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Re: Yangmei (Myrica Rubra) Group Order - trees all gone
« Reply #450 on: May 24, 2021, 05:50:13 PM »



Tiny buds on Biqi rootstock.
Nothing on Black Peak.

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Re: Yangmei (Myrica Rubra) Group Order - trees all gone
« Reply #451 on: May 24, 2021, 05:59:02 PM »
Mine will get full day sun once its planted with a 30% shade cloth for the first summer or 2.  Its starting to gain a little bit of vigor now it has some leaves.  Hopefully it continues to pick up the pace.  I'm going to fertilize it soon with 50ppm of generic miracle grow from lowes.  I already gave it 25ppm fake miracle grow on watering #2.


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Re: Yangmei (Myrica Rubra) Group Order - trees all gone
« Reply #452 on: May 24, 2021, 06:51:33 PM »
Thanks Brad. Your trees are looking awesome! Really nice deep green color on those leaves.
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Re: Yangmei (Myrica Rubra) Group Order - trees all gone
« Reply #453 on: May 25, 2021, 02:02:40 AM »
@Shaneatwell

Hi Shane, did you notice if your yangmei seedling produced more flowers on the shady side or sunny side? Thx
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Re: Yangmei (Myrica Rubra) Group Order - trees all gone
« Reply #454 on: May 25, 2021, 11:32:54 AM »
I hope there will be another group buy

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Re: Yangmei (Myrica Rubra) Group Order - trees all gone
« Reply #455 on: May 25, 2021, 12:16:55 PM »
@Shaneatwell

Hi Shane, did you notice if your yangmei seedling produced more flowers on the shady side or sunny side? Thx

My tree is in a walkway on the west side of my two story house. For years it only got direct sun for a couple hours a day. Now its grown way over my neighbors fence and is approaching our roofline so it gets a lot more. There were definitely more flowers on the sunny side, in fact they might have exclusively been on that side. I don't remember seeing any on the north side of the plant and only a few on the east side (facing the house).
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Re: Yangmei (Myrica Rubra) Group Order - trees all gone
« Reply #456 on: May 25, 2021, 12:24:37 PM »
Mine will get full day sun once its planted with a 30% shade cloth for the first summer or 2.  Its starting to gain a little bit of vigor now it has some leaves.  Hopefully it continues to pick up the pace.  I'm going to fertilize it soon with 50ppm of generic miracle grow from lowes.  I already gave it 25ppm fake miracle grow on watering #2.



Looks super nice Brad. Looks like it will take off pretty soon.

I took out my BiQi and put it under a shaded spot that gets some dappled light. At this point do they still need high humidity?

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Re: Yangmei (Myrica Rubra) Group Order - trees all gone
« Reply #457 on: May 25, 2021, 02:27:32 PM »
i dont know about where you live but it still needs it here.  it was in the 90s and single digit humidity here yesterday.  i keep them in a micro greenhouse under LEDs with the humidifier set at 70%.  Once we get some more mild weather Ill put it back out in the sun for a few hours a day.  the yellow winnie the poo bear in there is a kids humidifier.




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Re: Yangmei (Myrica Rubra) Group Order - trees all gone
« Reply #458 on: May 25, 2021, 02:59:35 PM »
knowing what we know now from simon/brad and others, I suggest Kang to organize another group buy.

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Re: Yangmei (Myrica Rubra) Group Order - trees all gone
« Reply #459 on: May 25, 2021, 04:27:44 PM »
this would be easier if we did it in January so the plants have time to recover and be planted by summer.

for the record I hate trying to rehab mailorder plants.  its a complete PITA.  Im OUT for future orders...
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Re: Yangmei (Myrica Rubra) Group Order - trees all gone
« Reply #460 on: May 30, 2021, 10:37:49 PM »
I found a few trees full of fruits almost ripe at Monterey’s Andronico’s community market.




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Re: Yangmei (Myrica Rubra) Group Order - trees all gone
« Reply #461 on: May 30, 2021, 11:02:26 PM »
I found a few trees full of fruits almost ripe at Monterey’s Andronico’s community market.




I think these are strawberry trees, not Yangmei. They fruits look quite similar but tastes totally different
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Re: Yangmei (Myrica Rubra) Group Order - trees all gone
« Reply #462 on: May 31, 2021, 11:11:27 PM »
Thanks,I learned something here. When I lived in France, I used to find a lot of these in the southern part especially on the island of Corsica and always thought of it as Yangmei. Excellent as jam though.
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Re: Yangmei (Myrica Rubra) Group Order - trees all gone
« Reply #463 on: June 02, 2021, 07:33:58 PM »
99 ranch has yangmei flavored chips right now. I've never tried the fruit so now I have some idea what it tastes like.


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Re: Yangmei (Myrica Rubra) Group Order - trees all gone
« Reply #464 on: June 02, 2021, 08:34:22 PM »
99 ranch has yangmei flavored chips right now. I've never tried the fruit so now I have some idea what it tastes like.


Cool...Just a word of warning...I bought the chestnut flavor of these and they had no trace of chestnut. I advise you to look at the ingredients first. All it had were some ingredients I couldn't pronounce...ended up throwing it away. But I did manage to find some canned yangmei. Tried them and was not impressed probably due to the fruits sitting in sugar water sludge for a few months maybe even for years. Based on what the fruit tasted canned, I think that they will be a great fruit fresh and have not given up on these just yet. ::)
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Re: Yangmei (Myrica Rubra) Group Order - trees all gone
« Reply #465 on: June 03, 2021, 12:30:53 AM »
99 ranch has yangmei flavored chips right now. I've never tried the fruit so now I have some idea what it tastes like.



These tasted bad to me lol

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Re: Yangmei (Myrica Rubra) Group Order - trees all gone
« Reply #466 on: June 03, 2021, 07:13:02 PM »
I gave up on mine a couple weeks ago but just noticed that 2 of my Biqi are pushing lots of buds as well as one An Hai.  Super stoked!  Looks like neglect in a shady hoop house is what they wanted.


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Re: Yangmei (Myrica Rubra) Group Order - trees all gone
« Reply #467 on: June 03, 2021, 07:26:07 PM »
Nate, that's great to hear I'll keep neglecting mine too! :P

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Re: Yangmei (Myrica Rubra) Group Order - trees all gone
« Reply #468 on: June 05, 2021, 08:12:41 PM »
Neglect and patience seems to be the key. My one Biqi is pushing out the rootstock and I have a sucker I’m gonna let grow out. This Biqi is dead above the graft
Line so hoping for something yummy.




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Re: Yangmei (Myrica Rubra) Group Order - trees all gone
« Reply #469 on: June 10, 2021, 12:23:27 AM »
these 2 seem alive!  several look dead as well...


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Re: Yangmei (Myrica Rubra) Group Order - trees all gone
« Reply #470 on: June 10, 2021, 12:30:25 AM »
this tree likes to make tons of buds.  I think if you get to the point that your tree is making a lot of buds on the branches, they should be thinned down to 2 or 3 on each main branch so the energy is directed to just a few buds.
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Re: Yangmei (Myrica Rubra) Group Order - trees all gone
« Reply #471 on: June 10, 2021, 01:28:38 AM »
Beautiful job Brad! Those look super fantastic.


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Re: Yangmei (Myrica Rubra) Group Order - trees all gone
« Reply #472 on: June 11, 2021, 12:48:59 PM »
They look great, Brad.

All 3 graft dead here.
1 rootstock dead.
1 rootstock has many tiny leaves.
1 rootstock green but not showing anything.

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Re: Yangmei (Myrica Rubra) Group Order - trees all gone
« Reply #473 on: June 11, 2021, 12:53:57 PM »
i bought 1 of each type for myself and rob in florida got 8 trees which I agreed to try and revive for him.  Of those 12 plants 2 biqi look good, the other 2 biqi may make it.  And the rest I think are dead.  The An Hai looked like they might pull though but they apear to be dead grafts now.  So 15-20% success rate.  Not very good really but at least theres some survivors here.  Im sending one to Rob soon.  Waiting for the insane heatwave to pass.  its supposed to be 125 in the desert here on Monday.
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Re: Yangmei (Myrica Rubra) Group Order - trees all gone
« Reply #474 on: June 12, 2021, 12:06:41 PM »
You rock Brad, happy to have anything. Know its been a lot of work, but I won't apologize for helping to drag you into the yangmei craze. ...Unless the fruit sux, lol.

It hit 90F by 9am here today.