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kelsey92

I graduated from Richland community College in decatur illinois from the hort department and ag department

Prunus

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kelsey92

@KariSamuel look at it now.

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KariSamuel

Looks good.

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kelsey92

It likes it on my playhouse deck in the sun. And it loves this hot weather we have been having. @KariSamuel

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kelsey92

Dwarf fruit cocktail tree post to have little trunk. @sunlovin @Dragon_Warrior @KariSamuel

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KariSamuel

Kelsey, I would have to believe that once it is full grown & producing 5 different fruits a tiny little trunk will not support that kind of weight. Time will tell & my fingers & toes are tightly crossed for you, but these trees never do what the advertisement claims they should! 🤦‍♀️

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kelsey92

@KariSamuel Kelsey you may night see flowers or fruit the first year. Will start seeing flowers in year 2, with fruit coming a couple years later...

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kelsey92

@KariSamuel I get 6 different types of fruits. Prunus - Purple Plum, Red Plum, Yellow Nectarine, Red Nectarine, Peach, Apricot

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KariSamuel

Yes, I remember you saying that there were several types... 5 or 6... I was close! 😁

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Dragon_Warrior

@kelsey92 @KariSamuel I'm still not convinced that it is more than one type since all the leaves look the same. But I guess time will tell. I have been told that with multigrafted trees you need to prune back the more vigorous variety very heavily or it will take over and kill off the others. I also hear that it often returns to a plum tree.

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sunlovin

That would explain why there’s not many photos of it. 🤔🌞

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KariSamuel

@sunlovin @Dragon_Warrior - There are poor reviews online and not one that stated they have had bushels of any one variety, whatsoever.

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lesliecole49

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.pe.com/2020/07/30/master-gardener-what-you-need-to-know-about-fruit-cocktail-trees/amp/

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KariSamuel

How is your fruit cocktail tree doing?

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kelsey92

I will repost a new picture of it. @KariSamuel

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kelsey92

@lesliecole49 look at it now.

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sunlovin

If you want that to grow into a tree you should to remove all the bottom half leaves so it becomes a trunk, and the top half will grow better into branches. 🌞

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kelsey92

It is a grafted with different types of fruits. @sunlovin

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kelsey92

Prunus - Purple Plum, Red Plum, Yellow Nectarine, Red Nectarine, Peach, Apricot @sunlovin here is the different types of fruits post to be on it.

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kelsey92

https://www.honeycreeknurseries.com/326-edibles/5556-dwarf-fruit-cocktail-tree#/quantity-1 @sunlovin

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sunlovin

Ok. But if you let the bottom leaves grow, it will look more like a bush. 🌞

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KariSamuel

@sunlovin - That is unfortunately where the tree was grafted with the other varieties of fruit! 🫐🥭🍑🍊

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kelsey92

@KariSamuel here is the fruits that I post to have on it. Prunus - Purple Plum, Red Plum, Yellow Nectarine, Red Nectarine, Peach, Apricot

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sunlovin

@KariSamuel I think I understand now😊. Kinda confusing, there aren’t many photos how this is supposed to look on line. The trunk doesn’t look like it’s grafted, usually you can see them. So I’ll wait and see how this turns out. Interesting 🤔🌞

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kelsey92

@Dragon_Warrior see the where my dwarf fruit cocktail is grafted on from different trees on 1 tree.

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kelsey92

Kelsey you may night see flowers or fruit the first year. Will start seeing flowers in year 2, with fruit coming a couple years later... this is a email from owens nursery in bloomington illinois that I got today. @sunlovin

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kelsey92

@sunlovin see the little numb that is a grafted part.

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sunlovin

Ok, I see it. 😊 It will be interesting to see how it eventually makes fruit. 🌞

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kelsey92

@Dragon_Warrior look at it now that picture was taken yesterday.

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Dragon_Warrior

Looks good 👍

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kelsey92

Thank u @Dragon_Warrior

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kelsey92

@KariSamuel check it out now. And now I am looking into buying a 5-n-1 peach tree.

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KariSamuel

Didn't they say you would get fruit this year?!? I find it extremely hard to believe!

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kelsey92

No they did say anything about the fruit. @KariSamuel

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kelsey92

@KariSamuel https://www.honeycreeknurseries.com/326-edibles/5556-dwarf-fruit-cocktail-tree#/quantity-1 here is the one that I got now.

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kelsey92

@KariSamuel https://www.honeycreeknurseries.com/191-home/3933-5-n-1-peach#/quantity-1 here is the next one that I am looking into buying next.

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kelsey92

@Dragon_Warrior 2 more areas of greengrowth coming on my dwarf fruit cocktail tree.

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lesliecole49

You'll want to pull these suckers off the truck, they will hinder the tree in the end

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lesliecole49

No, maybe not, I forgot it was grafted

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kelsey92

It is grafted with different fruits on it. @lesliecole49

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lesliecole49

☝️ Right, I forgot it had been grafted.

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kelsey92

Prunus - Purple Plum, Red Plum, Yellow Nectarine, Red Nectarine, Peach, Apricot @lesliecole49 here is the fruits that I post to have on it.

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kelsey92

@cowdenkyle @Dragon_Warrior look at my dwarf fruit cocktail tree.

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kelsey92

All greengrowth as of yesterday

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kelsey92

Look here all of the greengrowth. @Dragon_Warrior

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kelsey92

Leafing out

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ambitiouswolf

Does that mean it produces different fruits?

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kelsey92

@ambitiouswolf yes it does.Prunus - Purple Plum, Red Plum, Yellow Nectarine, Red Nectarine, Peach, Apricot

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kelsey92

@ambitiouswolf here is the link. https://www.honeycreeknurseries.com/326-edibles/5556-dwarf-fruit-cocktail-tree#/quantity-1

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ambitiouswolf

Interesting. Want to see it when it starts producing to see what you get!

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kelsey92

@ambitiouswolf I will update u.

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kelsey92

Leafing out to.

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kelsey92

@Dragon_Warrior see the little bumps those r grafted.

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kelsey92

Leafing out already on the bottom.

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kelsey92

3 more spots is with greengrowth

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emch

Wait, @kelsey92 what are we talking about here? Fruit cocktail includes peaches, pears, grapes and maraschino cherries. I would be very interested to see a tree, dwarf or regular, that produces all those different fruits. Especially cherries that are already maraschino right on the tree... #curiouscases

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kelsey92

I will post what the fruits r. @emch

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kelsey92

@emch Prunus - Purple Plum, Red Plum, Yellow Nectarine, Red Nectarine, Peach, Apricot Here is the 6 different fruits post to be on this tree.

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emch

Wow!!!

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kelsey92

@Dragon_Warrior see the little bumps. Mine is a grafted one.

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kelsey92

@emch I will send u the link for to buy it at..

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kelsey92

@emch here is the link. https://www.honeycreeknurseries.com/326-edibles/5556-dwarf-fruit-cocktail-tree#/quantity-1

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kelsey92

I planted it up yesterday late afternoon into a whiskey barrel and last night I pulled it off of my playhouse over to my greenhouse.

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kelsey92

Here is my dwarf fruit cocktail tree is grafted. With 6 different fruits on it. @Dragon_Warrior

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kelsey92

#growth

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kelsey92

#growth

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kelsey92

#growth

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kelsey92

Look at the roots. What size of a pot should I put it in to start it.

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kelsey92

@KariSamuel what size of a pot to get my dwarf fruit cocktail tree going.

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KariSamuel

I would contact where you purchased it from to see what they recommend! Those roots look huge, so your pot will need to be HUGE too. Google 'How much bigger should my pot be than my fruit tree?'

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kelsey92

Green growth. I just got it today at owens in bloomington illinois.

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kelsey92

@KariSamuel here is whole tree.

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kelsey92

@KariSamuel could I use a big whiskey planter barrel.

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KariSamuel

Sweetheart call the place you got it from! I don't have any experience with this type of bare root tree. My citrus trees were grown from seed.

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