply #5 on: November 17, 2016, 07:05:48 PM »
Does it need to reach a specific size to fruit? Mine are 5 years old in milk jugs and about 2.5 feet tall and many leaves and branches, but no flowers.

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Re: black eugenia uniflora fruiting now
« Reply #6 on: November 18, 2016, 08:20:18 AM »
8 years?
Oh my God, mine is just a 2 years old little bush so it means i still have to wait several years to eat something  ;D
I think it's not the first year it's fruiting right? when did it happen first time?
Thanks again for useful information!

No no, ours fruited at 4 or 5 years old, but too shy bearer those times, now fruited much more and I think the next year will be wonderful!

todays harvest:











WOW I was drooling as I watched your pictures  :P
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Re: black eugenia uniflora fruiting now
« Reply #7 on: November 18, 2016, 08:22:31 AM »
This is my little baby, it's growing VERY slowly...



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Re: black eugenia uniflora fruiting now
« Reply #8 on: November 18, 2016, 10:32:08 PM »
This is my little baby, it's growing VERY slowly...




But it looks very good, Lory. Maybe you should fertilize it.

"Does it need to reach a specific size to fruit? Mine are 5 years old in milk jugs and about 2.5 feet tall and many leaves and branches, but no flowers."

Maybe you should fertilize more, but this is normal, 5 years or more to fruit is ok.

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Re: black eugenia uniflora fruiting now
« Reply #9 on: November 19, 2016, 09:33:10 AM »
Thanks!
Actually you're right, i tend to be quite scarce in terms of fertilizing.
Tomorrow I will do it  :)
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Re: black eugenia uniflora fruiting now
« Reply #10 on: November 19, 2016, 09:43:48 AM »
That is some beautiful fruit, congrats!
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Re: black eugenia uniflora fruiting now
« Reply #11 on: November 20, 2016, 03:58:44 PM »
I have had flowers on a Uniflora in 12 months but if you look after them properly you will get them fruiting around 2-3yrs

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Re: black eugenia uniflora fruiting now
« Reply #12 on: November 21, 2016, 06:03:58 AM »
Wow 21 months Don? that was pretty fast! how did you did it?

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Re: black eugenia uniflora fruiting now
« Reply #13 on: November 21, 2016, 07:44:23 AM »
Had first flowers in a year from one, I don't know how because it was neglected. Just lucky I guess though my others fruited around the two to three year mark.

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Re: black eugenia uniflora fruiting now
« Reply #14 on: November 21, 2016, 12:21:04 PM »
Maybe in fact it was because it was neglected: I have had some trees that felt they were going to die so they flowered to spread the species...

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Re: black eugenia uniflora fruiting now
« Reply #15 on: November 21, 2016, 07:19:53 PM »
About 2 or 3 years ago, I also had one that has flowered with little more than one year old, and it was in a 10cm pot, and no more than 40cm tal, maybe the possibility of dying, triggers the flowering proccess...
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