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Feijoa fruit Sydney

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Bron357 starts with ...
Hi, we have a huge Feijoa tree, over 5 metres, here in the inner west of Sydney which creates a mountain load of fruit which goes to complete waste (we don't eat them). The tree is currently in flower. If anyone wants to have some fruit let me know and I can message you once the fruit has formed, another month or two I think. Cheers.
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Bron357
Croydon
1st November 2016 10:39am
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Jasoneboyd says...
Hi Bron,
I love Feijoas and I've been buying them from Feijoa Direct up until now, about $60 for 15kg. Unfortunately, they now have a complete sales deal with Harris Farm and don't sell private anymore. Come feijoa season in March/April, I'm happy to do a trade for some of your fruit!
Jason
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Balgowlah
18th February 2017 5:17pm
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Marion123 says...
SOUNDS FANTASTIC!! I love feijoas!!
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Marion123
Chiswick
19th March 2017 10:48pm
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Beeh says...
Hello! Are they in season yet? Would love to get some for my family! They love them!'
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20th March 2017 11:35pm
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Hayles says...
I love feijoas! Please let me know when you have fruit. Thank you
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Hayles
Sydney
28th March 2017 4:12pm
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Monz says...
Hey Bron357!

I love feijoas and would be happy to take some off your hands :-) Let me know when they are ripe and I'll come and get some, thanks for posting!
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Monz
Sydney
30th March 2017 3:28pm
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Bron357 says...
Hi all, I'm sorry to report that we've been besieged by fruit bats. I heard this squealing the other night and thought it was fighting cats, but no, the fruit bats this year found the Feijoa tree. They have monstered the tree. We'll obviously have to try netting it next year. Apologies, for years and years no trouble with bats, but this year - wham.
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CROYDON,2132,NSW
31st March 2017 4:14pm
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Jasoneboyd says...
No problem, best of luck Bron!
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2nd April 2017 7:01pm
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Cherie E says...
I absolutely love feijoas and am happy to buy any spare fruit from you. Please let me know when they are ready and I wil come and make a purchase from you. Thanks 😊
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9th April 2017 11:57pm
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Pkln71 says...
Bugger, maybe next year, keep in touch and good luck.
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Pkln71
SELECT Your Suburb,2759,NSW
15th May 2017 5:41am
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Manfred says...
Bad luck Brom. You're on their circuit now and they'll be back every year.
They know when they're on a good thing.
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15th May 2017 7:06pm
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Catriona46 says...
What are the best varieties for Sydney - cope with humidity best?
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24th August 2017 12:21pm
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Jaluka says...
Hi,

I'm also in the the Inner West I would love some when they are ready if your still have some this year, I haven't had any since growing up in Auckland where one of the neighbors had 5 trees.
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7th February 2018 4:06pm
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Fruitylicious1 says...
Hi Catriona


Most feijoa varieties will grow and fruit well in Sydney. If you can only afford one tree because of space constraint select the self fertile varieties like feijoa oval, unique, mammoth, and nazematze though they will all benefit from cross pollination if another variety is nearby.
Go for it. They are one of the easiest trees to grow in the sub tropics up to the cooler areas of OZ.

Happy Gardening :-)
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Fruitylicious1
TAMWORTH,2340,NSW
9th February 2018 10:19am
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Tarathefeijoaaddict says...
Hi Bron
I’m a kiwi living in the inner west... I’m 8 months pregnant and seriously craving feijoas! These were a massive part of my childhood and I miss them soooo much. How is your tree flourishing in 2018? I will happily pay cold hard cash for your fruit!
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Hurlstone Park
22nd April 2018 8:20am
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IanW says...
Some Woolworths and greengrocers are selling individual feijoa fruit at the moment.
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Ashfield
23rd April 2018 7:18pm
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Fruitylicious1 says...
Hi Tara and to all feijoa lovers

For the long term solution, plant a feijoa in a big pot if you haven't got enough space or renting. It's fun and easy. Go for the grafted variety for a shorter waiting period with your first harvest. Select a self fertile cv if you can only afford one.

Happy gardening :-)
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TAMWORTH,2340,NSW
24th April 2018 7:26pm
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Metalhead says...
Hi Bron, I love Feijoa's and would be very grateful if when ready we could pickup some up please... Thanks...
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Rosemeadow
19th May 2018 11:25pm
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Fruitylicious1 says...
Hi Metalhead

I saw some feijoas still on sale today at our local Coles maybe yours may still have some stragglers too. I know freshly picked feijoas are way better than a store bought one, just in case Bron no longer have fresh feijoa fruits.

Happy feijoa hunting :-)
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Fruitylicious1
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20th May 2018 4:48pm
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ChantelleGrows says...
Hi Bron

I would LOVE some feijoas when they ripen this summer!!! I've just planted six cultivars but it will take a while to get decent amounts of fruit!

Also check out the facebook group 'cropswap' - you may be able to get some cool produce in return for some of your feijoas :)
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5th October 2018 12:34am
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