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PitangatubaMoray

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Garcinias that are good choices for pots
« on: November 24, 2020, 02:52:45 PM »
Any Garcinia that does well in pots?

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Re: Garcinias that are good choices for pots
« Reply #1 on: November 24, 2020, 07:14:36 PM »
Lemon drop for sure.  I have seen a fruiting, grafted mangosteen in a 15gal pot.  So, many things are possible.
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Re: Garcinias that are good choices for pots
« Reply #2 on: November 24, 2020, 07:32:21 PM »
I think it will work for a while but they can get pretty big even the lemon drop mangosteen I seen 15 ft tall and about 7 ft wide . But least they're pretty slow growing on some of the varieties

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Re: Garcinias that are good choices for pots
« Reply #3 on: November 24, 2020, 08:57:52 PM »
As mentioned above, lemon drop is the way to go for zone pushers. Cold hardy and slow growing. You could try other garcinias, but first I would stick with lemon drop as you can't go wrong with it.
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Re: Garcinias that are good choices for pots
« Reply #4 on: November 24, 2020, 08:59:16 PM »
Garcinia gracilis or garcinia albuquerque would be good as they are both dwarfs