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Re: Re: Rain/ trop. fruit

Good news about the miracle fruit, Noreen. No ideas about the lychee, however. I thought that if the longan was also struggling, it would likely be something about the environment. Guess not.

Other good news--just heard from a guy in Louisiana that two grafts he made with avocado scion wood I sent him have taken.

On Mar 25, 2006, at 10:40 PM, TeichFlora@aol.com wrote:

Jim, my miracle fruit is recovering....but the Lychee still has no new
growth. I don't know what I did. It was doing so well all winter. Perhaps too
much water at one time?? Hadn't rained, so I was just watering it every now
and then, but then it got quite a bit or rain. Not sure. By the way, you
asked about the Longan, it looks fine. Perky as can be. I never seem to have
problems with it. I'm really upset about the Lychee...it was doing so well.
zone 9
Texas Gulf Coast

In a message dated 3/23/2006 10:24:51 PM Central Standard Time,
gardenchat-owner@hort.net writes:

It's raining--huzzah! And this morning, I got some fertilizer down on
some of the fruit trees. Maybe--I hope--the rainy season is starting
[naw, too much to hope for]. But I'm sure glad to see it. The mangos
and lychees, especially, need frequent waterings now that they've set

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Island Jim
Southwest Florida
27.0 N, 82.4 W
Hardiness Zone 10
Heat Zone 10
Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
Maximum 100 F [38 C]

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