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Epicatt2

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Blooming Annonas in pots . . .
« on: January 28, 2021, 07:44:08 PM »
Apart from Sugar Apples, which Annonas would be better for in-pot culture and fruiting?

What I have are:

  Annona diversifolia (Ilama)
  A. deliciosa (Biribá)
  A. montana
  A. salzmannii
  A. (poss.) glabra (that 'golden'(?) sugar apple thing from CR)
  Atemoya 'Gefner'
  Atemoya 'Pierce'

Any comments from our forum members' on any such experiences growing Annonas in pots in  9b would be appreciated.

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Re: Blooming Annonas in pots . . .
« Reply #1 on: January 28, 2021, 09:25:55 PM »
Can I ask why you don't put the atemoya in the ground?
Also the sugar apples? I have 2 older NA Dai sugar apples and they produced 150+ fruit last year.
The most I have seen on a potted tree is 8
I put them on the South side of my house in the most protected area but since then, I have planted
allot of various annonas throughout the yard.

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Re: Blooming Annonas in pots . . .
« Reply #2 on: January 28, 2021, 11:20:49 PM »
Can I ask why you don't put the atemoya in the ground?
Also the sugar apples? I have 2 older NA Dai sugar apples and they produced 150+ fruit last year.
The most I have seen on a potted tree is 8
I put them on the South side of my house in the most protected area but since then, I have planted
allot of various annonas throughout the yard.

I haven't put those things into the ground yet, A.D., because they are still way too small to survive near freezing temps.  And we do get a hard freeze here where I am every three to five years.  Plus the south side of my house is shaded by a large elm tree.

In pots up to 7- to 10-gallons they can be moved into my greenhouse, if necessary. In the ground they cannot.

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Re: Blooming Annonas in pots . . .
« Reply #3 on: January 30, 2021, 12:02:04 AM »
Can I ask why you don't put the atemoya in the ground?
Also the sugar apples? I have 2 older NA Dai sugar apples and they produced 150+ fruit last year.
The most I have seen on a potted tree is 8
I put them on the South side of my house in the most protected area but since then, I have planted
allot of various annonas throughout the yard.

I haven't put those things into the ground yet, A.D., because they are still way too small to survive near freezing temps.  And we do get a hard freeze here where I am every three to five years.  Plus the south side of my house is shaded by a large elm tree.

In pots up to 7- to 10-gallons they can be moved into my greenhouse, if necessary. In the ground they cannot.

Cheers!

Paul M.
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Elms go deciduous. not the best frost protection..

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Re: Blooming Annonas in pots . . .
« Reply #4 on: January 30, 2021, 04:07:08 PM »
Can I ask why you don't put the atemoya in the ground?
Also the sugar apples? I have 2 older NA Dai sugar apples and they produced 150+ fruit last year.
The most I have seen on a potted tree is 8
I put them on the South side of my house in the most protected area but since then, I have planted
allot of various annonas throughout the yard.

I haven't put those things into the ground yet, A.D., because they are still way too small to survive near freezing temps.  And we do get a hard freeze here where I am every three to five years.  Plus the south side of my house is shaded by a large elm tree.

In pots up to 7- to 10-gallons they can be moved into my greenhouse, if necessary. In the ground they cannot.

Cheers!

Paul M.
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I'm on board with that way of thinking. I'm going to wait till the second week of February.  Then check the 10-day forecast and maybe take a chance if current Trend continues. :)


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Re: Blooming Annonas in pots . . .
« Reply #5 on: January 30, 2021, 06:06:11 PM »
Another than sugar apple id say the atemoyas would be decent.
Adam of flying fox fruits had rollins fruiting in a pot so that might with for you too.