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Wampee seedsWampee seeds - Thanks srt, I just found a photo of mine flowering last year 12 October. Looks like it varies a bit from year to year. (starting to worry that I'd have to tell my neighbourhood wampee fans that ther...
  By davewastech 43 mins ago (38 responses)
Green Sapote - Ok, will do. The thing is, the trees are so big and tall you can't reach the fruit. So I have to wait for the fruit to drop. It's no problem though, by the end of Summer the ground is littered with ...
  By Linton 1 hours ago (13 responses)
Fig NicolenaFig Nicolena - Not yet, Jenny. Will post here when I need to prune it....
  By TMary 2 hours ago (12 responses)
Abiu\'s in SE Qld?Abiu's in SE Qld? - I have a little seedling from a TFW fruit from last year if you're interested?...
  By Jenny 2 hours ago (41 responses)
mango varieties - Don't have a romanticised notion of what it may be like. The supermarket cartel set the price. Take it or leave it. The mango industry has been trying to increase the export market share for some t...
  By Boris Spasky 3 hours ago (14 responses)
fruit? - Best not to waste time & space, graft a better quality named variety on it....
  By Carl76 4 hours ago (4 responses)
Fig Black PiconeFig Black Picone - The Picone green is fruiting well....
  By TMary 21 hours ago (4 responses)
Black GenoaBlack Genoa - One of my BG has a lot of low branches and suckers so I have been removing them, some with roots attached. Instant new trees! :)...
  By TMary 1 days ago (13 responses)
Rare Fruit Swap/Sale in Melbourne South/East?Rare Fruit Swap/Sale in Melbourne South/East? - Does anyone have a spare flying dragon rootstock? I have an apple rootstock (m27) and some elder plants for trade. I am also willing to pay for it. Thanks dwain@live.com.au...
  By Harry 1 days ago (127 responses)
Prickly Pear CuttingsPrickly Pear Cuttings - No worries AC. I'll bet a lot have gone the way of the purple you've mentioned. Cactoblastus cactorum is very effective at wiping them out, too. Thankfully this hasn't affected my plants yet....
  By sternus1 2 days ago (32 responses)
Pruning apple trees - I know abc garden australia had a few segments on pruning. They recommend a vase shape. At 1.5m apart, your options are limited but having said that, my red delicious is a stick, with one centra...
  By Brain 2 days ago (1 responses)
European Commission To Ban Heirloom Seeds - I don't have a link on me but it was defeated twice so far with a parliment vote of something like 37-2?. I guess the big companies will try again every couple of years but it's not going to happen ...
  By jason 2 days ago (3 responses)
identifying arrowhead vs pickerel rush - I bought a pond plant labelled as arrowhead. I was reading about which parts of the plant are edible on the green harvest website (most of the plant), and they say that arrowhead doesn't flower (at l...
  By Diana 2 days ago (0 responses)
AQUILARIA CRASSNA PLANTS FOR SALEAQUILARIA CRASSNA PLANTS FOR SALE - I sell Aquilaria crassna & STERCULIA LYCHNOPHORA's seed in Viet Nam as well Aquilaria carving art for display at home. My ctc:0903.575.060 , email: doan_ngan_ha@yahoo.com...
  By Ngan Ha 3 days ago (58 responses)
Jaboticaba Leaves being eaten?Jaboticaba Leaves being eaten? - Cool and very neat circles -Ive been using success to hinder any leaf curling caterpillars on my Jabs. Id rather do the tip pinching to promote side growth :)...
  By Markmelb 3 days ago (3 responses)
Is Malabar chestnut toxic? - Ok, so I spoke to Oscar about this, who has forgotten more about edible exotics than I've ever known and owns fruitlovers.com and he pointed out that this article doesn't refer to the nut that is so...
  By sternus1 3 days ago (9 responses)
Jaboticaba Leaves being eaten?Jaboticaba Leaves being eaten? - Left Blank...
  By aaroncob1 3 days ago (0 responses)
avocado diebackavocado dieback - Looks like an iron & manganese deficiency Karen. Could you post a photo of your sick Edranol tree? Does sound like Phytophthora root rot :-( And you did spray it (and the soil) with anti-rot? Is the ...
  By Brendan 3 days ago (8 responses)
Q&A to Glenn Walton QLD Arboricultural AssociationQ&A to Glenn Walton QLD Arboricultural Association - Glenn Walton is the President of the Queensland Arboricultural Association Inc and has agreed to do his best to answer some tough questions relating to Arboriculture. He is also the owner of [Link]...
  By Correy 3 days ago (0 responses)
I.D pleaseI.D please - lucky Guy scott. Imbe is a really good garcinia and extremely slow growing, I've never seen one fruiting like that before....
  By sternus1 3 days ago (3 responses)
Paw Paw - Your best chance is with microclimate, you need a spot which receives sun all day, especially in winter and does not get any wind as wind removes heat very fast. North facing with wind barriers to the...
  By Waterfall 4 days ago (1 responses)
Avocado growth rateAvocado growth rate - Hi Jason hoping you can visit soon. ...
  By Karen54 4 days ago (72 responses)
Black Brazilian Cherry - Daley's Black Beauty Cherry has smaller leaves than the Forbidden Fruit's Black one. Different varieties obviously....
  By Juneli 4 days ago (18 responses)
Bael Leaves for Pooja - It seems difficult to track down. A lot of people are wanting seeds as well....
  By phil@tyalgum 4 days ago (1 responses)
Plants must be watered and fertilized - Boris hogwash is a generous appraisal....
  By Mike Tr 4 days ago (3 responses)
Canarina canariensisCanarina canariensis - Canarinas still going strong! They're supposed to die off over Summer but these ones are still growing slowly. The tubers are developing also and becoming larger. They should produce a crop next W...
  By Linton 4 days ago (3 responses)
Pawpaw - I can't say for sure, but when plants produce weird contorted fruit, it can be a Boron or trace element deficiency. ...
  By JohnMc1 4 days ago (1 responses)
aquaponics - You can dwarf anything Diana by keeping the roots and branches pruned. Not a problem growing in Aquaponics. These days the "dwarf" list is endless, you'll have to Google around and see what you wou...
  By JohnMc1 4 days ago (1 responses)
White Sapote \'Dade\' and \'Kampong\'White Sapote 'Dade' and 'Kampong' - when the scat monkeys flippin deep fryed wangers...
  By vlct 5 days ago (30 responses)
black Muscat vine - Can I get them in Perth to buy. Can't get from East - quarantine rules...
  By Luba 5 days ago (0 responses)
Garlup Nut - They are around in FNQ. Search for Galip on the forum and you will find a previous thread. There are other good related species in the canarium family that may do better in SEQ, but you'd likely have...
  By The poster formerly known as... 5 days ago (1 responses)
Germinated graviola seeds - Emilie, there is no evidence whatsoever that soursop extractions even increase the probability of remission let alone cure cancer. None. You will not find one legitimate clinical trial that establishe...
  By sternus1 5 days ago (2 responses)
Honey Gold MangoHoney Gold Mango - Beli - if yu look at my HGs in 3rd Feb pics above - They were the most vigorous and have planted one in ground and is about 33cm Tall and about to flush - one i left in pot is doing second flush as h...
  By Markmelb 6 days ago (23 responses)
Neighbor invasive roots - Thithi, the tree is unlikely to die. I live in an orchard area surrounded by bush, and the orchardists regularly deep rip the roots of surrounding trees every couple of years. So it's not a permanent...
  By Julie 1 6 days ago (2 responses)
Pea Eggplant SeedsPea Eggplant Seeds - Hi All - Just found some Pea Eggplants that have finally set and not far from picking - I reckon not too bad for Melbourne when they grow in Darwin and sell for $4 for a tiny bag - well they did take...
  By Markmelb 6 days ago (115 responses)
Bird netting for fruit trees - You can do the calculation 2.3 metres high times 2 equals roughly 5 metres and add 2 metres for growth ; that can be your width ie 7 metres . Then there will be a minimum buy ,say , 50 metres. You can...
  By srt 6 days ago (2 responses)
finger limefinger lime - Very high quality looking soil though. No way that would fly at my place, My soil is anaerobic mud/...
  By sternus1 6 days ago (36 responses)
Asturian Tree Cabbage lucullus Erbette seeds - If it is a true brassica how would it do in the summer heat? I wonder if the op has tried ethiopian cabbage....
  By echinopora 6 days ago (7 responses)
LandscapeLandscape - At Professional Landscape Supplies, we have a knowledgeable team of landscaping specialists to offer you advice and the products needed to make your landscape a success. ...
  By Landscape Products 7 days ago (0 responses)
Lots a lemonsLots a lemons - Start again with a whole tree this time. Your tree is missing the bottom half--i.e. a rootstock. ...
  By Boris Spasky 7 days ago (96 responses)
acha cha fruit seedsacha cha fruit seeds - What is the best pruning practice for achachas, as I have a three foot tree that has multiple, vine-like branches. I just put it in the ground and have it staked to keep it in some order. My feeling ...
  By Al 7 days ago (127 responses)
Mango trees in Melbourne - Hi Sam I don't think that there are any specific Mango varieties currently available that are well-suited to growing in Melbourne. However some people do seem to succeed with them here. There ...
  By Linton 7 days ago (1 responses)
Loquat seedlings - Thanks every one for their ideas and input. I think i have found solution. I have stopped watering the seeds and the new shoots seem to be doing fine. I have a shoot with a set of leaves!!! ya for me...
  By Craig Edmeades 7 days ago (9 responses)
wanted: Maprang - I will look sternus and it is the other way around....
  By Mike Tr 7 days ago (3 responses)
Help with plant spacing and positionHelp with plant spacing and position - Please email me at: noevilstar@hushmail.me thanks s...
  By sternus1 7 days ago (9 responses)
Seville OrangeSeville Orange - Dina, please email me on: julwood at iprimus dot com dot au....
  By Julie 1 8 days ago (127 responses)
Pinto peanut as ground coverPinto peanut as ground cover - Looking back I regret planting the millet grasses as I could only do a chop and drop and they grow too tall which shades the others out and then go to seed. They are excellent as green manure thoug...
  By Waterfall 8 days ago (4 responses)
Multiple Citrus Rootstock QuestionsMultiple Citrus Rootstock Questions - From what I can see they look OK to graft. Brain is right, being under shade is only going to make them taller. My Sumo bud grafts onto Trifoliata I did couple of weeks ago are sitting in full sun....
  By JohnMc1 8 days ago (3 responses)
CherimoyaCherimoya - Kampong mauve is the most popular of the red and purple sugar apples in Australia.Custard apples mostly refers to atemoya (Cherimoya x sugar apple) as well as sugar apple itself.Custard apple in many...
  By MIke T1 9 days ago (10 responses)
I want to grow capersI want to grow capers - Hello Baz and others. I've just stumbled upon this conversation whilst trying to track down some caper plants for my son-in-law. I Usually do most of my buying from Daleys as I'm nearby, but they do...
  By linnie 9 days ago (26 responses)
MonsteraMonstera - pfft--that's a baby compared to some of the specimens growing in brisbane. Not a big fan of the fruit. It's ok. The little black spikes are enough to make them not worth the effort for me at leas...
  By sternus1 9 days ago (6 responses)
Grafted avocadoGrafted avocado - It's a hass if that's what you wanted to know....
  By jason 9 days ago (1 responses)
Growing Star Apples in Adelaide - Has anyone in Adelaide had any luck trying to grow Purple Star Apples?(Not to be confused with Star Fruit)...
  By A.C 9 days ago (0 responses)
PAWPAWSPAWPAWS - Also there are super dwarf types ie Taiwan hybrid red lady, plant height 1m ...
  By jakfruit etiquette 9 days ago (117 responses)
Myristica fragransMyristica fragrans - The second native species is better but still not the real deal....
  By MIke T1 10 days ago (25 responses)

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Ugli fruit tree - Any ideas where to buy an Ugli Fruit tree in Queensland? Thanks....
  By Mezzie 123 days ago (0 responses)
dwarf avocado trees - Do you have dwarf avocado trees & what varieties are compatable to grow on Fraser Coast, Qld. What are the costs Bye Barrie Sibson...
  By sibson1 68 days ago (0 responses)
Hushabye mountain - extremely good cover. [Link] ...
  By sternus1 54 days ago (0 responses)
Piper beatle plant - Anybody you know of selling piper betel wine in and around Sydney?...
  By gee 46 days ago (0 responses)
Abiu Flowers Pest AttackAbiu Flowers Pest Attack - Hi our Abiu is adjacent to a beach forest in Far North Qld, Mission Beach. The tree fruited for the first time last year but this year flowers were covered in webbing, browned off and only a few fruit...
  By Tuxie 43 days ago (0 responses)
pruning australian screw pandanus - We have an Australian Screw Pine - Pandanus - which is single trunk. is it possible to remove the crown to encourage side branching...
  By tropical 42 days ago (0 responses)
New growth on raspbetrries - We have a very nice pending crop of raspberries on last years canes. This years new growth has been excessive . We have cut out the shoots that have run any distance from our growing trellis but a...
  By Judy B 42 days ago (0 responses)
Seville - If there are any forum members out there living on the sunshine coast who like making their own bitter seville marmalade, I have a few trees spare, for pick up free. Grown from seed, ready to go in th...
  By Diego 41 days ago (0 responses)
moving toona ciliate - I need to move a 4 metre red cedar (toona ciliate). How easy is this to do? How big is the tap root, and how sensitive is the tap root? Hope to hear from you soon. Nrsimha...
  By Nrsimha 39 days ago (0 responses)
kasturi - Does anyone know if the kasturi variety on daleys mango page is actually mangifera casturi?...
  By Troy 38 days ago (0 responses)
golden passionfruit - Does anybody know where in Melbourne i can buy golden passionfruit fruit (as opposed to tree/plant). I will grow one when i get a garden, but in the meantime i am trying to locate some actual fruit to...
  By colm mcgarry 33 days ago (0 responses)
Standard Roses stock - Just brought property last owner has standard roses stock don't know how to care for them or if anyone uses this any more. can anyone help...
  By Vicki G 32 days ago (0 responses)
Papaya fruit colour - We bought several red papaya trees as we love the flavour of the red fleshed fruit. The first fruiting produced red papayas but every fruiting since has produced the orange fleshed papaya. Is this un...
  By Stacie 30 days ago (0 responses)
Bagworm infestation - I have had a sudden outbreak of these tiny little cone shaped,silk woven bags with worms inside. The have bee causing really bad scabbing and leaf distortion on my plants and are beginning to spread, ...
  By Nathan 01 26 days ago (0 responses)
idian long pepper vine - looking to purchase/buy seed/plant...
  By ziggy2014 25 days ago (0 responses)
Chestnut variety - Is it possible to keep chestnut tree at about 5-6 meter? I am considering buying marone or Riley, but there is no information I could find in term of taste (sometime I bought tasteless chestnut of unk...
  By KH 25 days ago (0 responses)
grumichama - I could not agree more....
  By srt 22 days ago (0 responses)
Mango treesMango trees - Can anyone help diagnose the problem I have with my mango tree? I have two within a couple of metres of each other but only one has this problem, shown in the photos. It did fruit this year but a lot ...
  By Ctomo 14 days ago (0 responses)
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  By Frenchy 14 days ago (0 responses)
Mango trees - Are Early Gold and Banana Mangos disease resistant. Is the banana mango a dwarf....
  By Lyn Gray 13 days ago (0 responses)
PerennialPeanut, (Arachis pintoi), seeds... - I'm looking into putting heaps of Perennial peanut down in order to improve my soil, fix nitrogen and such. Daleys provides seedlings. However, I am looking into seeding a large area. I live i...
  By FlowerPot 11 days ago (0 responses)
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  By Grafted avocado 11 days ago (0 responses)
Growing Star Apples in Adelaide - Has anyone in Adelaide had any luck trying to grow Purple Star Apples?(Not to be confused with Star Fruit)...
  By A.C 9 days ago (0 responses)
LandscapeLandscape - At Professional Landscape Supplies, we have a knowledgeable team of landscaping specialists to offer you advice and the products needed to make your landscape a success. ...
  By Landscape Products 7 days ago (0 responses)
black Muscat vine - Can I get them in Perth to buy. Can't get from East - quarantine rules...
  By Luba 5 days ago (0 responses)
Q&A to Glenn Walton QLD Arboricultural AssociationQ&A to Glenn Walton QLD Arboricultural Association - Glenn Walton is the President of the Queensland Arboricultural Association Inc and has agreed to do his best to answer some tough questions relating to Arboriculture. He is also the owner of [Link]...
  By Correy 3 days ago (0 responses)
Jaboticaba Leaves being eaten?Jaboticaba Leaves being eaten? - Left Blank...
  By aaroncob1 3 days ago (0 responses)
identifying arrowhead vs pickerel rush - I bought a pond plant labelled as arrowhead. I was reading about which parts of the plant are edible on the green harvest website (most of the plant), and they say that arrowhead doesn't flower (at l...
  By Diana 2 days ago (0 responses)

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Guava tees in melbourneGuava tees in melbourne - I had a mango tree in the pot for two winters as we were waiting to move in to our new house we built. Surprisingly, it survived and thrived during summer. It was growing very fast that it seems to be...
  By Raquel 71 days ago (127 responses)
Black Sapote not growingBlack Sapote not growing - I heard of a black sapote die after a fertilizer dump. It was fertilized heavy because the previous fertilizing caused some dieback which was misread as a call for more fertilizer needed rather than ...
  By denise1 321 days ago (127 responses)
Wolf BerriesWolf Berries - Hi. Has anyone had any experience with Goji Nero, Lycium ruthenicum murr. Black goji is supposedly another super healthy fruit from China. Not a lot of info on the net that I can find....
  By Anthony 163 days ago (127 responses)
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  By Cha Kwan 35 days ago (127 responses)
BlueberryBlueberry - Ive been growing my blueberry burst in a 50 percent azalea potting mix mixed with 50 percent premium potting mix that has had another 20 percent washed sand added to it from more drainage.I threw in a...
  By A.C 101 days ago (127 responses)
dragon fruitdragon fruit - Bump....
  By Anthony 40 days ago (127 responses)
PeppinoPeppino - Hello everyone. I have enjoyed reading all your posts about the Pepino. I live in Tasmania and have 3 plants in my garden. Ants seem to be my bigest problem. I have copied the sauce recipes from...
  By BrendaWylllie 289 days ago (127 responses)
Pinkabelle Apple TreePinkabelle Apple Tree - Don't kid yourself Granger, ff will have no problems turning your pink lady to crap. They prefer your neighbours tomatoes or stone fruit though....
  By Boris Spasky 430 days ago (127 responses)
LYCHEE TREELYCHEE TREE - Ann, you could try putting a sprinkler up in your lychee tree (they like humidity) and also digging a small trench next to it, for all your veggie scraps, to encourage it to bear well every year....
  By Anne 41 days ago (127 responses)
Veggie gardenVeggie garden - So why give them more attention, sg? I'm sure we all ignore it for that reason....
  By MaryT 847 days ago (127 responses)
Fruit fly controlFruit fly control - Boris, I don't know yet. This is a difficult situation. We had some sterile FF release a year or so ago, but personally I didn't notice any difference. In fact, my loquat, which has never had ...
  By Juie 1 84 days ago (127 responses)
BabacoBabaco - Hi Gus, Not sure if you were able to get hold of Babaco plants in Perth but I have 2 available for sale down in Bunbury if you are still looking. They are about 20cm tall and are from last autumn so a...
  By Colin 47 days ago (127 responses)
CoffeeCoffee - Hi Markmelb, You were completely right - too much sun. We discovered this accidentally when we moved the tree at Christmas to put up the Christmas tree in its place. The tree's new spot has less s...
  By nicole 285 days ago (127 responses)
drumstick treedrumstick tree - Hi Guys, I have some spare Drumstick tree seeds that i can share. I am in Perth. email your address and i will post out. nickgiancola54@gmail.com Cheers...
  By nicg 218 days ago (127 responses)
ackee treeackee tree - Ha gwan peeps, need breadfruit, and any provision, yellow yam, white yam, plantain, cassava. any help much appreciated. Much love Mango-jack...
  By mango-jack 52 days ago (127 responses)
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  By jason 10 days ago (127 responses)
I have a cherry treeI have a cherry tree - We had a Stella cherry tree that was 20 years old it produced fruit for the past 17 years then finally died last year I planted another Stella we live in country Victoria and get very hot summers som...
  By Frances 126 days ago (127 responses)
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  By Waterfall 27 days ago (127 responses)
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  By MJ 462 days ago (127 responses)
Betel LeafBetel Leaf - please i need piperbetal leaf plant but not from thailand i will prefar from india or bangladesh if u can than ineed at perth naranparesh@gmail.com 0466864269...
  By paresh 86 days ago (127 responses)
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  By MaryT1 114 days ago (127 responses)
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  By kong 29 days ago (127 responses)
custard applescustard apples - Hi What is in my fruits from my African Pride tree? All the fruits are of good size and look nice but when cut open the wonly white flesh is between the seeds and on inside of fruit just under the ...
  By Kam 143 days ago (127 responses)
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  By Mike 729 days ago (127 responses)
Mango Tree DiseaseMango Tree Disease - Ive the same problem with my Mango tree here in Cowandilla ,Adelaide.It looks like salt burn,waterlogging issue.I did spray it with Kocide Blue for Anthracnose .Also sprayed it with Zinc sulphate and ...
  By A,C 222 days ago (127 responses)
rasberry bushesrasberry bushes - understood and sent....
  By peter 1000 476 days ago (127 responses)
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  By Rampe 83 days ago (127 responses)
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  By mojo 323 days ago (127 responses)
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  By MaryT 238 days ago (127 responses)
Rare Fruit Swap/Sale in Melbourne South/East?Rare Fruit Swap/Sale in Melbourne South/East? - Does anyone have a spare flying dragon rootstock? I have an apple rootstock (m27) and some elder plants for trade. I am also willing to pay for it. Thanks dwain@live.com.au...
  By Harry 1 days ago (127 responses)
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  By Db 930 days ago (127 responses)
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  By cabra 108 days ago (127 responses)
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  By JohnMc1 20 days ago (127 responses)
pouteria lucumapouteria lucuma - Speaking of large seeds have you ever come across persea schiedeana?...
  By Troy 59 days ago (127 responses)
Seville OrangeSeville Orange - Dina, please email me on: julwood at iprimus dot com dot au....
  By Julie 1 8 days ago (127 responses)
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  By allybanana 86 days ago (127 responses)
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  By Markmelb 28 days ago (127 responses)
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  By Julie W 122 days ago (127 responses)
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  By JohnMc1 38 days ago (127 responses)
gardening in Perth sandsgardening in Perth sands - Shelley - Re. Terracotta worm farms, Kim Lyons [Link] or another potter might make one for you. Kim makes a lot of the terracotta bird baths etc available at Dawsons, Z...
  By Liz 51 days ago (127 responses)
BananaBanana - No they do not have an invasive root system. They have a corm(think that's how it's spelled) it's like a big barrel shape root. From which the new saplings grow. Hope this helps. Otherwise Google i...
  By bertybeetle 16 days ago (127 responses)
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  By JohnMc1 162 days ago (127 responses)
Does anyone garden with blackwater?Does anyone garden with blackwater? - We used Steve at Go Green Plumbing when we had to rebuild our Biolytix. He is an experienced plumber who knows and installs blackwater (and greywater)systems. Don't use Ian from Denmark he overcharges...
  By Bonnie 695 days ago (127 responses)
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  By JohnMc1 117 days ago (127 responses)
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  By MJ 963 days ago (127 responses)
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  By Julie W 97 days ago (127 responses)
sweet potatoessweet potatoes - Tipped out the content of my pot of sweet potatoes this morning...what a surprise! Back to SP : Mike you are right; they are Beau's. I brought home some of those you recommended at Rusty's. Hop...
  By TMary 91 days ago (127 responses)
acha cha fruit seedsacha cha fruit seeds - What is the best pruning practice for achachas, as I have a three foot tree that has multiple, vine-like branches. I just put it in the ground and have it staked to keep it in some order. My feeling ...
  By Al 7 days ago (127 responses)
Problems with White Sapotes *Pics included*Problems with White Sapotes *Pics included* - Thanks for the advice, I didn't know that they were deciduous so it seems like there is nothing to worry about. They are not pot bound and I recently changed the potting mix. The leaves turned yel...
  By Linton 381 days ago (127 responses)
Oca, NZ yams, OkaOca, NZ yams, Oka - Came across these on ebay. 'bought 20 bucks delivered. [Link]...
  By starling 492 days ago (127 responses)

fruit tree picturesDon't forget to upload a picture of the fruit tree you are discussing.
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