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Today's fruit bowl

Posted by rayandgwenn z11 Puerto Rico (My Page) on
Wed, Dec 28, 11 at 13:33

Here is today's bowl of goodies:

"Ice Cream" banana (also known as Blue Java I think).
Avocados (from seed)
Chironja (cross of orange and grapefruit)
Canistel
Sapodilla (nispero)
Lemon drop mangosteen
Star fruit
Peanut butter fruit.


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Gwen you are wicked!!!!!

(just kidding) What a wonderful display of December
goodies....

GaryDog


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awesome!
i'll be posting NYC's offerings shortly, some mouldy flee bitten pears


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Envious, lol nice winter harvest!


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  • Posted by boson Delray BeachFlorida (My Page) on
    Wed, Dec 28, 11 at 19:37

Hello rayandgwenn,

Looks really tasty! I am curious how that Lemon drop mangosteen taste.

Tomas


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I agree- year round fruit is an enjoyable feature of living in the tropics.

The lemon drop mangosteen are ok- they remind me of Sweet Tart candy. Cons- Low fruit to seed ratio and you have to suck the fruit from the seed. Cons- it is quick to fruit, has an interesting taste and it fruits a number of times a year.


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LOL! It's one of those..."holy sh$$!! I've fruited a garcinia plant!!"! Every several fruit you get one that is really really good. Like Gwenn says...most are a bit tart but you can taste a potential. Still worth adding to your collection.

Nice pic Gwenn. How are your plants doing? Last time you mentioned losing some from the rains??


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Hey Jay-
Still wet...lost the rambutan (which still hurts) and losing a number of the old grapefruit trees (not really too sad about those).
I really didn't have the desire to trek around in the mud for a long while, so many of the trees really need TLC, fertilizer and some insect soap spraying.
Next up: to cut down the dead stuff and things that don't thrill me to make room to plant stuff that is still in pots.
Then onto searching for another R162 Rambutan!


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Nice selection Gwen!

Adiel


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Wow Gwen, nice haul, I had to take a second look to find the chironja.

-Ethan


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Frankies may be your only option for grafted plants any more.


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