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Chuoi Cau Banana plantChuoi Cau Banana plant - I've treated this variety like any other and failed. I now have one in a large grow-bag giving it plenty of care and nutes, I'd love to see this variety in fruit before I drop off the planet....
  By JohnMc1 3 hours ago (55 responses)
Dwarf Apple - Hi Eric and Waterfall, Fuji is fine, Cox's orange pippin might be erratic / not taste nice. There is a huge amount of information in this forum on apples in warm climates and on fuji in warm clima...
  By Diana 3 hours ago (2 responses)
Solomons bananas and limesSolomons bananas and limes - Hi Jakfruit, They are locally called bushlime, they taste like a combination of lime and lemon. Citrus in the tropics stay green so it's hard to tell what they are. They have green mandarines in t...
  By Diana 3 hours ago (2 responses)
Mango tree fruit/flowersMango tree fruit/flowers - Guys, does anyone have a couple or even one seed of the SAM RU DU Mango to spare please?...
  By Juneli 7 hours ago (31 responses)
Noela Avocado - I can find that out for you later today. Stay tuned....
  By sternus1 15 hours ago (1 responses)
kakadu plum - can I get it or seeds in America?...
  By kaybirdfla 22 hours ago (0 responses)
Taiwan mangoesTaiwan mangoes - Where are the Keo Savoy ? ...
  By Brain 1 days ago (11 responses)
Please help identify this citrusPlease help identify this citrus - New Home Owner, any updates on your tree ??...
  By jakfruit etiquette 1 days ago (18 responses)
Queen Garnet PlumQueen Garnet Plum - Every little bit helps in the end....
  By ivepeters 1 days ago (46 responses)
Artocarpus hirsuitus - "artocarpus are really only good for throwing at advancing rabid monkeys" Dunno, but think about what they will be throwing back!...
  By jakfruit etiquette 1 days ago (3 responses)
Willughbeia angustifoliaWillughbeia angustifolia - No way echinopera-- mature dragons by themselves weigh at least 150 kg, conservatively. when you add wind pressure to that, the stress is incredible. Whatever they grow on has to be anchored very well...
  By sternus1 1 days ago (58 responses)
LandscapeLandscape - Goddamnit. I just can't understand why it isn't sold up here....
  By sternus1 1 days ago (6 responses)
Panama Berry TreePanama Berry Tree - Hi John, I just saw your comment,and its a long shot, i lve in Perth and have been looking for a panama berry, can you tell me were you got yours or can i buy a cutting or maybe some berry to plant. ...
  By nicgee 1 days ago (22 responses)
Longans in MelbourneLongans in Melbourne - Hey sternus, i asked around but so far no takers. But surely there are a few other qlders here who might want a peach. If i had the space, i would love to take one. ...
  By Brain 2 days ago (57 responses)
plum trees in brisbane - Does anyone know if we get enough chill in Brisbane for Satsuma and Mariposa plums? Is anyone local growing them? And how big do the standard trees grow? Thanks in advance Mike...
  By Slicko 2 days ago (5 responses)
growing muscadine grapesgrowing muscadine grapes - My muscadine grape 'Adonis' is flowering again for the 3rd time this season. The last flowering in early January produced 15 small bunches of berries that are now as big or bigger than a $2 coin. I ho...
  By Slicko 2 days ago (4 responses)
Grafting the Mango treesGrafting the Mango trees - grafting hi all i will like to join this group if its possiable?...
  By ajc 2 days ago (34 responses)
PerennialPeanut, (Arachis pintoi), seeds... - Permaculture groups usually have loads of pinto peanut and many save seed. Maybe start there if Daleys cant help....
  By The poster formerly known as... 3 days ago (2 responses)
Bagworm infestation - Any photos Nathan, it might help with ID...
  By phil@tyalgum 3 days ago (1 responses)
Standard Roses stock - Are they rootstock for grafting Vicki...
  By phil@tyalgum 3 days ago (1 responses)
golden passionfruit - Is that the Panama Gold variety Colm?...
  By phil@tyalgum 3 days ago (1 responses)
UQ rejects Campbell newman's book for publication - King the ex member for Cairns who wrote the thing is a bit of a princess.As a journalist for the local rag previously he made Bolt and Alan Jones seem like impartial geniuses.It will be a piece of cre...
  By MIke T1 3 days ago (7 responses)
Did organza bags work for you 100%?Did organza bags work for you 100%? - I have been used organza bags with baking paper inside the bags for last two years on guava trees, works perfectly well. ...
  By Miranda 3 days ago (26 responses)
Buckinghamia celsissima germination time - That's great advice Mike, thanks. I'll try and collect more seed....
  By Leelee 3 days ago (4 responses)
Pomello tree - A few drops in wild may should do the trick. Folk up north have reported good results with frontline ground up into wild may. I figure the liquid will mix much better with wild may, plus is so much be...
  By The poster formerly known as... 4 days ago (7 responses)
PawpawsPawpaws - It is certainly not a male.The bunched flowering spikes give the appearance of a bisex but the size and width of individual flowers shows it is a female.The fruit are likely to be quite round to footb...
  By MIke T1 4 days ago (1 responses)
Tomato growing made easy - Like many parts of the tropics the 3 winter months are the ones to grow veggies with tomatoes having a 5 month season.Shallots,spring onions,radishes,bok choy,pay choy,mustard and various others will...
  By MIke T1 4 days ago (10 responses)
Plant ideas for Dry, Hot, Windy, Frost - Chris.2 this great idea may help you to get plants established. It was posted by Julie. [Link]...
  By Diego 4 days ago (2 responses)
New growth on raspbetrries - Do you know which variety you have Judy? Not really necessary to thin canes, they tend to die off after flowering and fruiting, in the second year of growth. Then simply remove the dead cane to make r...
  By phil@tyalgum 4 days ago (1 responses)
PawpawsPawpaws - Left Blank...
  By Male or female 4 days ago (0 responses)
Myristica fragransMyristica fragrans - I just can't remember what time of the year that one fruits but it isn't the wet season.There are male branches grafted on to the larger female.There really should be more around and that goes for c...
  By MIke T1 5 days ago (28 responses)
gardening in Perth sandsgardening in Perth sands - Hi, Would like to buy a tonne of Calcium bentonite but only need half really. Wondering if anyone interested to go half with me. I enquired today, a tonne cost $250 not including delivery. I live i...
  By Dv 6 days ago (127 responses)
Piper Nigrum Issue - Mmmmm brown spots and edges and if it lures children you may have a pied piper. Cuttings sometimes get this problem when watered too much and kept in deep shade.It will be soil,environmental conditio...
  By MIke T1 6 days ago (1 responses)
Betel LeafBetel Leaf - Just tell me how many vine do you want and how can i send to you?I'm from Myanmar and I'm working at betel leaf plantation bussiness.My email is "jimcarrey.mufl@gmail.com"...cheers :)...
  By Phyo Koko Lwin 6 days ago (127 responses)
Hills fig tree - Hi I would like to buy a Hills fig tree but do not want the very weeping variety which used to be so popular indoors. I like the ones that grow in Hyde Park in Sydney and alos in old street tree a...
  By Hills fig 6 days ago (0 responses)
Seeking Feijoa fruitSeeking Feijoa fruit - Hi anyone able to supply feijoa fruit in perth in bulk amounts? Thanks...
  By cinterella 7 days ago (64 responses)
avocados - Reeds flower late so its better to have a couple As and a B or 3 As and B if you have room...
  By Markmelb 7 days ago (3 responses)
tree id?tree id? - They do look interesting. In Sydney I would take the photo (or a piece if possible) to the Royal Botanic Gardens for identification. Check if that's also possible in Brisbane....
  By Edward 7 days ago (1 responses)
Westralia varieties edible? - Actually depends on how big your floating abode is but try Hydro - Ponics - in fact rosmary is extremely bulletproof and drought tolerant....
  By Markmelb 7 days ago (1 responses)
Etrog citronEtrog citron - I've been growing 4 esrog plants indoors for 2 1/2 years and finally a month ago 1 plant flowered and esrogs are growing! I live in bergen county NJ!...
  By fisherman 7 days ago (18 responses)
avocado leaves going brownavocado leaves going brown - More information needed - what are your daytime Temps in Celsius? Your Watering regime as soil looks very dry? Avodos love water when its warm/hot and hate it when cool/cold...
  By Markmelb 7 days ago (58 responses)
Dwarf Lemonade TreeDwarf Lemonade Tree - When yellow its sweetest, anything before that you get more of a lemon flavour....
  By Carl76 7 days ago (1 responses)
Dwarf Lemonade TreeDwarf Lemonade Tree - Please advise how best to tell if the fruit on our tree as shown in the photos are ripe. ...
  By Peter Gannon 7 days ago (0 responses)
Native limes - In around a week he won't have to worry about that....
  By sternus1 8 days ago (6 responses)
LYCHEE TREELYCHEE TREE - Brain I reckon you're better of keeping the shaded until they're at least a metre high and have bushed out. They have among the most sensitive young leaves I've experienced. Sapodilla is close but ...
  By sternus1 8 days ago (127 responses)
Persimmon Seed - Will save you what I get Greg....
  By Previously known as Jantina 8 days ago (1 responses)
Gac Fruit anyone?Gac Fruit anyone? - Thanks John for a quick reply. I would love to be on the "waiting list " for the next avaible cuttings/seeds when they become available. I live in Port Lincoln , SA. Just wondering if the weather co...
  By Yenly 9 days ago (127 responses)
Daleys gift vouchers - Hi, I was wondering if anyone has used Daleys gift vouchers and have any problems yet ? Before it was ok, however, not once but three times I have noted my unused balance has gone from positive to ...
  By thoale881 9 days ago (0 responses)
dragon fruit - Hi Guys, May be some one can help. I have a large red skin/white flesh dragon fruit that have produced for the last 3 years, and currently has 4 fruits, no probs as its self pollinating. Now my fu...
  By nicgee 9 days ago (0 responses)
native? - [Link] Most nurseries regularly fertilise their plants I expect....
  By Diego 9 days ago (1 responses)
Growing avocado in MelbourneGrowing avocado in Melbourne - Hi Mark Not sure if you saw this pic on the site. It's the Calypso avocado fruit from innovative hort. - for temperate and tropical growing variety. All of my trees are growing steadily with new f...
  By Linton 9 days ago (127 responses)
Moreton Bay Fig - Forget not the fruit of the Moreton Bay Fig. A couple of trees in Fremantle are fruiting now. Sweet to very sweet, dark purple to black fruit. ...
  By Ecurb 9 days ago (0 responses)
most disgusting fruitmost disgusting fruit - Thanks for the reply...that's definitely the right tree. And yes they certainly aren't edible. Cheers. ...
  By gavo 10 days ago (2 responses)
duriun trees: have you seen anyduriun trees: have you seen any - That giant spiky thing is a soursop, and it is huge. Delicious fruit but full of fibre. Try juicing it....
  By sternus1 10 days ago (127 responses)
Which fig variety is best in these three?Which fig variety is best in these three? - I have also only just started growing figs since my first cuttings back in August and had my first fruit a couple weeks ago from what was supposed to be a White Adriatic but after reading through here...
  By Gardum 10 days ago (67 responses)

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black Muscat vine - Can I get them in Perth to buy. Can't get from East - quarantine rules...
  By Luba 74 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 72 days ago (0 responses)
BAel - When should Bael seedlings be transplanted...
  By Raven 53 days ago (0 responses)
borax dilution - what is the dilution of borax spray for fruit setting?...
  By boy 36 days ago (0 responses)
Gynostemma penthaphyllum - Lookin g for viable seeds...
  By herbalcurephilippines 36 days ago (0 responses)
Looking for cyclea barbata - Hi there Im just wonder if you have cyclea barbata plant, if you have please let me know. Regard Frac...
  By Frac 35 days ago (0 responses)
Rambutan - When is grated Rambutan available to buy? Do I need to buy 2 rambutan plants a M/F. Thanks...
  By guccibj11 29 days ago (0 responses)
crusher dust - Just bought 500Kg of crusher dust for $20. Seems it has a good rep. amongst olive growers as mineral additive . A little worried by its high pH of 9 but I am thinking of mixing in elemental sulphur to...
  By srt 27 days ago (0 responses)
Low chill pears for WA - A couple of years ago I got three varieties of low-chill pears sent to WA. The Fla 57-75 is still alive, but the Flordahome and the Hood (its pollinators) have died. Unfortunately it seems that WA qua...
  By csteddy 23 days ago (0 responses)
Physical graffiti cutting for sale or trade - Broke a physical graffiti dragon piece today moving the plant. Skinny but a good size. Will sell for 45$ or trade for something good. ...
  By sternus1 21 days ago (0 responses)
Wanting a Black Pepper vine - I would like to try a black pepper vine & would like to know how to go about getting one. I hunted through the stock list of the Fruit tree nursery but they don't seem to have any in stock yet....
  By Clissa 19 days ago (0 responses)
Seville Marmalade - If anyone around the Sunshine Coast would like to grow their own seville oranges to make bitter marmalade (the real McCoy), I have some trees grown from seed and ready to plant. Free. You can email me...
  By Diego 18 days ago (0 responses)
Identify this potatoIdentify this potato - Can anyone identify this variety of potato? Flowers are not part of the plant - they are sunflowers....
  By Pia 17 days ago (0 responses)
Sugar Cane Sticks - Hi, I am looking to purchase some sugar cane sticks for juicing in Syndey Area Could anyone please direct me to someone who I could contact? Thanks K...
  By Krissy 17 days ago (0 responses)
Mocan BerriesMocan Berries - Mocan Fruit - Visnea mocanera - endangered species! Recently I was sent a couple of the Mocan Seeds (Visnea mocanera) for planting. These fruit used to be eaten by the natives of the Canary Islands...
  By Linton 16 days ago (0 responses)
Cordon Apple trees - Hi, Wanting to get a variety of apple trees suitable to cordon. I live in Adelaide and unsure which chill factor apples would be good and also cross pollination. Also have read that spur-bearing vari...
  By Rebecca 15 days ago (0 responses)
Chokeberry Aronia melonocarpa - Anyone growing this ?...
  By ivepeters 13 days ago (0 responses)
Mangifera caesia in Australia? - Does anybody know where can I find Mangifera caesia tree( a.k.a Jack, wani, binjai) in Queensland?...
  By Olga01 12 days ago (0 responses)
'Riverside' seed nuts - Could anyone help me find some 'riverside' seed nuts please? Any help would be appreciated! ! I'm looking to run some tests on maybe 1000 or so......
  By sequoia 10 days ago (0 responses)
Moreton Bay Fig - Forget not the fruit of the Moreton Bay Fig. A couple of trees in Fremantle are fruiting now. Sweet to very sweet, dark purple to black fruit. ...
  By Ecurb 9 days ago (0 responses)
dragon fruit - Hi Guys, May be some one can help. I have a large red skin/white flesh dragon fruit that have produced for the last 3 years, and currently has 4 fruits, no probs as its self pollinating. Now my fu...
  By nicgee 9 days ago (0 responses)
Daleys gift vouchers - Hi, I was wondering if anyone has used Daleys gift vouchers and have any problems yet ? Before it was ok, however, not once but three times I have noted my unused balance has gone from positive to ...
  By thoale881 9 days ago (0 responses)
Dwarf Lemonade TreeDwarf Lemonade Tree - Please advise how best to tell if the fruit on our tree as shown in the photos are ripe. ...
  By Peter Gannon 7 days ago (0 responses)
Hills fig tree - Hi I would like to buy a Hills fig tree but do not want the very weeping variety which used to be so popular indoors. I like the ones that grow in Hyde Park in Sydney and alos in old street tree a...
  By Hills fig 6 days ago (0 responses)
PawpawsPawpaws - Left Blank...
  By Male or female 4 days ago (0 responses)
kakadu plum - can I get it or seeds in America?...
  By kaybirdfla 22 hours ago (0 responses)

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  By Raquel 140 days ago (127 responses)
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  By Slicko 39 days ago (127 responses)
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  By A.C 170 days ago (127 responses)
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  By Markmelb 32 days ago (127 responses)
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  By BrendaWylllie 358 days ago (127 responses)
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  By joekoel 25 days ago (127 responses)
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  By sternus1 8 days ago (127 responses)
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  By MaryT 916 days ago (127 responses)
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  By ygik 23 days ago (127 responses)
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  By Colin 116 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 354 days ago (127 responses)
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  By nicg 287 days ago (127 responses)
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  By mango-jack 121 days ago (127 responses)
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  By jason 80 days ago (127 responses)
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  By Frances 195 days ago (127 responses)
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  By ivepeters 55 days ago (127 responses)
Paw PawPaw Paw - Are these flowers male, female or bisexual?...
  By Thithi 54 days ago (127 responses)
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  By Phyo Koko Lwin 6 days ago (127 responses)
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  By MaryT1 184 days ago (127 responses)
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  By sternus1 10 days ago (127 responses)
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  By Kam 212 days ago (127 responses)
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  By Gabe 30 days ago (127 responses)
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  By MIke T1 13 days ago (127 responses)
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  By A,C 291 days ago (127 responses)
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  By peter 1000 545 days ago (127 responses)
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  By Grace-yi 38 days ago (127 responses)
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  By mojo 392 days ago (127 responses)
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  By MaryT 307 days ago (127 responses)
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  By sternus1 299 days ago (127 responses)
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  By Db 1000 days ago (127 responses)
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  By Chris 18 days ago (127 responses)
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  By Troy 128 days ago (127 responses)
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  By Julie 1 77 days ago (127 responses)
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  By allybanana 156 days ago (127 responses)
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  By Linton 9 days ago (127 responses)
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  By JohnMc1 108 days ago (127 responses)
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  By Dv 6 days ago (127 responses)
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  By sternus1 36 days ago (127 responses)
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  By JohnMc1 231 days ago (127 responses)
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  By Bonnie 765 days ago (127 responses)
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  By JohnMc1 186 days ago (127 responses)
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  By MJ 1032 days ago (127 responses)
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  By Julie W 166 days ago (127 responses)
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  By TMary 160 days ago (127 responses)
acha cha fruit seedsacha cha fruit seeds - For all you achacha devotees: [Link]...
  By Chris 12 days ago (127 responses)
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  By Linton 450 days ago (127 responses)

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