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Joined: 24/08/10 Updated: 24/08/10 Frost:
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Low chill apple growers in brisbane - I just updated my thread on the topic - check it out here http://www.daleysfruit.com.au/forum/low-chill-apples-trees/ ..936 days 21hrs
Low chill apples trees - Thought I would update this thread - I reckon I have over 300 apples in those home made exclusion bags. There are still a heap of flowers yet to make more fruit - happy days. It just shows - good quality apples can be grown in Brisbane...937 days 8hrs
Avocado41 - I live in Brisbane and have put in a Pinkerton (A) and a Sharwill (B) and a Sheppard (B). Hope this helps - I did a heap of research on the subject. Cheers..940 days 5hrs
White choko1 - I think the white ones just look unique and special - if you want to eat a choko - try and get a white one - they are best eaten when the are just smaller than an egg. I just bought one on eBay to grow some and help peeps out again. ..947 days 3hrs
Spring quiz competition - I rather wazzamcg than Mr McGoldrick, thanks for the competition...2118 days 2hrs
Spring quiz competition - I put in 19 answers,crikey some of the questions were hard...2118 days 9hrs
Sugar cane bales - Andrew Currant of Norwell (near Jacob's Well), he will deliver them to you. Andrew is a nice bloke and I've used him for years. Call Andrew on 0414 458 175 Or here is their web page. http://www.currantcatahoulas.com.au/sugar-cane-mulch/..2153 days 8hrs
Fruit fly exclusion bags - I found that if the organza bag leans on the fruit itself the fruit fly will still sting the fruit. The solution may be a much larger bag so that the fruit cannot touch the bag. I'm leaning towards a net that covers the whole tree after what I observ..2156 days 11hrs
Avocado trees in subtropics - I took the following extract from the web. "If sufficient land is available a wider spacing is preferred. Planting distances is a much debated subject. A higher planting density gives higher returns in the early years of the planting, but it can also ..2164 days 8hrs
Orange trees brisbane - They sure will, in fact I have a dwarf Washington Navel and a dwarf seedless Valencia growing side by side in the same hole. I did this to extend the fruit forming period out of the same spot in the ground. It works out well, I did the same thin..2167 days 2hrs
Apple tree for subtropical - I always knew I may be a tad over the low chill requirements, but I bit the bullet and gave it a go. I'm not disappointed, in fact, I think it has been successful - I just have manage the darn fruit fly. I would have had 60+ this year if I had managed ..2175 days 6hrs
Apple tree for subtropical - I have 6 low chill varieties growing well in Brisbane. They are; Pinkabelle Sundowner Fuji Pink Lady Lady Williams Jonagold I bought most of them from here. http://www.woodbridgefruittrees.com.au/woodbridgefruittrees/search?orderby=position..2176 days 4hrs
Apple tree pests - I'm fairly sure you have Woolly Aphids - the picture is similar what I have seen on my trees. Watch this video to get rid of them. http://www.abc.net.au/local/videos/2011/04/28/3202377.htm The insecticides she recommends are Lebaycid and Baythro..2196 days 8hrs
White choko1 - For those not sure on how to plant choko's - I suggest the following. The root system comes out of the same spot as the shoot, as seen in the picture below. I would plant the choko out after the shoot is about 4" to 6" long. I would plant it out..2228 days 11hrs
White choko1 - Hi All To those who received the white choko's or expecting them, please consider doing what BJ did for me - offer them to those in need next season. I have since cut my plant right back after it started growing over my dwarf mulberry. BJ dese..2230 days 21hrs

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