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Meta question (was Grapefruit questions)

Cereoid+10 cereoid at prodigy.net
Wed Feb 12 13:19:03 EST 2003

More likely your question has gone unanswered because there is no answer.
You can do whatever you want to the seedling.
Go ahead and pot them separately, if you want.
You don't need permission to do so.

You can't grow grapefruit seeds for two years. You grow plants from the

Commercial grapefruit are hybrids and plants grown from the seeds will not
be identical. In fact, you should expect a wide variety of growth forms to
sprout from each of the seeds. Each seedling should be different.

A google search should reveal many websites with info on how to grow citrus


Carl West <eisen at attbi.com> wrote in message
news:3E4A637E.4CD4670A at attbi.com...
> I happens now and again that I go to a newsgroup with questions and while
other questions of (seems to me) similar relevance get answered at length,
mine goes begging. I doubt it's because I'm asking questions no one knows
the answers to, so I'm left to think that it's a question of style.
> I don't mean to whine and complain about not getting a free answer here. I
_am_ curious as to whether I can adjust my questioning style. This has
happened on other groups too.
> Any suggestions?
> My most recent example:
> Carl West wrote:
> >
> > I've been growing two grapefruit seeds for a couple of years in the same
pot. One is about two feet tall the other is about 5 inches. Could the one
be limiting the other?
> >
> > The tall plant has no branches, it just keeps growing straight up (well
OK, toward the window, I turn it now and then). I know nothing of the growth
pattern for these plants. Do I need to wait for it to branch on its own? or
shall I clip the lead sprout and hope that encourages side-growth?
> >
> > I also have less pressing questions about pot-size and watering
> > Could someone point me to web-based info that might hold the answers to
my questions?
> --
> Carl West   eisen at attbi.com   http://eisen.home.attbi.com
> I have no superfluous leisure; my stay must be stolen out
> of other affairs; but I will attend you awhile.
>            - Isabella, Measure for Measure, Act 3 Scene 1
> -

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