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joe starts with ...
Does anyone do fruit plant swaps in Perth.
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Jason says...
Dont know but sounds like a good idea.

I'd also be interested in some grafting sessions or cutting swaps.
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Itdepends says...
I'd be interested in swapping grafting material but that's limited to certain times of the year- winter and mid summer for grafting and chip budding.

I haven't got any room for any more fruiting plants.
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joe says...
I do not realy have any grafted trees and have never tried to graft. But have had plenty of things grow from seed. Would love some more shruby plants that grow well in pots.
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Kath says...
Anybody south of the river in Perth interested in swapping? I have Cavendish bananas, red globe grapes, rosemary, pepino,mints, & a few others & would love to swap for frangipanis, preferably in pots, but if not, some cuttings. Am after any colours but especially yellow , orange & apricot-I know this is a fruit forum but thought maybe someone may be interested, thanks
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Brad says...
To the more experienced people here, how risky is it importing material from other gardens into your own?

Not knowing what nurseries / suppliers do, I've never been sure what you should / shouldn't do.

My ornamentals aren't on it, but I'm happy to share (cuttings and seed) things that are on my-edibles

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Julie says...
Been doing it for years Brad, and never had a problem. More likely to get problems from plants in pots - snails or slugs especially, and sometimes perennial weeds.

Most gardening clubs have regular swaps of cuttings etc - it's what gardeners do!
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Charles cant spell says...
Yeah your more likely to just get millapeeds, spidermites etc. Though I am sure you could introduce some stuff, it would normally require a lot of carrier material, which you would normally see. Pots, seed and cuttings are unlikely to cause an issue.
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Kath says...
Like Julie, I have been swapping plants for over 25 years & no problems & my Mum did it for over 60 years. I have plants & offsprings of plants from friends who are long gone & it's nice to have plants with a story. That's one of the things about gardeners-they share plants, seeds & cuttings because it's a nice thing to do. If you only buy from accredited nurseries you miss out on plants from friends, family,school & church & garden club fetes, the markets you come across on holidays etc.& often are limited to mass produced varieties. (and not all nurseries are accredited so you'd really have to do your homework)
Have heard that gardening personalities on T.V. & radio will advise not to do this but they seem to only plug two or three nurseries that they are affiliated with (& absolutely bag Bunnings which is quite funny as they often use the same supplier as the nurseries they plug) & I'd say they would have a better buying position than Joe Average. The nurseries they plug wouldn't be to happy to hear them say there are lots of good plants available in the Quokka (read Trading Post if you're an Eastern Stater) for $5 when they are selling them for $20+
Anyway, is a personal choice but I would've swapped & given away $1000s of dollars (at retail prices) over the years with only the odd & easily squished snail come in. For me the benefits both in $$ & enjoyment far outway any risk but am sure there are others who disagree.

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amanda says...
I agree Kath - I just "quarantine" pot plants for couple of weeks if they look weedy - I have had some plants (nursery one's too!) with weeds like a creeping clover for eg - that I don't want here. Otherwise no problems - it's fun too.
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Kath says...
I've had the same thing too Amanda- from a nursery bought plant-a really tiny clover that if you leave the tiniest bit behind it keeps producing. The 'quarantine' idea is great if people are nervous re diseases, weeds etc.
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Damo says...
I've got M27 extra dwarfing apples.
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Brad says...
I'd be very interested in an M27 polinator for my Pinkabelle.

Not surprised to see the majority here are plant / material swappers. I give away and take as much as I can. Might explain the weed I've got that sounds like what Amanda is talking about ;) But I am curious if people who've worked in nurseries / similar have a different perspective. Other that wipe out pots being reused (I use vinegar), I don't know of any required hygeine.

I've got fig cuttings on the go (see my edibles). Family and friends have first dibs and I'm not sure how many are left, but let me know if you want one (eMail: my first name _at_ anize _dot_ org)
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Charles cant spell says...
I might be interested when I come over this weekend Brad. I can see what plants you might like. No fruit trees unfortunately, a few herbs and other "salad" veges and lots of seeds if your keen.
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Julie says...
amanda, the weed you describe sounds like oxalis - there are many forms, including a creeping one. It's a b****r to get rid of!

Brad, when I managed a small tree nursery years ago, all used pots were washed in a chlorine solution. But it was voluntary - there don't seem to be many checks on nursery hygeine.
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amanda says...
Hi Julie - not oxalis I hope! More like a bindy?. I did get a bulb weed a bit like an onion grass on steroids too (no onion smell tho') It is proving very difficult as it sets seed also.
Bloody annoying really!
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Kath says...
I did a bit of a nursery runaround today & found they all have a tiny clover like weed so not sure how much 'safer' it is to buy from them!.
Am chasing a yellow frangipani now-see above for what I have to swap.
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Julie says...
Creeping oxalis

Is this what we are talking about? (not sure this is going to work - haven't added a picture before!)
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amanda says...
Bummer Julie - that's the little sod alright. Thanks for the warning - and good on u for doing the pic...it's good fun once u get used to it! U are never too old to learn hey!? :-)
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Julie says...
Kath, someone in my local rag has an ad for frangipanis - apricot, cream, white - at $10 each.

May be a bit far for you, it's in Armadale. 9497 3112
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Kath says...
Julie, thanks for that. I have managed to track down a few different colours including a tricolour, pink & yellow, dark pink, apricot, & a yellow locally but will take a note of the number in case I'm up that way.
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Brad says...
those frangipanis come in really bold colours now. enjoy.
the weed i was actually talking about is this one, it gets quit large and carpety if you don't pull it out early, this one popped up in a pot, but its a pain in garden beds in spring.
Damo - any chance we can do something for apples?
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Kath says...
That's the same one I have, & also this bigger more waxy leaved one-both from nursery bought plants & they creep & spread, & the chooks don't touch them unfortunately!
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Charles cant spell says...
Brad and Kath you weeds are different, Kaths looks very much like Purslane. A weed but highly nutricious and better than most vegies we grow. I am growing a specific large variety for eating but it not very hardy hence I am harvesting my weed and even cultivating it for use in my "garden" salads. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portulaca_oleracea

Not sure what Brad has though.
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Kath says...
Charles, I have the one Brad has AS WELL as the one in the picture I posted-lucky eh? TWO annoying little suckers! If you want some to eat, it's all yours!Also, have got my plants up on 'My Edibles' at last if you're interested,cheers
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Brad says...
great job on the edibles Kath. I think we need to come visit :)

My neighbour has that weed you posted. At least it pulls out really easy.

The one Julie posted came up in the soil mix i brought in for vegie beds, but didn't get established
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Julie says...
Kath, that is definitely purslane. Italians call it 'never die', which gives you an idea how persistent it is! It is easy to pull out, but comes back each summer anyway.

I'm surprised the chooks don't like it, as it is quite nutritious (high in Omega 3), as Charles said. I add it to salads sometimes. Last year I picked off a whole lot of leaves and froze them - these were added to soups in winter.

I can't remember the name of the other weed.
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Speedy says...
Brad, the weed you have ( it has white milky sap) is a Euphorbia sp. a very common 'Nursery weed'.

Purslane....
I grow it for food, though I grow a a form of it with larger more succulent leaves.
It's naturalised around my vege patch now and just lives off the moisture at the edges of the vege beds.
It's tough yet when in a good soil, is one of my favorite veges.
in salads or cooked with some other wild greens.

I let the wild variety grow too.
when they're big and full of seed I cut them off and give to the chooks.
It's the seeds that are a good source of omega-3 fatty acids and when chooks eat it (they eat the fruits that contain the seeds) the omega-3 FA's are then transfered into their eggs.
If you eat the chickens you'll also gain the benefits from their meat and fat.
a much more sustainable option than pillaging the oceans so you can take a capsule of fish oil.

I tend to eat lots of 'weeds'.
Nopales (Prickly pear cactus paddles) is also a favorite food here.
It's great, you dont have to look after it and it's free food, with some great health benefits.
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Araich says...
Sorry to go off topic but Kath your edibles page is great... any chance you could add some 'year planted' info on the older trees? It is good to see middle and mature plants as we often only see the young nursery stock.
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Kath says...
Hi Araich,I will try & put the year planted on when I get a chance. When I plant something I write the date on the label & keep them but only started doing that in the last 4 or so years so the rest would be a guesstimate.
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Brad says...
My Hokowase strawberries are starting to put out runners. Any Perthites want any?

Someone mentioned grafting. I'd be interested in grafting a branch (only) of Kaffir lime onto one of my lime trees, possibly a low point on the tahitian lime??? (I've never done any grafting)
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Charles cant spell says...
Yes pls, I will have Heritage (i think)Raspberries and Red Gauntlet Strawb babies soon if you want to swap.
I just pruned my Kaffir lime hard as I have just Espaliered the back fence, but once I get some more growth you can use the wood to try your graft. But i think you need to wait for late winter early spring for best chance of graft taking anyway.
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Julie says...
I can definitely recommend the Hokowase strawberries - the sweetest strawberry I have ever eaten, even when not fully ripe. Maybe not as productive as some others though. Brad, what do you think?
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Brad says...
beginners luck julie - the only strawberry i've grown. I'm told the very small alpine strawberries taste amazing, but the japanese breed the best combination of size and taste. I love the hokowase - and yep you can pick them a little light on colour and they're still yum. I get some a good size, but the majority are a little smaller than supermarket size. They also put out a lot of runners if you like propagating. Mine are in pots and I'm getting heaps, most of which I'll end up cutting off this year.

Charles - I put 3 pots out to grow on runners. I started with just one and within one summer propagated 20 plants! Any other takers?

I'm not keen on red gauntlet - I think the only other variety I'd try is the Cambridge one as I understand it can fruit for a longer season, even if it doesn't taste as good as the Hokowase.
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Brad says...
Charles & Mish - I've got strawberry plants for you. please contact me using eMail (my first name _at_ anize _dot_ org) to arrange handover.
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BJ says...
If anyone is interested in grafting fruit trees let me know and I'll let you know when I am pruning mine. (apples, fig, almond, blood plums, nectarines, peaches, apricots...). There is nothing exotic but I'd rather see the pruning grow into something rather than become compost. And it will probably be awhile before I prune; but if anyone is interested I can let you know.
I've never grafted anything before, but if anyone has heritage apples I'd love to turn one of mine into a splitzer.
I'm in Rivervale (near Burswood)
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Brad says...
Mish???
see above post to you
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Mish says...
Thanks
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kim says...
Hello - new to the forum. wondering if any one has any fruiting fig trees I can take cuttings from - preferably Kardinya area? I am happy to swap for anything in my edible garden!

Cheers - Kim
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Haakon says...
Gday Kim,

I have a potted fig seedling I pulled up from my vege patch. The parent is a ripper. Come over and get it whenever you like, 18 Simper Crescent WGV, just down the road. 0428 828 668

I just killed off my artichokes got any of them?
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Glory says...
Hi i have lady's finger(i think)suckers. Any one interested for swaping plant?
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Adrian says...
Kath can we pay you a visit in Karnup?


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juanita says...
Hi Glory! i have pisang ceylan & ladyfinger suckers...i also have yellow skin dragon fruit plant...do you have other type of banana plants? getting banana suckers out of the ground is terribly hard...is there any other easy way of separating them from the mother plant w/o damaging their roots?
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Brendan says...
Hi juanita, if you wet the ground around the sucker to be removed, certainly makes it easier. I just use a long handled post hole shovel. Mine are growing in sandy loam too :-)

Main thing is to make sure the sucker is seperated from the mother plant. Then just dig around the sucker and lift it out. (with the shovel).
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veevee says...
Hi, does anyone have bamboo plants or Bamboo seeds to swap for? I have elderberry, green fig, finger lime & red blood lime rooted cuttings I can swap for :)
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MaryT says...
Hi veevee I have black bamboo that I'm constantly giving away but it has been quite dry in Sydney and a friend has just removed a whole lot. I can't think how I can get some to you anyhow; I'm in Sydney and you are in Melbourne? Otherwise I would love to swap you for some red blood lime rooted cuttings.
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Glory says...
Hi Juanita, I have another one type. But not fruiting yet. Normally after get a fruit, better take the suckers out. This is a best time to separate the suckers.
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veevee says...
Hi Mary, I can post the red blood lime to you & I could include a prepare 500grams postage bag that you could send me rhymezones or small runners from you black bamboo. I'm happy to bare all postage expense. Let me know :)
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MaryT says...
Hi veevee, I went out and found this shoot just then and I would be happy for you to have it but I am quite weak at the moment and not sure if I can dig it out. If you send me an address to tngmry at yahoo dot com dot au I will send you something when I'm well again, or when I can talk someone into doing it. What size is a 'small runner' that is viable for you to grow it?
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Mike says...
Mary if you're down on plants and need to repopulate let me know.
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MaryT says...
Thanks Mike I will keep it in mind but I am not able to do much at the moment due to a slipped disc. I bet your place is a riot of growth at the moment. It's looking ok here too though we had some freezing weather last week.
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MaryT says...
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John Mc says...
For the first time my sputnick Rollinia is sending out flower buds with the emerging new leaves. There's a good chance of getting some early fruit set this year. I still have one hanging on from a late set last season.
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Phil@Tyalgum says...
How old is your Rollinia tree John? Mine is covered in new growth and is now taller than me, can't see any flowers yet...
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Mike says...
Just out of interest the green curtain closes a little tighter in Australia with the banning of untreated Annona seeds being imported.It seems to me the level of risk for many species is not commensurate with the restrictions imposed.
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Phil@Tyalgum says...
Yes I had some Annona seeds destroyed, after being consulted first though.. would have cost me a couple of hundred bucks to get them treated the way they required. I think I hadn't read the import conditions thoroughly enough. Asimina triloba still gets through, I think it is closely related.
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John Mc says...
Hey Phil, This is it's third season. It did flower in it's first and second season, but late. I have also changed the fert regime by restricting the chicken manure (nitrogen)and adding mower clippings (not necessarily lawn)for mulch, and soluable Mono potassium phosphate (MKP)late winter/early spring to promote flowering. I'll add some chicken manure after (hopefully) fruit set and see how we go.
Other Annonas like various Cherimoyas are responding in the same way.
Here's a pic of a "White" Cherimoya in early flower, well, early for here.
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MaryT says...
Veevee I kept breaking the bamboo shoots but here's some runners that I cut off末would it do?
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MaryT says...
At last I am able to dislodge and saw off a good clump for you veevee; will post tomorrow.

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veevee says...
Thank you!

I just packed a couple of blood limes for you. One has flowers so hopefully you can get some fruit this summer. They like to be grown in a big pot.
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MaryT says...
Looks sweet; thank you, veevee. That would be exciting. Your parcel should arrive in the next day or two. I wrapped them in damp newspaper inside a plastic bag.
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veevee says...
Mary I was wondering what that plant in your second picture in the left was. Is it coffee? I have a coffee plant as well but it's not doing well in melbourne. Is there frost in sydney?
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MaryT says...
Yes, veevee; it's a coffee on the left in Pic.2 ; it's flowering at the moment and I've had a few berries from it last season. The one in the foreground of Pic.1 is a Davidsons Plum. It has fruited also but the possums gets them first, I think; they always disappear before I pick them. No frost in my part of Sydney; I'm near the CBD. We do get frost in some suburbs.
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veevee says...
I got your bamboo shoots today. Can't wait to see them grow :)
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MaryT says...
That's great veevee; good luck with it. Do report any successes.
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MaryT says...
Veevee your blood limes arrived today末are they finger limes or round limes? They look like finger limes. I have potted them up. Thank you.
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BJ says...
those blood limes are a cross between finger lime and sour mandarin and are probably the most ornamental fruit tree for growing in a pot.
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MaryT says...
Yes they do look sweet BJ; veevee said they grow fast as well. I may have to pot them up again before too long. Can't wait to see some fruit. My finger lime (Rick Red) was covered in flowers but not one fruit resulted from it. Very sad.
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veevee says...
Hi Mary, good to see that they still look good. They are the round red lime. I have a green finger lime & they do have similar leafs but the finger lime leafs are darker and a little bit smaller.
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MaryT says...
They look great, veevee and just what I would love to have to add to my collection of citrus. Thank you!
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veevee says...
Mary, I forgot to ask you if you know if the bamboo clumps together or if it's the running type. I'm not sure if I should put it in big pots to be safe or in the groud.
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MaryT says...
Good idea to put it in a pot if you don't want it to 'walk'. I had it in a pot but forgot the holes and it escaped. So far (12 years) I have managed to keep it contained by snapping off shoots and growing other things in its path. I'm in the inner city so nowhere for it to go before hitting concrete or bitumen anyway.

This black bamboo is very expensive if you have to buy it at a nursery; it grows very tall and extremely useful if you want to harvest them for other uses. The picture shows one holding up my fig tree that grew from a rooted cutting. Just cut them and dry in the shade末they're as strong as iron (I dry them under the eaves of the house.)

P.S. A friend uses them to make fighting sticks for his kungfu students; he said they're light but strong and less likely for the kiddies to hurt themselves. :)
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veevee says...
I wanted to plant them along my front fence. It has concrete on both sides. Does this mean it cannot run into the nature strip?

Oh nice! I was about to buy dry bamboo to hold up my tomatoes.
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MaryT says...
Not sure if it would run under the concrete; depending how deep the concrete is. The other thing is it's VERY TALL ; I'm no good with measurements but it's easily ten feet tall (one storey high) or more so you might want to consider the shade that it might throw. Mine are grown under a gigantic jacaranda tree (the canopy was bigger than my house until the neighbour chopped off most of it on their side) so to some extent they limit each other.
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MaryT says...
Here's a pic of the bamboo under the jacaranda; it does have the disadvantage of blocking the sight of my neighbour's two storey townhouse and their lovely air conditioner. The other pic shows a corner of a small covered area末I copied the dragon from a piece of jade at an art exhibition and made my handyman cut the motif (he says he swells with pride every time he looks at it and brings people to see his "artwork" LOL)
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veevee says...
I love the first picture very nice with the art work. Woow they are so tall! my front yard is very big so it should be fine with the shade.
I just bought my place & it doesnt have any plants so I'm trying to create a tropical theme since it's rare for melbourne. So far I've got a banana, mango & coffee tree :)

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MaryT says...
How exciting; you have a blank canvas末almost. My garden space is tiny and precious. Have a ball!
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Brendan says...
G'day Mike, none of the pepper vine runners you gave me have survived :-(
What am I doing wrong? I'm thinking I pamper them too much?
What are their water requirements? Do they like a lot, or not much?

Can I have some more one day, when you have some? Thanks.
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Birdy_booo says...
Hi everyone, was just wondering if anyone in melbourne have a betel plants that I can take some cuttings from? I am a new gardener so I don't have too many plants to swap with, I m happy to pay for it or you are welcome to come to my garden and take cuttings from my lime, lemon, figs, blueberries or raspberries plants. I also have a pot of Indian guava and a couple of fruiting strawberries pots that I m happy to part with for some cutting. Thank you.
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Linton says...
Betel Plants

Dear Birdy booo, the Betel Leaf is a tropical vine so what happens in Melbourne is it dies back to the ground in winter and regrows in summer.

Mine is just starting to sprout new leaves now and should be big enough for cuttings in about 1 more month. Please ask again in December and I should be able to give you some cuttings then.
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10th November 2012 9:40am
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Birdy_booo says...
That would be so great Linton! I will definitely be calling back in a month. Thanks again!
Can you tell me in the mean time how you grow yours? Location wise and general care? Would the vine also grow from cuttings if I manage to find some from the Asian grocer?
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Mike says...
They grow from even ratty small cuttings.A little root powder and a plastic bag over the pot will help.
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Birdy_booo says...
Thanks for that Mike. Someone offered me over 25 cuttings over the weekend. Will have a go at striking them. If I get success for all of them I will pass some on to anyone who are interested. Thanks again Linton for your offer.
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veevee says...
Mary, how is your lime doing?. The bamboo shoots ended up rotting away but the bamboo clump is doing well...just grew a couple of new shoots this week :)
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MaryT says...
Hi veevee; those shoots were only good for eating:) I should have said, but I'm glad there are new shoots; they'll take off from here. Both limes are doing well, the little one has lots of new growth and the bigger one is healthy, though I think it's spent its energy on flowering. No signs of fruit but you never know.
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Jenny says...
I have 2 seedling cherimoyas needing good homes, happy to swap, pick up only southside Brisbane email scodz (at) bigpond (dot) com if you're interested!
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Diana says...
Hi Jenny,

What do you want to swap these for?

Diana.
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Jenny says...
Hi Diana, well there's only a couple of things I'd really like & they are a bit obscure ie lucuma & grafted sapodilla but send me an email & we'll work something out. I'm not too worried about swapping really just want to make sure my babies are looked after!
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Db says...
Jenny, Daleys have 2 Krasuey Sapodilla available in case you are interested in buying..
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Jenny says...
yes but the freight puts me off..
I'm not in a hurry, I just keep checking the nurseries around me. It's fun to browse ;)
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BJ says...
freight is half price right now. Good time to buy if what you want is in stock...
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Jenny says...
Good point BJ I had forgotten. I've also got a $10 voucher! Great time to buy.
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VF says...
Thanks John Mc - the package has arrived safe'n sound. :)
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John Mc says...
That's great VF. What's happened to Aus post lately? parcels are being delivered next day, instead of 8 days.
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VF says...
They have to get it right some of the time, don't they??? He he he :)
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fruit365ayear says...
I have non astringent persimmon seedlings that I'm willing to swap for dwarf ambarella seeds or seedling or anything else that's that's exotic and has edible fruit or nuts my email is hammondvanhoren@yahoo.com


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Rob10 says...
Hey All,
I have two projects running at the moment which i would be oh so grateful for any cuttings or seeds.
1/ An office veggie/fruit garden in Northern beaches of Sydney about 8x6m in size.
2/ A 30 acre farm which i want to cover in productive growth in Portland Victoria.

Two very different climates but if anyone has anything they want to share i'd love to here from you to get them off the ground affordably.
Happy to pick up and pay for postage.
At the moment all i would have to swap is a few Kefir grains.

Thank you!!!!!!!
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Slicko says...
G'day All,

I wonder if anyone can help me out with scion wood and/or cuttings.

I live in South East Brisbane and would be happy to travel a bit or post. Happy to swap or buy.

Granny Smith apple

Chambourcin Grape
Pink Iona Grape
Isabella Grape

Cara Cara orange

Unfortunately, I don't have a lot to swap at the moment.

My citrus are mostly too young to take wood off but I can possibly help with

Myer lemon
Washington navel orange
Anna apple
Tropical Sweet apple
Florda Prince peach
Sunraycer nectarine

Thanks for any help

Mick
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