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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Id?
« on: March 21, 2021, 09:12:13 PM »
Haha... :)

It's always great to learn about new plants.

Thank you for sharing the photo.


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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Those are not lizard turds
« on: March 20, 2021, 09:21:34 PM »
Congratulations achetadomestica!! :)

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Id?
« on: March 20, 2021, 09:15:36 PM »
Looks like it's a Cutnut tree - Barringtonia sp.

I'm not sure which species...maybe Barringtonia edulis?
The flowers and leaves remind me of it. Also called yum yum tree.

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Just sent payment.
Thank you so much!

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Sorry to hear that Chandramohan! You might be able to graft it over when you get a chance!
I do hope the seedlings I shared come true! How are they doing so far?

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: what is this plant?
« on: September 02, 2019, 05:31:58 PM »
Yes, it can be used medicinally, but highly Poisonous Plants.

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: what is this plant?
« on: September 02, 2019, 04:39:25 PM »
Looks like a Datura plant...Datura stramonium.
It's also known as Jimson weed, Thorn apple, or devil's snare etc.
It's in the night shade family.

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Mulberries not setting fruit
« on: April 30, 2019, 12:55:15 PM »
Have your Pakistani trees ever produced fruit? Those catkins maybe the fruit, which is trying to set on the 2 trees, but dropping due to lack of irrigation. They may also benefit from some fertilizer if you haven't added that already. A photo will help ID if they are male or female flowers when you get the chance.
I'm near Richmond, SW Houston, and am growing a few Pakistani's, and 6 other mulberry varieties. Mulberries are drought tolerant trees, but while they are fruiting they do benefit from regular irrigation.
Sounds good! Keep an eye on the trees, and you can always graft onto the non-fruiting branches in the future if you like.

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: My Garden - I started Mangoes 5-yrs ago
« on: September 01, 2018, 02:17:26 PM »
Beautiful garden Behl!

All the trees are showing nice growth, and the yard is very nicely kept. Nice work!

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Fruit ID?
« on: July 14, 2018, 06:33:23 PM »
Looks like a native Pawpaw, an Asimina species.

How big is the bush and do you have photos of the flower? It may help to ID which species it is.

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Today's harvest
« on: July 14, 2018, 06:27:05 PM »
Beautiful harvest Lory! What does the Annona taste like?

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Congratulations on the flowers  :) I hope they set fruit!

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Please ID unknown flowering tree
« on: January 28, 2018, 05:57:35 PM »
  :) Ah no problem...I'm happy I could help.

Yes, that's the common names. Is it still flowering? It is just the first flowering and still young, so hopefully it will set fruit the next season. The owner may look at it differently now that he knows he has a very special tree, one that he can use to make "Tejate" or the "Drink of the Gods!"

All the best..:)

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Please ID unknown flowering tree
« on: January 28, 2018, 05:12:55 PM »
Were you able to find the ID of this plant?

I think it might be Quararibea funebris! (If I am correctly identifying it from the flower.)
It's a South American native with a really fragrant flower that is used as a spice to flavor a corn-cacao drink.

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For those who have Annona crassiflora seedling originated from my seeds, I would like to reinforce the guidance: transplant your seedlings for tall pots (aerial part of plant = 10 cm, use pots with 40 cm tall, or bigger)
Thanks to Zambezi for this very beatiful and illustrative picture about this issue.

I hope someday to visit marolo trees outside Brazil originated from my seeds. 8)

:) You're welcome.

It shows that these seeds need very deep pots, and it may also explain why it take so long for it to sprout above ground, as it is spending so much energy developing a strong root system first. Also they don't like wet feet, so place in the best draining soil possible. I hope this helps more growers succeed with this annona! I'd love to hear what others have learnt about this annona.

Hehe, hopefully you'll have lots of places to visit!... ;)


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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Merry New Year Fruits
« on: January 03, 2018, 09:33:02 PM »
Beautiful bounty of Annonas Gozp!! They look delicious.

Happy New year to you too...Happy growing in 2018!

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Raul, I'm interested. Please be careful and stay safe. Good luck!

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Pink skin atemoya
« on: August 22, 2017, 06:28:55 PM »
Agree with Dom, It looks like a very pretty Lisa Atemoya.

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Tropical Fruit Buy, Sell & Trade / Re: Guidelazeri
« on: May 30, 2017, 09:57:45 PM »
It was a pleasure buying from Guidelazari. The seeds were packaged well, arrived very fast, and in great condition. He is very quick to respond and very generous with tips and advice.  He is an excellent seller!

Thank you very much Guidelazeri ...   :)

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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Adam Shafran?
« on: May 14, 2017, 05:03:07 PM »
Facebook kidnapped him.

Haha...:)

Welcome to the forum TT!


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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Luc's garcinia hunting
« on: May 14, 2017, 04:56:41 PM »
Thanks for the report dwfl. :)

It sounds yummy and I can't wait to try it, which will be quite a few more years from now. Till then it'll be great to hear more reviews, especially when compared to other garcinias.   

I agree, both Luc and Raul are great guys!
Thanks for sharing..:)


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Tropical Fruit Discussion / Re: Mothers Day coming up
« on: May 14, 2017, 04:43:33 PM »
Very pretty arrangements Simon!... It's really sweet of you and I'm sure your Mom and Wife are just going to love those! Nice work!..:) Hope you enjoy Mothers day!

Oscar, your mom sounds like a special lady! Galka's right...Search no more, you've found the jackpot!...There's quiet a few moms here who would love a fruit tree... 8)

Happy Mothers Day everyone! :)

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Tropical Vegetables and Other Edibles / Re: First Gac fruits
« on: May 06, 2017, 07:48:25 PM »
Congratulations Chandramohan!

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  8) I'm glad you did, it helps in the ID.

Pond Apple? No I don't think so. The seeds, nor the seedlings(darker ones) match pond apple.

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Hey Joe,

Great to hear they sprouted so fast! Now for that bad news... So sorry about the mixed bag!
If you look in that bowl labelled as Annona coriacea, you will see two distinct set of seeds...

One a darker, longer, thinner, shinier seed, which I think most looks like a sugar apple seed...Annona squamosa...I count around 6-7 dark seeds...and looking at the lighter green seedlings on he right side of your tray, if I had to guess, they fit  A. squamosa, ....or something close to it.. maybe cherimoya/atemoya??

The other seeds in that bowl of A. coriacea are more lighter brown, and flatter...hard to tell, but agree seedlings do not look like A. coricea.

The Seeds in A. crassiflora look about right.


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