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guess what tree is this!

Posted by Itheweatherman USDA 8b, Elevation 2 (My Page) on
Tue, Aug 19, 14 at 17:16

Guess what tree is this!


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  • Posted by glib 5.5 (My Page) on
    Tue, Aug 19, 14 at 17:26

grapefruit.


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peachfruit.


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Dry soil?


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Based on your hobbies, I'm going to guess that it is some type of cross. Peach + something else.


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  • Posted by olpea zone 6 KS (My Page) on
    Tue, Aug 19, 14 at 19:50

Looks like a peach/nectarine to me, or I'll "eat my hat".

This post was edited by olpea on Tue, Aug 19, 14 at 21:15


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  • Posted by dbarron Z6/7 (Oklahoma) (My Page) on
    Tue, Aug 19, 14 at 19:50

It *looks* like a peach or nectarine.


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a mango?


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I'm stumped.


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Here is the answer: it is a cross between a F1 nonpareil almond (Seed parent) x Elberta peach(pollen parent).


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  • Posted by olpea zone 6 KS (My Page) on
    Wed, Aug 20, 14 at 19:18

Great puzzle Weatherman,

I'm not going to eat my hat though. My understanding is Almond is basically a peach with an edible seed, so it was sort of a tricky/sneaky question.

Peaches are self pollinating, which adds to the mystery. That is, it may have almond in the cross, or possibly not. If a genetic test were done to conclusively determine part almond, I might eat part of my hat (I need a new hat anyway.)

Good riddle.

:-)
Olpea


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Did I get close enough? What's my prize? ;)


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You might have to eat your hat because (Lol) this hybrid is in fact, half almond, the seed parent is my propieatary "Earlynut" almond and the pollen parent is an elberta peach.

Earlynut almond originated from nonpareil almond.


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