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Tropicalsanders's Edible Backyard

Joined: 26/11/08 Updated: 19/08/09 Frost: None
Location: Sippy Downs, QLD, AU

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Supports for climbers - Could someone tell me what the best support for boysenberries and rasperries are, i have my 2 in pots and i have new canes going everywhere and i really dont know what the best support would be, any ideas?..3232 days 15hrs
Passionfruit2 - i also have a passionfruit that is growing well, has been in for over a year, has had flowers, but then i dont see any fruit, i fertilize regularly too. i didnt get it from Daleys though, all my other fruit trees are doing great...3254 days 22hrs
Citrus problem - I have a lime tree, i think it is, the leaves are very nice , i have had 1 flower last year and then the tiny fruit dropped off in the early stages. this tree isnt a young one, it was in the garden when we moved there 2.5 years ago. Last year i pruned i..3254 days 22hrs

Dwarf Peach (Grafted) 10/10

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Update: 2961 days 18hrs

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Lovely shape and nice and small.  It is just having its first few blossoms and new leaves. Older leaves have just dropped also.

Fruiting Months November and December

Planted: 1997

Height 50 Centimetres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: dynamic lifter

When I Fertilise: Winter

Pest Control:

white oil

Organic Status:Partially Organic

Question:

Should I leave these blossoms or take them off?


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Dwarf Lime - Tahitian (Grafted) 6/10

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Update: 2961 days 18hrs

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Also another citrus which gives me grief with the shrivelling up of leaves and diseases.  Had a few fruit this year, very nice limes.

Fruiting Months March, April, May

Planted: 1997

Height 80 Centimetres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 0.5 kilograms per Year

First Fruited: 1.5 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Pruned By: 20% in

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: dynamic lifter for citrus trees

When I Fertilise: Winter

Pest Control:

white oil

Organic Status:Partially Organic

Question:

? about pruning, when and how much.


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Raspberry - Williamette (Grafted) 10/10

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Update: 2966 days 18hrs

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Long canes and lots of fruit. Fruit quickly ripens. I would go out every morning and take at least 1 off to eat.

Fruiting Months January, February, August, September

Planted: 1997

Height 0.5 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 1 kilograms per Year

First Fruited: 6 Months from Purchase in Pot

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Pruned By: 80% in After Fruiting, Autumn, Winter

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: dynamic lifter for fruit trees

When I Fertilise: Winter

Pest Control:

None

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Fig Black Genoa (Grafted) 6/10

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Update: 2966 days 18hrs

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Strange shape tree.

Fruiting Months August and September

Planted: 1997

Height 30 Centimetres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 1 kilograms per Year

First Fruited: 1 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Pruned By: 10% in

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: dynamic lifter

When I Fertilise: Winter

Pest Control:

 

Organic Status:Partially Organic

Question:

Should I prune this fig back.?  I dont know how much to take off and when to do it.   How long should I leave fruit on before picking.  I have in the past taken fruit off, being dark brown thinking it was ripe, only to find it wasnt.


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Dwarf Orange (Grafted) 7/10

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Update: 2966 days 18hrs

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Like all citruses, can have diseases and pests.

Fruiting Months July, August, September

Planted: 1997

Height 1 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 1 kilograms per Year

First Fruited: 1.5 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Pruned By: 20% in After Fruiting

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: dynamic lifter

When I Fertilise: Winter

Pest Control:

white oil

Organic Status:Partially Organic

Question:

How much can I prune this back? and when.


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Dwarf Mandarin (Grafted) 5/10

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Update: 2966 days 18hrs

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A painful tree. leaves always have pests. no fruit.

Planted: 1997

Height 80 Centimetres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Pruned By: 20% in

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: dynamic lifter for fruit trees

When I Fertilise: Winter

Pest Control:

white oil

Organic Status:Partially Organic

Question:

 ? about pruning, when and how much?


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Dwarf Mango - Irwin (Grafted) 10/10

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Update: 2966 days 18hrs

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This little tree is such a lovely shape. I had 1 heavy mango on it earlier this year after having hundreds of flowers.  Fruit was large and orange.  Could have been riper though when I ate it.

Fruiting Months March

Planted: 1997

Height 1 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 0.5 kilograms per Year

First Fruited: 1 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Pruned By: 30% in

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Dynamic lifter for fruit trees

When I Fertilise: Winter

Pest Control:

White Oil and other if needed.

Organic Status:Partially Organic

Question:

 What is the tiny dots all over the leaves?  what can i do about them.


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Grape - Pink Iona (Grafted) 6/10

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Update: 2966 days 18hrs

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Had some healthy growth last year but I have it near a large lime tree not sure if it gets too much shade.

Planted: 2002

Height 30 Centimetres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

First Fruited: 1.5 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Low Sun

Water Given in: Winter

Pruned By: 80% in Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: dynamic lifter

When I Fertilise: Winter

Pest Control:

White oil

Organic Status:Partially Organic

Question:

Should I move the grape or will I do more damage?  Did I cut it back too much?


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Miracle Fruit 5/10

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Update: 2966 days 18hrs

Comments: -

slow growing bushy plant. no fruit yet after 2 years.

Planted: 1997

Height 30 Centimetres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: dynamic lifter for fruit trees

When I Fertilise: Winter

Pest Control:

white oil

Organic Status:Partially Organic

Question:

Not sure whats happening with this one, doesnt seem to be growing much and no fruit. Am I doing something wrong.


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Berry - Boysenberry (Grafted) 9/10

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Update: 2966 days 18hrs

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A rampant climber, wanting to root itself into the ground wherever it lands. Very prickly. Havnt had alot of fruit.

Fruiting Months January and February

Planted: 1997

Height 7 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 0.5 kilograms per Year

First Fruited: 1 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Pruned By: 20% in

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: dynamic lifter

When I Fertilise: Winter

Pest Control:

 

Organic Status:Partially Organic

Question:

How much can I cut this back.  should I have pruned to the ground?


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Dwarf Mulberry - Black (Grafted) 10/10

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Update: 2966 days 18hrs

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Fantastic tree - last season gave me heaps of fruit, takes a while to ripen.  this year i have hundreds of fruit on my tree.

Fruiting Months August and September

Planted: 1997

Height 2 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 1 kilograms per Year

First Fruited: 1 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Pruned By: 30% in

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: dynamic lifter

When I Fertilise: Winter

Pest Control:

white oil when needed

Organic Status:Partially Organic

Question:

 


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