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Re: How about non-fig cuttings?
« Reply #15 on: December 07, 2019, 11:45:42 PM »
FogHearted,

I also have a mango seed growing.  I have a couple different experiments going that I want to do some playing around with.  I have 2 mango seeds, an avocado seed and about 5 pineapple tops growing. I am going to see what I can grow and get out of them.  I will be doing some grafting but I will first grow them bigger.

HaHa!  Yes, I am in a fog right now....dealing with a broken keyboard & holding on the phone for the*&$%^)(&* insurance people to sort out 2020 medicare insurance.  I have always hated dealing with medical insurance and plan choices.

I have 3 mango seeds, about a dozen or more avocado seeds growing & 2 pineapple tops.  Four of the avocados are a year old now.  I also have 3 spring onions planted from the cut-off tops over TWO YEARS ago.  They just don't die!  Blazing summer heat, cold winters.  They are always outside.  They easily have a 3"+ diameter stem on them and have flowered last summer!  They are my energizer bunny onions.  I don't eat them as they are too tough, but I get a kick out of watching it grow, flower, seed, grow some more and just never die.  You can imagine it is pretty big.

One of these days I want to graft my avocados, but I just have not got around to it.  I still have to find the scions, so I'm in no hurry.
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Re: How about non-fig cuttings?
« Reply #16 on: December 07, 2019, 11:47:22 PM »
My 3 trees were grafts and about 4' high when I got them. Two fruited the second summer, I'm guessing the other will fruit next summer

Lucky you!!
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Re: How about non-fig cuttings?
« Reply #17 on: December 08, 2019, 12:25:37 AM »
Fighearted,

I also have to get me some scion but I will eventually.  I also started some citrus seeds so I can try to graft a fruit punch tree.  Orange, satsuma type, lemon/lime and maybe kumquat. 
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Re: How about non-fig cuttings?
« Reply #18 on: December 08, 2019, 08:36:24 AM »
   LaFigGwr2019, most citrus has a sour lemon root stock. Seeds may not produce the fruit you are looking for. Just be aware. Grafting your own fruit punch tree is really nice because you get to pick the varieties on your tree, not like a store bought tree where someone has already set the varieties
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Re: How about non-fig cuttings?
« Reply #19 on: December 08, 2019, 10:24:40 AM »
Swamplife,

I agree.  I want to have a tree that has 4 maybe 5 different citrus fruits on it.  I started a cutting from a blood orange so I will have cuttings from that to play with.  Time will tell.
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Re: How about non-fig cuttings?
« Reply #20 on: December 08, 2019, 11:04:49 AM »
I wish you the best. I know you can do it.
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Re: How about non-fig cuttings?
« Reply #21 on: December 08, 2019, 03:22:47 PM »
Swamplife,

I agree.  I want to have a tree that has 4 maybe 5 different citrus fruits on it.  I started a cutting from a blood orange so I will have cuttings from that to play with.  Time will tell.

I've always wanted to do that.  Best of luck to you doing that.
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Re: How about non-fig cuttings?
« Reply #22 on: December 08, 2019, 08:49:16 PM »
Thanks for the encouraging words.
WL:  LSU(Red Extraordinaire & Tiger), Roberts Golden Rainbow, Buzzone Nero, UCR 187-25, Dall Oso, Cravens C., Thermalito, any CdD

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