The intrepid folks at the Tropical Fruit Forum have just launched another group buy of the elusive Myrica Rubra trees from China.  Talk about rare fruit!   You can read all the details here.

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Joanne Sullivan · December 27, 2021 at 5:23 am

I’m having a really hard time getting fruit trees to grow, can you recommend anyone who can help? I have 2 areas I would like to plant a fruit orchard but am hesitant to start. I’ve planted many trees, all varieties plums persimmons avocados citrus lychee Logan peaches apples mango, jabodicaba and the list goes on… all dead.

I LOVE yangmei and would love to order a couple trees if the offer is still open.

I live in Elfin Forest.


    Ronni Kern · December 27, 2021 at 9:51 am

    Joanne, I can’t imagine why you are having so much trouble growing fruit trees across the spectrum unless you have a terrible gopher problem. I would highly suggest joining your local chapter of CRFG, either North San Diego or San Diego and talk to the locals. Given your disastrous experiences, you might also want to seek out your local CDFA agents for help.

    I know Bill would love to have you in the Yang Mei buy but they are notoriously difficult trees to grow in California and I would suggest you start with the “easier” trees like avos, citrus, apples, etc. first.

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