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Green sapote seedling

Posted by RodneyJS 11a (My Page) on
Thu, Jul 25, 13 at 11:07

Here's an update on my green sapote seedling. It has more compact growth. I feed it worm tea every week or two. It is also fed some azomite, kelp/humic acid, yucca powder on occasion. I just recently foliar sprayed with diluted Himalayan pink salt, too.

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RE: Green sapote seedling

This looks like a Mamey, not green or white sapote.


RE: Green sapote seedling

Agreed. I have both mamey and sapote, that's a mamey.

RE: Green sapote seedling

O.K. So how does one get a hold of some seeds? I've yet to try aGreen Sapote. I am a huge Mamey fan though. Because of where we live, we cannot really expect to plant Mamey, and get any fruit. That being said, I am extremely interested in getting a some GREEN SAPOTE SEEDS. I need to find someone who can send me seeds!!! If you know of anyone, or anyone that knows someone, who might be able to help, please let me know. I'm in it for the long haul, and am anxious to see how it does here: both on the barrier island, and on the mainland (not far from the ocean), in the Melbourne, Florida area. I am led to believe that the Green Sapote may be a tad bit "cold hardy", than any of the Mamey varieties. I am looking to try seedlings, GS grafted onto GS rootstock, and possibly GS grafted onto Mamey stock. I'll pay shipping, and whatever other "fees" that would be required. This may be the answer to my dreams, as the Mamey just will not make it this far up the East coast. My Rollinia are growing well so far.

Please let me know if you can help me out by hooking me up with a contact. I'll pay whatever is fair. I can pay by Paypal, Money order, Cashiers' check, or credit or debit card.

RE: Green sapote seedling

what is yucca powder for and can i make my own ?
I have several large Yucca, they keep propagating, and they are hard to kill.
i dont mind a few small ones, but every summer, i have to get rid of 3-4 big ones

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