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Posted by ohiojay z6 OH (My Page) on
Thu, Feb 24, 11 at 15:35

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


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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!

Harry


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

Tim


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

congrats,
-Ethan


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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. :)


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


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


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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!!!!!!!!!!)


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  • Posted by yaslan 8 WA state (My Page) on
    Thu, Feb 24, 11 at 18:00

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

Thank you for inspiring us zone-pushers!

-Bo


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


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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.


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

MangoFreakin'Dog


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


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