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Indian Gooseberry

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Max00 starts with ...
Hi,

Can anyone suggest where I can get Indian Gooseberry plant (Amla; Phyllanthus Embilca). Will it survive with the Melbourne weather.
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8th June 2009 10:02pm
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Phil. says...
Seeds are available from tradewinds (US) but you'd need to do a search on the AQIS website to see if you can bring them into the country.
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8th June 2009 11:11pm
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Julie says...
Max00, I asked about Amla ages ago - I'm surprised it has come up again in a different thread.

Funky Fungus (Australia) said they would have seed from June 1st, but their website is having problems at the moment, so I am just waiting. Probably wouldn't sow it till spring anyway.

Maybe try them next week, or you can contact them from the site.
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amanda says...
Hi Julie - I was wondering if they will let Amla seeds into WA? I was doing some reading and see they are from Euphorbia family....many of these are on the black-list...
(yea...I also have euphorbia weeds on the block...it's never ending honestly! I guess that's what happens when ex-farm land is left to it's own devices? totally trashes the ecosystem...sigh...!)
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Julie says...
Hadn't thought of that - I will have to check. Euphorbia is quite a big family, and I know the weeds you mean.

The fungus guy knows what I want (I emailed him), but I didn't say I was in WA. I'll ask.
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amanda says...
Fingers crossed! I couldn't get the Ceylon Hill Gooseberry from Daleys 2day either (quarantine no-no)...very frustrating :/
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giri says...
Does anyone has further update on where I can get Indian Gooseberry (AMLA) plant?
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Jimmy says...
Daleys sell them, my mate bought one, it grows great in Perth.
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Julie says...
Rev had some small trees, but he hasn't been here for quite a while.

Where are you Rev?
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JK says...
Anyone selling Amla Trees in Perth?
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amanda says...
JK - I have feeling Amla is on the no-go list for WA...? If u do a 'dummy order' thru Daleys u will find out. I haven't heard of anyone with a plant either..?
Check the My-Edibles section - asking for the specific plant - u may see a WA person with it...
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Geo says...
indian gooseberry is a tropical conditional tree, but it will grow in Melbourne climate, its available in Bunnings store, nursery
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Julie says...
amanda, Linton sent me some seeds - he may still have some.

I lost the first lot to slugs, and the second lot died after transplanting. I will try again, sowing into small pots so they don't need to be moved till they are better established.
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amanda says...
I think you need a male and a female Julie? Or am I confused with the Ceylon gooseberry now..?
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Linton says...
Amlas - Indian Gooseberry

Sorry to hear you lost your plants Julie. The ones I grew from the original seeds are still doing well and very healthy as you can see in the pictures.

I don't have any seeds left but they are readily available on the internet.
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Julie says...
I still have a few left Linton. I never sow all my seeds at once, in case of accidents. Yours are looking pretty good!

Better luck next time - for me I mean.
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BJ says...
Easy to grow here. One of the few things horses won't eat foliage off, so has done well,in the horse paddock.
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Help12 says...
You can get them from Indian store in melbourne
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Mysterio says...
Can anyone advise on the fruit quality of seed grown trees?

The info on the internet speaks of cultivars and does not provide much around this.

Also from what I can find, multiple plantings are advised for pollination.

e.g.

http://tropical.theferns.info/viewtropical.php?id=Phyllanthus+emblica

https://www.hort.purdue.edu/newcrop/morton/emblic.html

Due to limited space I was thinking I might try multiple hole planting a few.

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