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Old 03-17-2014, 01:17 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Flower time. Not sure the day that the flower popped up - But it was discovered today



Date: 17-MAR-14
Suspected Cultivar: Orinoco
PStem Height: 9 1/2ft
Circumference of Base: 2 1/2ft
Acquired: I acquired this from a local farmer who said "Common South Texas Banana". It shows the same characteristics to that of an Orinoco IMHO. However, I'm no expert.

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I apologize for the pictures, I don't have the better camera ready at the moment. I will get some better pictures if needed.

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Old 03-17-2014, 02:11 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Beautiful pictures -- thanks!
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Awesome blooming pictures, and they show your beautiful blooms very nicely.
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very nice pics. well done. thanks, don
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Congrats! Very beautiful.

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Great Pics, Thanks.

Is that a Peach Thevetia Peruviana in the background?
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Certainly looks like Orinoco at this point.
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Is that a Peach Thevetia Peruviana in the background?
Thanks Keith, No it isn't. I'm actually not sure what it is. It flowers pretty much all year around and then the flowers drop. I have only two peach trees, a Tropical Snow White and a June Gold, both which have fruit on them now. The problem with peaches for me is I need something with less than 300 chill hours...more like 200. I'm very limited.

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Certainly looks like Orinoco at this point.
Ok - I'm glad I was on the same track which is good to know. Might Banana recognition skills are sub-par.
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Thanks Keith, No it isn't. I'm actually not sure what it is. It flowers pretty much all year around and then the flowers drop. I have only two peach trees, a Tropical Snow White and a June Gold, both which have fruit on them now. The problem with peaches for me is I need something with less than 300 chill hours...more like 200. I'm very limited.
My Peach Thevetia Peruviana also flowers all year and looks a lot like your plant.

Here's a photo.

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My Peach Thevetia Peruviana also flowers all year and looks a lot like your plant.

Here's a photo.

hmm....it looks just like mine. What are the chill time requirements? When are the fruit normally ripe? June?

I can better tell you tomorrow during the daylight, I will take a closer picture of it because now you have me very curious.

That tree was here when we first moved in and I never paid any attention to it.

How is the fruit?
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hmm....it looks just like mine. What are the chill time requirements? When are the fruit normally ripe? June?

I can better tell you tomorrow during the daylight, I will take a closer picture of it because now you have me very curious.

That tree was here when we first moved in and I never paid any attention to it.

How is the fruit?
Nevermind... I just realized its toxic....lol
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Thanks, I really didn't want to be the bearer of bad news.
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Nice bloom! Looks like Orinoco to me.
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Thanks, I really didn't want to be the bearer of bad news.
No worries as I never even knew what that tree was. It is indeed the same though. I've always noticed the flowers as that thing blooms pretty much all year. Nothing gained and nothing missed. I just now know it's toxic.

The Orinoco is showing about 4 hands as of yesterday.
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I've always noticed the flowers as that thing blooms pretty much all year. Nothing gained and nothing missed. I just now know it's toxic.
I think it's a very special plant, it's the only tree I grow that doesn't bear fruit.
You're lucky the previous owners had good taste.

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I think it's a very special plant, it's the only tree I grow that doesn't bear fruit.
You're lucky the previous owners had good taste.

Thevetia peruviana - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
I too don't have many that don't bear fruit or can be used for consumption. I'm glad to finally know what it is.
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