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Looking for information about the properties of various pioneer and fruit trees  RSS feed

 
Aviyah Treves
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Hi all.

I'm researching and planning my future fruit forest in the wet tropics.

Looking for information about properties for Pioneer and fruit trees.

Life span,size of plant (radius and height of mature tree, rate of growth,
Invasiveness, if good for timber)

Inga bean (fruit), tamarind (fruit),pongamia, cassia, sesbania, tipuana tipu, White Cedar (timber, resistance to termites), gliricidia, calliandra, acacia, albizia,leucaena

Bunchosia, +Tamarillo
+Panama berry, Acerola,  MiracleFruit, BrazilianCherry, Grumichama
+Jaboticaba , gooseberry. Guava

Rollinia+. +Guanabana. Sweetsop. Atemoya. Kepel 

+Abiu+. +Caimito+, +Sapodilla, +Mamey Sapote. Canistel

+Casimiroa, +Black Sapote.
Avocado.   

+Pomelo(need cold?). Lemonade.
+Longkong/Duku
+Rambutan+,+Pulasan+, +Akee(?), +Lychee(need Cold)+, +Longan(need Cold)+,F. Longan                                                  +Jackfruit+. +ChempaJack+. +Marang+. +Chempedak(MLY)+.


Durian+.+Matisia
+Mangosteen+. Achacha
+Mango+, +Maprang


Thanks
 
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Does anyone have experience with any of these? Advice, comments, questions? I'd like to know more, too.
 
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Struggling a little with the format of the original post...

Plants for a Future is a good resource and has most of that information.

the USDA PLANTS database will also often have helpful information, sometimes including briefs on care for a given species.

The Designer's Manual section on the wet tropics has extensive advice on how to plant in the tropics, sections 10.9-10.11 are about pioneering a forest and establishing an effective polyculture in that environment.

Hope this is helpful!
 
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