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  Topic: Avocados
darkcoolboo

Replies: 18
Views: 52117

PostForum: Tropicals   Posted: Sat Nov 26, 2016 11:37 pm   Subject: Avocados
No that's no natural at all. Plants can get pushed to bloom when they are stressed, so try to water more or fertilize less. If the plant has fruit, cut them off, because the plant isn't strong enough ...
  Topic: Some June 2016 fruit tree garden photos
darkcoolboo

Replies: 14
Views: 23639

PostForum: Fruit   Posted: Sat Nov 26, 2016 11:29 pm   Subject: Some June 2016 fruit tree garden photos
Jay Barringer at the Phoenix Fruit Growers Facebook page just waters them more often when it gets hotter. Maybe because his soil life is better, his plant can cope better.

Isnt 122 degrees fun guys ...
  Topic: Figs and Asian pears in Phoenix
darkcoolboo

Replies: 1
Views: 10545

PostForum: Fruit   Posted: Sat Nov 26, 2016 11:21 pm   Subject: Figs and Asian pears in Phoenix
Honestly, I thought the monsoon was a bit underwhelming this year, or maybe it's because Chandler doesn't get nearly as much rain was Tempe or Mesa do Rolling Eyes . Persimmon grow very slowly and are best ...
  Topic: Lemon, Orange and Tangerine Magnesium Deficiency
darkcoolboo

Replies: 1
Views: 9208

PostForum: Fruit   Posted: Sat Nov 26, 2016 11:04 pm   Subject: Lemon, Orange and Tangerine Magnesium Deficiency
If you are 100% sure that they need magnesium, then try a micro nutrients spray with magnesium in it. If you've already done that, there isn't much you can do except elemental sulfur or compost. Hope ...
  Topic: Atemoyas in Phoenix anyone?
darkcoolboo

Replies: 24
Views: 48154

PostForum: Fruit   Posted: Sat Nov 26, 2016 10:58 pm   Subject: Atemoyas in Phoenix anyone?
@ Tony,
Where do you buy massive 40 gal pots? And how do you protect your trees from frost when they are that size?
  Topic: Phoenix Mango Tree Pics
darkcoolboo

Replies: 8
Views: 19759

PostForum: Fruit   Posted: Sun Jun 12, 2016 8:57 pm   Subject: Phoenix Mango Tree Pics
say mdog, what is the average yield (in lbs) for that tree?
  Topic: What's wrong with my mango tree ?
darkcoolboo

Replies: 17
Views: 39368

PostForum: Fruit   Posted: Sun Jun 12, 2016 8:55 pm   Subject: What's wrong with my mango tree ?
sure
  Topic: What's wrong with my mango tree ?
darkcoolboo

Replies: 17
Views: 39368

PostForum: Fruit   Posted: Wed Jun 08, 2016 3:53 pm   Subject: What's wrong with my mango tree ?
on the mango diseases thread.
  Topic: Bismarck palm from Lowes
darkcoolboo

Replies: 0
Views: 25191

PostForum: Palms   Posted: Wed Jun 08, 2016 12:11 am   Subject: Bismarck palm from Lowes
I got this silver palm at lowes this week for $70.

http://s32.postimg.org/3xg4kc6kh/20160601_115426.jpg
  Topic: What's wrong with my mango tree ?
darkcoolboo

Replies: 17
Views: 39368

PostForum: Fruit   Posted: Tue Jun 07, 2016 11:54 pm   Subject: What's wrong with my mango tree ?
This happened to me before with one of my mangoes before. The leaves dried up and were still green. The decline was quite fast and it happened right after the winter, even though I had protected it. I ...
  Topic: Avocados for the desert
darkcoolboo

Replies: 10
Views: 18194

PostForum: Fruit   Posted: Wed Apr 27, 2016 9:40 pm   Subject: Avocados for the desert
It's too bad; it's funny actually, people over at the Phoenix Fruit Growers page on facebook are constantly being mislead by Californian growers of plants that do well. I can send you some scions next ...
  Topic: How far apart are you spacing your fruit trees?
darkcoolboo

Replies: 9
Views: 16872

PostForum: Fruit   Posted: Wed Apr 27, 2016 9:37 pm   Subject: How far apart are you spacing your fruit trees?
Also, what do you think about wind breaks. In the spot where the nabal is, I'm thinking of putting a windbreak there. a neem maybe? I'm also going to be using a windbreak for the lychee, with that bei ...
  Topic: How far apart are you spacing your fruit trees?
darkcoolboo

Replies: 9
Views: 16872

PostForum: Fruit   Posted: Wed Apr 27, 2016 9:34 pm   Subject: How far apart are you spacing your fruit trees?
All the ones you mentioned are experimental. Laughing Luc's Garcinia has proven to do just the same as in colder climates over at TFR, so we could try it here.

The papaya does do well over at Jake Ma ...
  Topic: How far apart are you spacing your fruit trees?
darkcoolboo

Replies: 9
Views: 16872

PostForum: Fruit   Posted: Mon Apr 25, 2016 10:28 pm   Subject: How far apart are you spacing your fruit trees?
If you don't mind, here are my plans. It's a work in progress as I keep on evaluating the right cultivar, windbreaks and the like.
  Topic: Avocados for the desert
darkcoolboo

Replies: 10
Views: 18194

PostForum: Fruit   Posted: Mon Apr 25, 2016 10:21 pm   Subject: Avocados for the desert
I think we are more frequent than the actual owner of the page (I'm looking at you PT!). Anyway, to get you up to speed on these, these avocados have thicker leaves than regular avocados, take our des ...
 
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