I really do not know, since I have yet to add this species to my collection.
I was thinking about your fruits further; when they do ripen you may want to pick one at random and cut it transversely in half to see if there is an actual embryo inside.
Like Paul (and Yoda) said size matters not. When the fruits are ripe they will probably be bright red (some species are blue), they will get a little mushy, and start dropping off.
How big is normal for A. erythrorrachis?
I would expect them to be as big as normal A. erythrorrachis, since it is the female structure. But as soon as they finish changing colour and start softening, I would plant them.
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From: Weaver, Bill [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Friday, July 10, 2009 6:16 PM
To: 'Christopher Rogers'; Albert M Huntington; Dan Levin; Paul Licht
Subject: A. erythrorrhachis hybrid may be 'taking'
I pollinated my A. erythrorrhachis with pollen from A. gigas. It seems to be
'taking'. Anybody know how big the berries are supposed to get?
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