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What Is The Easiest Fruit ?

Discussion in 'Fruits & Vegetables' started by Nyboy, Mar 10, 2018.

  1. Mar 12, 2018
    ninnymary

    ninnymary Garden Master

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    It wasn't me. My honey crisp is in a pot and only 2 years old. The first year it gave me 2 tiny apples.

    Mary
     
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  2. Mar 12, 2018
    ninnymary

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    Plums, figs, and citrus are super easy here in the bay area.

    Mary
     
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  3. Mar 13, 2018
    Carol Dee

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    oops, I thought it was. Hmmm now I wonder ? :idunno
     
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  4. Mar 13, 2018
    thistlebloom

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    I think it was me. Mine took forever to finally bear. They are semi-dwarf if that makes any difference.
     
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  5. Mar 13, 2018
    Chickie'sMomaInNH

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    depending on what they are grafted to could affect how soon the fruit could bear. also, the scions can affect how quickly they bear. i had a chart some time back that gave me a list of what was compatible. last year i lost it when my hard drive crashed. i grafted my trees in 2013 to Bud9 rootstock. i've seen flowers on some of the trees the past 2 years but last summer i got 2 of those trees to give me some decent fruit. i have apples on the other side of the property that were planted the same year but were purchased & they gave some small apples. so it seems 3-4 years is a good average for grafting till production.

    pear trees can take 3-6 years from grafting. i'll be doing a few of these this year. some new to me varieties & some of the ones i have on the property. it took 3 years for my pears to start producing fruit.

    if chip or bud grafting onto larger trees this shouldn't take as long to bear. i haven't done these methods yet so not sure how soon it takes.
     
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  6. Mar 13, 2018
    Nyboy

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    It wasn't till a couple of years ago I realized I wasn't eating ripe pears. They have to sit awhile after picking. Now they get so sweet and juicy it is like eating candy
     
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    Chickie'sMomaInNH

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    pick them when they are still hard. store in a paper bag for a couple weeks in the fridge & then give them a try. or, you could get some Asian pears that you can just pick & eat! they don't store well though
     
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    Nyboy

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    a couple of weeks forgotten sounds prefect for my fridge:lol::lol:
     
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