About freaking time!

ohiojay(z6 OH)February 24, 2011

Gold nugget jack finally producing a bloom. I guess those threats of the axe got thru to it.

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
hmhausman(FL 10B)

Good work....or rather good patience. Now, do you have a female bloom coming? You might. Hard to tell from the picture. The spur looks promising though. Good luck!


    Bookmark   February 24, 2011 at 3:40PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

oh very nice, congrats Jay! Hope that gets pollinated and the tree holds


    Bookmark   February 24, 2011 at 3:44PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Ooooooh pretty, I hope this is the start of many more to come.


    Bookmark   February 24, 2011 at 3:46PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
murahilin(10 fl)

Great news! The only downside is that you've waited all this time for a mediocre fruit. Let me know when you'd like some budwood from a superior cultivar to top work your tree with. :)

    Bookmark   February 24, 2011 at 3:51PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
ohiojay(z6 OH)

Thanks Sheehan...just what I needed!! I'm going to go ice down my nads now.

    Bookmark   February 24, 2011 at 4:17PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Nice! How many years did it end up being? I am hoping to see the same on mine this year.

    Bookmark   February 24, 2011 at 5:04PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

wow that trunk looks immense- ant believe you have that growing inside a treehouse. thats thicker than many of the trees i have growing outdoors.

sheehan knows all about waiting (for car rental companies to come tow his car for him!!!!!!!!!!)

    Bookmark   February 24, 2011 at 5:05PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
yaslan(8 WA state)

Very impressive!! How tall is your Gold Nugget and can you post pics of the entire tree?

Thank you for inspiring us zone-pushers!


    Bookmark   February 24, 2011 at 6:00PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
puglvr1(9b central FL)

Congrats!! Amazing you guys can grow those in Ohio...really great work! Keep us posted!

    Bookmark   February 24, 2011 at 6:21PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
ohiojay(z6 OH)

It will be 4 yrs come May. It has been at the top of the greenhouse, roughly 13', since probably the first year. I've pruned it back, down, in, and out more times than I can count. Limited space remember? My theory is that if they fruit a lot on and near the trunk, then I don't need a canopy stretching across the greenhouse!

Right now it looks not much bigger around than a pole and very thinned out. This was in anticipation of a construction crew coming in to fix my water/moisture damage that doesn't quite care about my plants as much as I do. So I pruned it heavily to allow them plenty of room in that corner. This could have spurred on this bloom. I would dearly love to see many more...especially a female or two... but not holding my breath.

Gerry...thanks...well played.

    Bookmark   February 24, 2011 at 7:05PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
mangodog(palm springs 9B)

Jay - good luck with jak and your moisture problem - I'd love to here that they got it all squared away.....


    Bookmark   February 24, 2011 at 8:37PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Good news, Jay. Let's hope more join the party.

    Bookmark   February 24, 2011 at 11:18PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Lychee web worms attack!
I have been greatly saddened to see my Brewster lychee...
My Pitaya (Dragon Fruit) in SoCal
Here was my Dragon Fruit plants in Pots back in May....
Hak Ip Lychee Blooming SoCal
Last year i decided to plant 3 lychee trees here in...
Lychee like grapes
I just sat down reading some of the forum posts with...
Cool climate Mango flowering.
Notice the flower structure seems very compact? Rootstalk...
Sponsored Products
Safavieh Indoor/Outdoor Area Rug: Safavieh Rugs Cambridge Light Blue/Ivory 3
Home Depot
2 Day Designs Reclaimed Russian River End Table - WV106
$306.00 | Hayneedle
Gardening Time Wind Chime
$19.99 | zulily
LSU Tigers Map Wall Sign
$31.99 | zulily
Tech Lighting | Silva Pendant
$243.20 | YLighting
ELK Lighting Eastbrook 1-Light Bathroom Vanity Light 17080/1 - 7W in. - 17080/1
$108.00 | Hayneedle
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™