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K1's Edible Backyard

Joined: 26/11/08 Updated: 13/08/09 Frost: None
Location: Auchenflower, QLD, AU

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Small Leaf Tamarind 6/10

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Update: 2965 days 18hrs

Comments: -

i kept this tree in pot for too long and now in ground and appears very happy. slow growing It does get some shade during the early part of the day

Planted: 2009

Height 700 Centimetres

Growing: In the Ground

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun


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k2 says... [2607 days 19hrs ago]
going gangbusters now

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Raspberry - Heritage 5/10

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Update: 2965 days 18hrs

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This raspberry has grown well and sent up numerous canes but no joy with fruit

Growing: In the Ground

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

After Fruiting

Organic Status:Organic

Question:

what do i need to do to encourage fruiting -


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Diana says... [2936 days 12hrs ago]
I live in Kenmore and mine fruited quite well in autumn. I think you are lucky if you get anything out of them at other times of year, so maybe just wait?

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Midyim Berry

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Native Ginger

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Dwarf Lemon - Meyer

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Update: 2965 days 18hrs

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Struggles as it has wet feet in the shale/clay and although growing isnt entirely happy

Height 1 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Fruit Harvest: 1 kilograms per Year

First Fruited: 1 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

When I Fertilise: When Fruiting and Spring

Organic Status:Organic


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Dwarf Mulberry - Black 8/10

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Update: 2965 days 18hrs

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This plant is growing well and happy in clay/shale with mulching and composting

No fruit yet

Height 1.5 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Organic Status:Organic


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Sorrel - French 7/10

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Update: 2965 days 18hrs

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all ok

Planted: 2008

Growing: In a Pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Organic Status:Organic


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Rhubarb - Victoria

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Update: 2965 days 18hrs

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Difficult in Brisbane- i thought rhubarb leaves were toxic to mammals but the possums would never leave this plant alone and ate it off at the ground constantly i tried 2 plants with the same result


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Chilli - Rocoto Tree

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Update: 2965 days 18hrs

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Not a chance with the possums they have a radar for this plant


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Lemon Grass 9/10

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Update: 2965 days 18hrs

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in pot

happy but very thirsty plant

Growing: In a Pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun


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Turmeric Orange

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Native Ginger - Atherton Red Back 6/10

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Update: 2965 days 18hrs

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growing very well

could be a little too well as taking over a small corner of the garden

Planted: 2008

Height 2 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Organic Status:Organic


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Davidson Plum - NSW (Seedling) 7/10

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Update: 2965 days 18hrs

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Growing happily despite clay/shale soil

very slow growth, composted and mulched

Planted: 2009

Height 500 Centimetres

Growing: In the Ground

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Organic Status:Organic


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Dwarf Mulberry - Red Shahtoot (Grafted) 7/10

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Update: 2965 days 18hrs

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Growing very well if the possums would leave it alone!

no fruit yet

Planted: 2009

Height 1.5 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring


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Native Mulberry 8/10

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Update: 2965 days 18hrs

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Going gangbusters

Planted: 2009

Height 1.5 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Organic Status:Organic


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Midyim Berry 4/10

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Update: 2965 days 18hrs

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slow growing

no fruit yet

 

Planted: 2009

Height 500 Centimetres

Growing: In the Ground

Sun/Shade: Low Sun

Water Given in: Spring


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Pepino - Kendall Gold 1/10

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Update: 2965 days 18hrs

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struggles in Brisbane --> or it may be the shale clayey soil I have. Was attacked by grasshoppers and loses leaves easily . no fruit despite lots of compost and mulch

Growing: In the Ground

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun


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k2 says... [2607 days 19hrs ago]
now dead

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TRIED BUT DIED

Curry Tree

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Jaboticaba

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